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Hover over the provinces and territories to see current domestic travel restrictions and traveller self‑isolation requirements. Information updated as of November 19, 2020.
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. As of November 7, travel into and out of the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley should be limited to essential travel only; this limitation does not restrict travel and flights to/from BC.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Alberta. Starting November 2, eligible international travellers returning to Alberta at the Calgary International Airport or Coutts land border crossing can participate in a pilot program that will allow them to quarantine for less time (approximately 48 hours) provided they test negative for COVID-19 and if they commit to following specific public health and testing measures.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Saskatchewan.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Manitoba, but self-isolation required (except for residents of Western Canada and Northwestern Ontario). Travel to and from northern Manitoba is restricted and non-essential travel is discouraged.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Ontario (ON). Travel between regions within ON, especially from higher transmission to lower transmission areas, should only be for essential purposes.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Quebec (QC). Residents of a region or territory within QC that is designated as a "Red" zone must avoid travelling to "Green", "Yellow" or "Orange" zones and outside of QC, inter-regional travel is also not recommended for regions in the "Orange" zone, and access is not allowed to Nunavik and James Bay.Tap to Explore
Travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no-self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents; prohibition on all non-essential travel into New Brunswick (NB) for all other domestic travellers, except for workers and other specific exemptions such as Canadian residents owning property in NB or visiting family members, and Quebec residents entering for essential services or going to the Magdalen Islands. 14-day self-isolation for all other domestic travellers entering NB, except for exempt essential service providers and Quebec residents entering for essential services. Under specific circumstances, NB residents who work outside of the Atlantic bubble may be eligible to forego self-isolation requirements or be subject to less stringent self-isolation requirements.Tap to Explore
Travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents. No travel restrictions for all other domestic travellers entering Nova Scotia, but 14-day self-isolation required, except for exempt workers from specific sectors.Tap to Explore
Prince Edward Island
Travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents; 14-day self-isolation for all other admitted travellers entering Prince Edward Island, except for exempt essential workers. Prohibition on all non-essential travel into Prince Edward Island for all other domestic travellers with the exception of seasonal residents and their family members, entry for family connections, and Quebec residents going to the Magdalen Islands.Tap to Explore
Newfoundland & Labrador
Travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents. Prohibition on all 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 other domestic travellers entering Newfoundland and Labrador, except for asymptomatic workers from specific sectors.Tap to Explore
Entry permitted for Canadians following self-isolation requirements; exceptions for critical or essential service workers and those transiting to/from Alaska (24-hour limit); 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 (outside of Whitehorse) and travel respectfully. The government does not recommend non-essential travel to the territory. As of November 20, mandatory self-isolation for all domestic travelers entering YT, except for critical workers; 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) foro 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.Tap to Explore
Travel bubble with Churchill, Manitoba, whereby no self-isolation required if travelling directly from Churchill; as of November 17, mutual travel bubble with Northwest Territories (NT) is suspended, but those travelling directly from NT may still enter Nunavut (NU) with no self-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. 14-day self-isolation for all admitted travellers prior to travelling to Nunavut, except for those travelling directly from NT and Churchill, MB; must self-isolate in government designated sites in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa or Yellowknife.Tap to Explore
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Phase 3 of 4
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
As of November 13, 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.
Restaurants, cafes, pubs and breweries can open for dine-in (with sufficient distancing measures and a maximum of 6 patrons per table); patrons who remain on premises after being served must be seated.
As of September 8, liquor sales in all bars, lounges, pubs and restaurants must stop at 10pm and they must close by 11pm (unless full meal service is available). Stand-alone banquet halls are closed until further notice.
Stage 2 of 3
Restaurants, lounges and bars can open (with sufficient distancing and health measures in place).
As of November 13 in the Edmonton area, the Calgary area, Fort McMurray, Grand Prairie, Lethbridge and Red Deer: Restaurants, bars, lounges and pubs must stop liquor sales by 10pm and close by 11pm.
Phase 4.2 starting June 29
All businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to sector-specific guidelines in the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan). In addition, most parks and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.
