Boating Atlantic 2020

Atlantic Canada Boating during Covid-19

June 1, 2020
Current Boating situation for Atlantic Canada Residents.

Boating Season has started! All boaters should follow public health measures and physical distance and gathering requirements for the province they live and boat in. In addition, Transport Canada has provided guidelines for boaters.

In Atlantic Canada, three provinces, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador have their borders closed to non essential travel from other Canadian Provinces and other countries. Nova Scotia has the border open for travel from other Canadian Provinces but anyone arriving from outside Nova Scotia must self isolate for 14 days. In all four provinces, residents returning from out of province travel must self isolate for 14 days.

Boaters from Atlantic Canadian Provinces are currently not able to visit Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick or PEI. They may come to Nova Scotia but must self isolate for 14 days on arrival. On return to their Province of residence they must self isolate for 14 days.

Boats may move by road with a commercial carrier between provinces, but people are restricted by the travel closures.

Prince Edward Island is allowing out of Province Canadian seasonal residents to request entry by submitting an application to

Each Province has different public health measures and restrictions in place. Here are the web sites for each Province

Nova Scotia

New Brunswick

Prince Edward Island

Newfoundland and Labrador