Celebrating nice, wherever you are
Canada is made up of friendly faces, iconic places and rich cultures worth celebrating every day—from province to territory, neighbour to neighbour. The world needs more nice. Find your inspiration and (re)discover what it means to you.
Hover over the provinces and territories to see current domestic travel restrictions and traveller self‑isolation requirements. Information updated as of April 6, 2021.
As of March 29, Whistler Blackcomb ski resort is closed. All non-resident travel to Haida Gwaii is restricted. Otherwise, no travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering British Columbia (BC); however, people travelling to BC from another province or territory within Canada should only come for essential reasons. British Columbians are urged to avoid non-essential travel; this includes all travel into and out of BC and between regions of the province.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Alberta (AB).Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering SK, except Regina; as of March 23, travel is not recommended in or out of the Regina area unless absolutely necessary.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Manitoba (MB), but 14 day self-isolation required, except for essential workers and specific exemptions. Travel to and from northern MB is restricted and non-essential travel is discouraged.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Ontario (ON), but 14-day self-isolation strongly advised. Travel between regions within ON should only be for essential purposes. Based on community needs, some municipalities and local medical officers of health have exercised their authority to implement more restrictions or requirements; it is advised to check status before travelling.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions or isolation requirements for domestic travellers entering Quebec (QC). Travel between regions within QC should only be for essential purposes. As of April 1, a curfew is in effect from 8pm to 5am in Québec City, Gatineau and Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais Regional County Municipality. As of March 17, a curfew is in effect from 9:30pm to 5am for both Level 4 - Maximum Alert (red) zones and Level 3 - Alert (orange) zones. People are prohibited to move outside of their homes during these hours with few exceptions (e.g. going to work or medical reasons).Tap to Explore
Prohibition on all non-essential travel into New Brunswick (NB) for all domestic travellers, except for workers and other specific exemptions (e.g. medical reasons) and Quebec (QC) residents from Listuguj First Nation and Pointe-a-la-Croix who have pre-registered and been approved to enter for essential services. 14-day self-isolation for all domestic travellers entering NB, except for specific exemptions.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions for all domestic travellers entering Nova Scotia (NS), but 14-day self-isolation required for all domestic travellers entering NS, except for exempt workers from specific sectors and residents of Prince Edward Island (PE), NB and NL.Tap to Explore
Prince Edward Island
Prohibition on all non-essential travel into Prince Edward Island (PE), non-residents need to apply for pre-travel approval, including a 14 day self-isolation plan; exception for Quebec (QC) residents going to the Magdalen Islands.14-day self-isolation for all other admitted travellers entering PE, except for exempt essential workers and PE residents travelling for essential purposes (e.g. medical appointment) who return the same day.Tap to Explore
Newfoundland & Labrador
Atlantic residents (NB, NS, PE) are permitted to enter Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) but are required to self-isolate for 14 days; prohibition on travel to Newfoundland and Labrador for all other domestic travellers, except for residents and workers from key sectors and other specific exemptions as approved by the Chief Medical Officer of Health. Canadians living outside of Atlantic Canada who own a home in Newfoundland and Labrador are allowed to enter but are still required to self-isolate for 14 days. 14-day self-isolation for all travellers entering NL (some exceptions for essential workers).Tap to Explore
Entry permitted for Canadians following self-isolation requirements, with few exceptions; enforcement at land borders and airport; mandatory travel routes for transiting through Yukon (YT). Several First Nations governments and communities currently have travel advisories in place. Travellers are asked to limit travel to YT communities and travel respectfully. The government does not recommend non-essential travel to the territory. Mandatory self-isolation for all domestic travelers entering YT, except for residents of border areas and critical workers from BC, NT and NU; critical service workers entering YT from all other Canadian jurisdictions must self-isolate; self-isolation must occur in Whitehorse, unless visiting a family member (in which case self-isolation must occur at their residence).Tap to Explore
Prohibition on travel to Northwest Territories (NT) for all domestic travellers; entry permitted for Northwest Territories residents or those moving to Northwest Territories coming for work or attending school, critical or essential service workers, transiting to neighbouring jurisdictions (12-hour limit), transboundary First Nations people exercising treaty rights,Nunavut patients in the NT for medical treatment, with few exemptions; enforcement at land borders and airport. 14-day self-isolation for all admitted travellers entering Northwest Territories; must self-isolate in government designated sites in Yellowknife, Inuvik, Hay River or Fort Smith; travellers from Nunavut may be eligible to receive a self-isolation exemption from the Office of the Chief Public Health OfficerTap to Explore
Travel bubble with Churchill, Manitoba (MB) whereby no isolation required if travelling directly from Churchill; mutual travel bubble with Northwest Territories (NT) is suspended, but those travelling directly from NT may still enter Nunavut (NU) with no isolation required; prohibition on all other travel into NU, except residents and critical workers; require written permission from the territory’s Chief Public Health Officer to enter. Non-essential travel within NU is not recommended. Mandatory 14-day self-isolation for all admitted travellers prior to boarding a plane to NU, except for those travelling directly from NT and Churchill, MB; must isolate in government designated sites in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa or Yellowknife.Tap to Explore
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Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
Vacation accommodations are limited to those who reside together, or if a person lives on their own, up to two other persons with whom the person regularly interacts.
