Workers and employees of trains, planes and cruise ships in Canada now need proof of vaccination.
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By October 30, 2021, at 3 am (EDT), passengers traveling on domestic, transporter or international flights departing from selected Canadian airports, as well as passengers traveling on VIA Rail and Rocky Mountaineer trains, will be required to submit proof of vaccination and transportation. Canada said in a press release.
Evidence of an approved vaccine comes from one province or territory, local health facility or another country where the vaccine (approved by Health Canada) is manufactured.
Those who have not been vaccinated can travel until November 29 with a negative molecular test for COVID-19, which is administered 72 hours before departure.
The press release also stated that “a positive result in the molecular test for COVID-19 will be accepted at least 14 days from the test, but not later than 180 days and if the passenger has no symptoms.”
If an unvaccinated passenger is tested positive during their trip, they will be detained for 14 days, with no chance of returning to their place of departure. Accommodation will be at his expense.
There are some exceptions, such as remote communities and emergencies.
Transport companies are responsible for checking the vaccine status.