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COVID-19 updates for April 23, 2021.

New Travel Restrictions

  • New provincial travel order effective April 23, 2021

A new order will expand existing travel restrictions to ensure that British Columbians stay within their local areas and reduce non-essential travel.

NOTE:  Essential travel includes travel for post-secondary education and training.

  • Travel to attend classes or receive training through a post-secondary institution, including participating in practical learning activities such as fieldwork, practicums and clinical placements, is exempt from the travel restrictions as part of a broad exemption for post-secondary education and training.
  • Mental health supports, including www.here2talk.ca, are available to B.C. post-secondary international students who are affected by the new federal flight restrictions between India, Pakistan and Canada.
  • B.C. will continue to monitor changes to federal travel restrictions and communicate with institutions to ensure BC is responding to all new federal requirements.
  • Extension of PHO Province-Wide Restrictions

The existing province-wide restrictions have been extended until midnight May 25, 2021, to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

Thank you for the important role you play in supporting the provincial COVID-19 response.

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