As of March 29, indoor dining is closed in restaurants, cafes, pubs and breweries. Outdoor dinning with sufficient distancing measures is permitted; patrons must only dine with individuals from their household or core bubble if they live alone; patrons who remain on premises after being served must be seated.
Liquor sales in all bars, lounges, pubs and restaurants must stop at 10pm and establishments must close by 11pm (unless full meal service is available). Standalone banquet halls are closed until further notice.
Most businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to WorkSafeBC protocols and a COVID-19 Safety Plan in place). Exceptions include casinos and nightclubs, which are closed until further notice.
Most parks, beaches and outdoor spaces are open. Provincial park campground reservations are open for two months in advance at the time of booking for BC residents; out-of-province reservations open July 8. Preferential access to camping will be given to BC residents for the entire summer season. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.
In-person events and community-based gatherings are suspended; this includes seasonal activities such as indoor and outdoor events (with the exception of drive-in and drop-off events), musical or theatre performances, and movie viewings in cinemas.
Hotels, motels, hunting and fishing lodges may remain open, but with no in-person dining and access to recreational facilities.
As of April 9, in-person service is not permitted indoors. Restaurants, pubs, bars, lounges and cafes can open for outdoor patio dining, takeout and delivery only.
Maximum of 6 people per table and establishments are required to capture contact information of patrons; individuals must be from same household or the 2 close contacts for people living alone; liquor service must stop at 10pm and in-person dining must close by 11pm.
As of April 7, all retail businesses are limited to 15% capacity; all entertainment businesses and entities are closed, including museums, art galleries, casinos, amusement parks, theatres, concert halls, and arenas.
Most parks and outdoor spaces are open; however, only selected campgrounds are open at national parks and comfort camping remains unavailable at provincial parks. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.
Saskatchewan is in Phase 4.2
Regina area: As of March 28, all restaurants and licenced establishments must close for in-person dining; takeout and delivery are permitted.
Other areas: Dine-in can open with sufficient distancing measures and a maximum of 4 people per table and establishments are required to capture contact information of patrons
Regina area: As of March 28, all venues including, arts venues, museums, live theatre, cinemas, nightclubs or any non-essential indoor location that had limits of 30 people must close.
Other areas: All businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan). Retail services must limit capacity to 50% and large retail locations must limit capacity to 25%. Capacity is restricted to 30 people at all arenas, live theatres, movie theatres and performing arts venues. Casinos are closed. Most parks and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.
Nightclubs must adhere to a maximum of 6 patrons per table, with no mingling between tables, and no karaoke and dance floors; nightclubs in Saskatoon must also prohibit alcohol consumption after 10pm and close at 11pm; entertainment transportation services (e.g., limousines and party buses) are not permitted.
All casinos, movie theatres and concert halls remain closed. Retail operations are permitted to open for in-person shopping up to 50% capacity to a maximum of 500 people. Museums and galleries can operate up to 25% capacity.
Outdoor activities are permitted but are limited to groups of 10 people (unless from the same household); ice fishing shelters are considered indoor spaces and restricted to members from one household per shelter.
As of April, 8, Ontario is issuing a province-wide Stay-at-Home order requiring everyone to remain at home except for essential purposes.
As of April 3, Ontario is imposing a provincewide emergency brake intended to be kept in place for at least four weeks.
The COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open is paused during the provincewide emergency brake and Stay-at-Home order.
Hotels, motels, lodges, cabins, cottages, resorts student residences and other shared rental accommodations can operate but indoor pools, fitness centres or other recreational facilities are closed.
Short-term rentals are only to be provided to individuals who are in need of housing.
Campsites at seasonal campgrounds must be made available only for trailers and recreational vehicles that are used by individuals who are in need of housing and permitted to be there by the terms of a full season contract.
Restaurants, bars and other food or drink establishments will be permitted to operate by take-out, drive-thur, and delivery only.
Indoor and outdoor dining is prohibited.
Night clubs are only permitted to open if they operate as a food or drink establishment providing take-out, drive-thru and delivery only.
Amusement parks, water parks, casinos, bingo halls and gaming establishments, concert venues, theatres and cinemas (includes drive-in or drive-thru events), museums and cultural amenities, tour and guide services are all closed.
Zoos and aquariums are permitted to operate only for the care of animals.
Some outdoor recreational amenities permitted to open, subject to conditions.
Ski hills are closed. Golf courses and driving ranges are permitted to operate.
