Canada - Cruise ship ban extended until October

The Government of Canada has extended the ban on cruise ship operations until October amid the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic.

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced the updated measures regarding the cruise ships and passenger vessels.

Cruise ships that carry over 100 people onboard with overnight accommodations will not be allowed to enter Canadian waters until 31 October.

Additionally, passenger vessels with over 12 people will also not be allowed to enter the Arctic coastal waters, including Nunatsiavut, Nunavik and the Labrador Coast until 31 October.

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