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Oct 11, 2021 • NACC in the News

October 11, 2021, CTV News – U.S. to accept travellers immunized with vaccines approved by WHO, FDA, says CDC

Click here to view original article Canadians immunized against COVID-19 with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine can visit the United States when new travel regulations come into play next month, but it’s not yet clear whether those with mixed doses will make the cut. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday travellers will be […]

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Oct 10, 2021 • NACC in the News

October 10, 2021, CTV News – Expect vaccine passports for travel ‘in the next couple of months’: LeBlanc

Click here to view original article OTTAWA — It could still be a while before Canadians can access a singular proof-of-vaccination system for international travel, according to Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc. In an interview on CTV’s Question Period airing Sunday, LeBlanc said that while Ottawa is still aiming for a “fall” timeline to implement […]

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Oct 6, 2021 • NACC in the News

October 6, 2021, National Post – Sweeping federal vaccine mandate goes into force Oct. 30 and targets last holdouts

National Post article is also viewable here OTTAWA — Unvaccinated travellers have until the end of the month to get vaccinated or they won’t be able to take-off, and public servants who don’t get the jab could soon be suspended or even fired, under new vaccine mandates introduced Wednesday. The sweeping mandate, which Prime Minister […]

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Oct 6, 2021 • News Releases

Canada’s Major Airlines Welcome Vaccination Rules for Air Travellers and Airline Employees

Ottawa, October 6, 2021 – Mike McNaney, President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada, which represents Canada’s largest air carriers (Air Canada, Air Transat, Jazz Aviation LP and WestJet) issued the following statement concerning today’s release by the federal government of further details requiring air travellers and aviation employees to be fully […]

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Oct 6, 2021 • NACC in the News

October 6, 2021, Toronto Star – Air travel associations call for federal vaccine passport for new vaccine mandate

Toronto Star article also viewable here Transportation industry associations say the federal government’s development of a national vaccine passport will be vital for airlines to carry out a vaccine mandate for air travellers. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday that proof of vaccination will be mandatory for people travelling by air and rail by the […]

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Oct 6, 2021 • NACC in the News

October 6, 2021, Yahoo Finance Canada – Canadian airline group seeks clarity on vaccine mandate for travellers

Article is also viewable here The group representing Canada’s largest airlines says it welcomes the federal government’s vaccine mandate for air travellers, but that other travel restrictions should be lifted at the same time in order to help drive the sector’s economic recovery. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announced […]

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