OK, so we thought the government quarantine program was less messy. We were wrong!

All Points provides employee relocation services and destination services to Canada for many Canadian corporations and we want to keep our clients up to date on the government quarantine program, because it seems that the government cannot do an adequate job on its own. No worry. We are here to help! Count to three…and don’t […]

Government Quarantine Hotels settling down. Drive testing, not so much.

Wait times have settled down for the government quarantine hotels. Assignees report that wait times on the phone are as low as 1 hour to as much as 3 hours, when previously wait times of 8 hours had been reported. New Hotels Added It is also worthy of note that the number of hotels has […]

5 Things you need to know about the Government’s Quarantine Hotel Stay Mess

Well, last week was pretty wild, and we do not know whether it will continue. Because of the Canadian government’s changes, corporate relocation services are harder than ever. The Canadian Government’s roll out of its mandatory hotel stay has most people confused and scrambling. So, here are 5 things you need to know. 1. Long […]

Update to Canada’s new travel policy

Woman holding a mask and luggage at an airport

The government’s new travel policy comes into effect on February 22, 2021. Conflicting information: We can’t tell from the government’s latest announcement if international relocation to Canada is becoming harder. The information on government websites still makes it difficult to tell if foreign nationals arriving to Canada will be caught up in the mandatory 3-night […]

New Travel Restrictions -All Points’ View – Perhaps some good news for Expats.

Beginning in the coming weeks (the date is not yet confirmed), travellers arriving to Canada, will have to be tested for COVID-19 and variants (testing has already come into place in Ontario).    Once tested, travelers will be required to spend 3 nights at a government approved hotel, at the tested individual’s expense (estimates of the […]

Assignees must receive negative Covid test 72 hours prior to flight to Canada.

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Subscribe to our Newsletter here. As of January 7, all flyers coming to Canada from the ages of 5 and older will need to prove a negative result from a COVID-19 test, before they are allowed to board their flight. The test must have been taken within 72 hours before their flight’s scheduled departure. Human […]

Your assignees need to get the ArriveCAN app as of November 21.

Stamp with Canada Approved

Assignees and expatriates (hereafter assignees) relocating to Canada will soon be required to use the ArriveCAN app in order to be allowed entry into Canada.  This is as part of efforts to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. This free app was introduced in April, 2020, but it has not been mandatory, and TBSA […]