Boating Atlantic 2021

Atlantic Canada Boating during Covid-19

April 27, 2021

Latest link from the Federal Government about travel to Canada

New requirements for travel to Canada
As of February 15, 2021, travellers entering Canada by land must provide proof of a valid COVID-19 molecular test result taken in the U.S. upon arrival at the border. Some travellers, like commercial truckers, will be exempt from these measures. https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid

Transport Canada has provided graphic charts of the travel requirements.

Arrival by Land: https://maritimeboating.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/By-land.pdf

Arrival by Air: https://maritimeboating.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/By-air.pdf


Current Boating situation for Atlantic Canada Residents.

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.

Boats may move by road with a commercial carrier between provinces

Atlantic Bubble Information: Currently postponed

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND update

Travel into Prince Edward Island is restricted. Peace officers are authorized to turn any person(s) away who attempts to enter the province for unauthorized travel and to require any person(s) to leave the province immediately.

Non-residents must apply in advance to travel to PEI and should not make travel plans before receiving pre-travel approval.  Proof of approval is required at a PEI border.

Residents of Atlantic provinces (PEI, NB, NS,NL) have to check for any current rules and restrictions within the Atlantic travel bubble.

NEW BRUNSWICK update

Changes to self-isolation rules for travellers
New self-isolation requirements for leisure and non-essential travellers returning to New Brunswick, as well as people moving to the province and business travellers, effective Saturday, April 24 at 11:59 p.m. under the mandatory order.  Anyone returning to the province from leisure travel, as well as individuals moving to New Brunswick and business travellers who are not rotational workers, truck drivers or regular cross-border commuters, will be required to self-isolate for at least seven days in a designated isolation hotel at their own expense.

Please visit New Brunswick Travel information to find out more information

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR update

 There are travel restrictions in place. You are only permitted entry into the province if your purpose of travel meets extenuating circumstances outlined by the Chief Medical Officer of Health.For more information please visit Newfoundland and Labrador

NOVA SCOTIA update

Travel into Nova Scotia

People from outside Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador can only enter Nova Scotia for essential travel or if they’re a permanent resident of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island or Newfoundland and Labrador. You’re not allowed to enter Nova Scotia for non-essential travel. For more travel info click here

or more information visit Nova Scotia