On Monday, May 18, 2020, many of the Canadian provinces and territories will celebrate Victoria Day, as a statutory holiday. Victoria Day began as a celebration to honour Queen Victoria’s birthday and was declared a Canadian holiday by the government in 1845. It has unofficially been recognized as an indication that warmer weather is around the corner. Typically, the day is celebrated with family and friend gatherings, cannon salutes and fireworks.
At this time given that much of Canada is under Stay-at-Home Orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) has reminded all travellers that the travel restrictions announced in March 2020, restricting all non-essential travel into Canada by non-Canadian nationals, are still in place at all of Canada’s international border crossings.
For further information please see: https://www.canada.ca/en/border-services-agency/news/2020/05/the-cbsa-reminds-travellers-of-restrictions-ahead-of-the-long-weekend.html
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