Quebec has a regional alert system in place. There are 4 levels in total: Level 1 Vigilance (green), Level 2 Early Warning (yellow), Level 3 Alert (orange), and Level 4 Maximum Alert (red).
For current region classifications, see Alert levels map.
Starting April 1, special measures apply in Québec City, Gatineau and Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais Regional County Municipality.
Red regions: All restaurants and bars are closed to in-person service; only takeout, drive-thru and delivery are permitted. During the 9:30pm to 5am curfew, only delivery service is allowed.
“Orange” regions: Dine-in can open for restaurants but bars are closed; maximum of 2 adults per table, who may be accompanied by their children under the age of 18. During the 9:30pm to 5am curfew, only delivery service is allowed. Establishments are required to capture contact information of patrons; only customers with proof of residence in the same region as the restaurant are admitted.
Québec City, Gatineau and Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais Regional County Municipality: As of April 1, all restaurants and bars are closed to in-person service; only takeout, drive-thru and delivery are permitted. During the 8pm to 5am curfew, only delivery service is allowed.
Red regions: All businesses are permitted to open (with restricted capacity); all businesses must close by 9pm to abide by the 9:30pm curfew.
Auditoriums, cinemas, theatres, casinos, amusement centres, saunas and spas are closed. Cinemas can open. Outdoor activities are permitted but limited to groups of up to 8 people (unless from the same household); indoor activities are prohibited.
Orange regions: All businesses are permitted to operate with restricted capacity; all businesses must close by 9pm to abide by the 9:30pm curfew.
Auditoriums, cinemas, theatres can open; casinos, amusement centres, saunas and spas are closed. Outdoor activities are permitted but are limited to groups of up to 8 people; indoor activities are limited to two people (unless from the same household).
Québec City, Gatineau and Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais Regional County Municipality: As of April 1, only essential commercial enterprises are open; all businesses must close by 7:30pm to abide by the 8pm curfew.
As of March 29, Zone 4 (Edmundston Region) excluding Saint Quentin and Kedgwick is in the Red Level.
All other zones are in the Yellow level.
Red Level: All food and beverage are closed to in-person service; only takeout, drive-thru and delivery are permitted.
Yellow Level: Dine-in can open at restaurants, brewpubs and taprooms with sufficient distancing measures; venues are required to capture the contact info of patrons; patrons must be seated at all times and are restricted to members of a single household bubble and "Steady 15".
Red Level: Casinos, amusement centres, cinemas, outdoor skating rinks, ski hills, large live performance venues, and recreational businesses or facilities are closed.
Yellow Level: All businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to WorkSafeNB guidelines and health measures related to their area of activity; all businesses must prepare operational plans). Most parks, beaches and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.
Casinos, amusement centres, cinemas and large live performance venues may operate under a COVID-19 operational plan up to 50% capacity and physical distancing between patrons who are not members of the same household or Steady 15.
Most businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to sector associations' government-approved Workplace COVID-19 Prevention Plans). Most parks, beaches and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.
Prince Edward Island
As of March 13, PEI is moved to the post circuit breaker.
As of March 13, dine-in can open at restaurants and bars with sufficient distancing measures; maximum of 10 patrons per table; establishments must close by 12am; maximum of 50 patrons; 3 additional groups of 50 are permitted with anapproved operational plan.
As of March 13, retail stores, museums and libraries can operate with sufficient distancing measures; movie theatres are limited to 50 people; 3 additional groups of 50 are permitted with anapproved operational plan.
Newfoundland & Labrador
As of March 27, Newfoundland & Labrador is in Alert Level 2.
As of March 27, restaurants can open for in-person dining to maximum 50% capacity with sufficient distancing measures; bars and lounges can open to maximum 50% capacity in accordance with guidelines.
As of March 13, retail stores, museums and libraries can operate with sufficient distancing measures; movie theatres are limited to 50 people; 3 additional groups of 50 are permitted with an approved operational plan.
Restaurants can open at full capacity for dine-in with sufficient distancing measures and approved operational plan; bars can open at 50% capacity with distancing measures and approved operational plan; restaurants and bars are required to capture the contact info of patrons.
Northwest Territories is inPhase 2 of 4.
In Arviat: Restaurants can open for takeout and delivery services. Bars are closed.
In all other communities: Food service and licenced establishments may open for regular business with maximum 75% capacity.
As of April 7 in Arviat: Businesses can open with sufficient physical distancing. Theatres, libraries, galleries and museums may open for family and individual visits. No group tours. All municipal, territorial and federal parks may open. Buildings remain closed. Arenas can open with maximum 50 people or 50% capacity.
In all other communities: Businesses can open with sufficient physical distancing. Galleries, museums and libraries can open with maximum 25 people or 50% capacity. Theatres can open with maximum 100 people or 75% capacity. All municipal, territorial and federal parks are open. Arenas can open with maximum 50 people or 50% capacity.