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 October 21, 2020.
All non-resident travel to Haida Gwaii is restricted; otherwise, no travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering British Columbia.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 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). Beginning September 3, Manitoba will be re-implementing travel restrictions to northern Manitoba, but travellers will be permitted to travel directly to resorts, lodges and campgrounds.Tap to Explore
No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Ontario. 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 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 Quebec, 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 for all other domestic travellers, except for workers and other specific exemptions such as Canadian residents owning property in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick, except for exempt essential service providers and Quebec residents entering for essential services.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
No self-isolation required for residents of Yukon, British Columbia, Northwest Territores and Nunanvut with proof of residency and completion of travel declaration; entry permitted for other residents of Canada 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. Several First Nations governments and communities currently have travel advisories in place. Travellers are asked to limit travel to Yukon communities (outside of Whitehorse) and travel respectfully. 14-day self-isolation for all other domestic travellers entering YT, except for critical workers; self-isolation for all other domestic travellers entering Yukon must occur in Whitehorse, unless visiting a family member (in which case self-isolation must occur at their residence).Tap to Explore
Travel bubble with Nunavut whereby no self-isolation required if travelling directly from Nunavut; 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, with few exemptions; enforcement at land borders and airport. 14-day self-isolation for all admitted travellers entering Northwest Territories except for those travelling directly from Nunavut; must self-isolate in government designated sites in Yellowknife, Inuvik, Hay River or Fort Smith.Tap to Explore
Travel bubble with Northwest Territories and Churchill, Manitoba, whereby no self-isolation required if travelling directly from Northwest Territories or Churchill; prohibition on all other travel into Nunavut, 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 Northwest Territories or Churchill; must self-isolate in government designated sites in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa or Yellowknife.Tap to Explore
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Phase 3 of 4 starting June 24
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 starting June 12
Phase 4.2 starting June 29
Phase 4 starting July 25
Dine-in can open (with sufficient distancing measures); bars, beverage rooms and brew pubs can open for seated service only.
In Winnipeg and northern Manitoba: Restaurants and bars can operate at 50% capacity and are required to capture contact information of patrons. Additionally in Winnipeg, liquor service will stop between 10pm and 9am and dine-in service at licenced premises will stop between 11pm and 6am; takeout and delivery is still permitted beyond these hours; buffet-style food service is not permitted.
All businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to health measures and sectoral guidelines). 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.
In Winnipeg and northern Manitoba, Casinos, bingo halls, and entertainment facilities with a liquor license are closed (except to provide food for take-out or delivery); retail businesses are limited to 50% capacity; theatres, museums, galleries, and concert halls must capture contact information of patrons.
Ontario is implementing a regional approach through the Reopening Our Province Framework. There are 3 Phases in total.
As of October 10, modified Stage 2 restrictions were introduced in Toronto, Ottawa and Peel for a minimum of 28 days. As of October 19, York Region also entered a modified Stage 2.
All regions of the province are now in Stage 3 of Phase 2.
Stage 3: Indoor dining areas can open (with sufficient distancing measures and following public health protocols); buffet-style food service not permitted.
Restaurants, bars and other food and drink establishments (including nightclubs) cannot sell alcohol after 11pm and establishments must close by midnight except for takeout and delivery.
Modified Stage 2 (Toronto, Ottawa, Peel and Yorkl): Indoor food and drink service in restaurants, bars and other food and drink establishments, including nightclubs and food court areas in malls is prohibited.
Stage 3: Most businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with public health and workplace safety restrictions in place). In addition, most parks, outdoor and public spaces are open. However, the following activities are not currently permitted: amusement and water parks, buffet-style food services, private karaoke rooms, saunas, steam rooms, bath houses, oxygen bars and table games at casinos and gaming establishments. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.
Modified Stage 2 (Toronto, Ottawa, Peel and York): Casinos, bingo halls and other gaming establishments, indoor cinemas, performing arts centres and venues, spectator areas in racing venues, interactive exhibits or exhibits with high risk of personal contact are closed. Tour and guide services limited to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.
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.
The following regions are in the “Orange” level but have specific territories in the “Red” level: Chaudière-Appalaches, Laurentides, Outaouais, Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine.
The following regions are in the “Orange” level: Estrie, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean.
The following regions are in the “Yellow” level: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Côte-Nord, Nord-du-Québec, 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.
Orange level: Casinos, amusement centres, cinemas, business and recreational facilities related to fitness, and large live performance venues 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 business must prepare operational plans). In addition, 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
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).