It will no longer be mandatory to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to board a plane or train as of June 20, for travel within the country.
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On the other hand, foreigners who wish to enter the country will have to continue to demonstrate that they are vaccinated to be admitted to the country and Canadians who are not will have to place themselves in quarantine upon their return to the country.
Wearing a mask will remain compulsory on board planes and trains.
Federal public servants will also no longer need to be vaccinated to work, including members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. In addition, the Trudeau government will not ultimately impose mandatory vaccination in all federally regulated workplaces, as it had announced.
Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos warns that in the event of a resurgence of the virus in the fall, the government will not hesitate to reimpose vaccination.