As of October 30, all nightclubs in Saskatchewan must adhere to a maximum of 6 patrons per table, with no mingling between tables, and no karaoke and dance floors. In addition, nightclubs in Saskatoon must prohibit alcohol consumption after 10pm and close to patrons at 11pm.
As of November 19, entertainment transportation services (e.g., limousines and party buses) are not permitted.
Effective November 7, 2020, Ontario is implementing the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework.
The framework categorizes public health unit regions into five levels: Green - Prevent, Yellow - Protect, Orange - Restrict, Red - Control, and Lockdown, and will outline the types of public health and workplace safety measures for businesses and organizations at each level.
To see which public health unit is in which level, see COVID-19 levels by region.
Green-Prevent (Stage 3): Indoor and outdoor dining permitted; must capture contact info for patrons; no buffet style service; night clubs only permitted to operate as a restaurant or bar
Yellow-Protect (Stage 3): Measures from previous level, plus: Maximum of 6 patrons per table; liquor service ends at 11pm and establishments must close at midnight (except for takeout service)
Orange-Restrict (Stage 3): Measures from previous levels, plus: 50 person indoor capacity limit; maximum of 4 patrons per table; liquor service ends at 9pm and establishments must close at 10pm (except for takeout service)
Red-Control (Stage 2): Measures from previous levels, plus: 10 person indoor capacity limit; outdoor dining, take out, and delivery permitted
Museums, galleries, aquariums, zoos, science centres, landmarks, historic sites, botanical gardens and similar attractions may open with some operating restrictions.
Green-Prevent (Stage 3): Casinos limited to 50 people; cinemas limited to 50 people indoors, 100 outdoors, or 50 indoors per auditorium; performing arts facilities limited to 50 people indoors and 100 outdoors
Yellow-Protect (Stage 3): Measures from previous level
Orange-Restrict (Stage 3): Measures from previous levels, plus: Cinemas limited to 50 people per facility
Red-Control (Stage 2): Measures from previous levels, plus: Casinos limited to 10 people per facility indoors or 25 outdoors; cinemas are closed, with some exceptions (e.g. drive-in); performing arts facilities are closed to spectators
Quebec is implementing a regional alert system. There are 4 levels in total.
The following regions are in the “Red” level: Montréal, Laval, Capitale-Nationale, Centre-du-Québec, Mauricie, Montrérégie, Lanaudière, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Chaudière-Appalaches, Estrie.
The following regions are in the “Orange” level but have specific territories in the “Red” level: Laurentides, Outaouais.
The following regions are in the “Orange” level: Bas-Saint-Laurent, Nord-du-Québec.
The following regions are in the “Orange” level but have specific territories in the “Yellow” level: Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine.
The following regions are in the “Yellow” level: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Côte-Nord, Nunavik, Terres-Cries-de-la-Baie-James.
For “Red” regions: Dine-in at restaurants and bars is not allowed; only delivery and takeout permitted.
For “Orange” regions: Maximum of 6 patrons per table and required to capture contact information of patrons; alcohol and food sales in all bars must stop at 11pm and they must close by midnight; in addition, alcohol sales at restaurants must stop at 11pm and no alcohol can be consumed after midnight.
For “Green” and “Yellow” regions: Maximum 50% capacity, maximum of 10 patrons per table and required to capture contact information of patrons; alcohol and food sales in all bars must stop at midnight and they must close by 1am.
For “Red” regions: Auditoriums, cinemas, theatres, libraries, museums, nightclubs, casinos, aquariums, zoos, amusement centres, saunas, and spas are closed. Organized sports and recreational activities are suspended.
Otherwise, all business are permitted to operate (with adherence to sectoral guides and health measures related to their area of activity). In addition, most parks, beaches, and outdoor spaces are open. Exceptions include karaoke activities at bars and public venues, which have been suspended. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.
All zones are in the Yellow (Level 3c of 4).
Prince Edward Island
Dine-in can open with maximum 50 patrons indoors and additional patrons permitted on patios (with sufficient distancing measures); maximum of 20 patrons per table; no self-serve buffet; patrons must remain seated for alcohol service
Food premises may have more than 50 patrons seated indoors following multiple gatherings guidance (separated cohorts of up to 50 persons).