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New mandatory quarantine rules for returning Canadian travellers include masks — and hotels if necessary
 
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Canadians returning home from abroad who don't have credible plans to self-isolate will now be forced to stay at a quarantine facility, such as a hotel. In addition, travellers returning from abroad will be required to wear a non-medical mask or face covering before they can proceed to their final destination.   Read More.
 
 
 
 
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Together as One: A message from Montreal’s Palais des congrès
 
These are strange days for the meetings and events community. And for venues, adjusting to the “new normal” has meant taking significant steps to comply with strict social distancing rules and secure the safety of their staff and guests. Read More.
 
 
 
 
Travel Week
Masks now mandatory; Air Canada thanks employees for repatriation flights
 
Starting today people flying to or from Canadian airports will have to have masks, to try to slow the spread of COVID-19. Passengers won’t be allowed to board planes unless they have non-medical face coverings, says Minister of Transport Marc Garneau. Read More.
 
 
Travel Pulse
Porter Extends Flight Suspensions Until June 29
 
Porter Airlines is extending its temporary suspension of all flights due to COVID-19 by four weeks until June 29. The airline stopped flying on March 21, as travel restrictions and public health measures were increasing in North America. Read More.
 
 
Industry News
 
COVID-19 pandemic hits Ottawa-Gatineau hotel sector
 
WestJet to lay off 3,000 more employees as demand for service craters
 
WestJet removing 4,000 flights weekly from its domestic schedule
 
Air Canada to halt all remaining U.S. flights effective April 26
 
Hilton Launches "CleanStay" Program With Lysol and Mayo Clinic
 
 
 
 
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