Trudeau government reportedly considering ending the vaccine mandate and random testing at the border

On Friday, September 16, the Toronto Star reported that sources have told the outlet that the Canadian federal government is considering removing the vaccine mandate for travelers entering the country.

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The Toronto Star says this would mean that unvaccinated foreign travelers would now be allowed to enter Canada.

The Star is also reporting that the federal government is “weighing ending mandatory random testing for vaccinated travellers.”

Additionally, this could mean that “unvaccinated Canadians would also no longer face fines of up to $5,000 if they couldn’t show proof of a negative COVID-19 test or a previous positive infection before entering the country, and would no longer need to quarantine at home for 14 days, and be subject to on-arrival testing.”

More details to come.

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