• As of February 16, 2022, at 11:59pm PT, the provincial health officer will lift restrictions on personal gatherings, organized gatherings and events, nightclubs, bars and restaurants, exercise and fitness, and adult sports tournaments, and all capacity limits will return to normal. Masks and BC Vaccine Cards remain mandatory in all public indoor spaces.
  • Effective February 28, 2022, there will be a series of adjustments to current federal border measures for Canada, representing the beginning of a phased easing of travel restrictions. 
    • Easing on-arrival testing for fully vaccinated travellers.
      • All fully vaccinated travellers arriving to Canada may be randomly selected for arrival testing (at no cost to the traveller). Travellers will not be required to quarantine while awaiting their test result.
    • Children under 12 years old, travelling with fully vaccinated adults, will be exempt from quarantine without any prescribed conditions limiting their activities.
    • Travellers will now have the option to use a COVID-19 rapid antigen test result or a molecular test result to satisfy pre-entry requirements.
    • The Government of Canada will adjust its Travel Health Notice from a Level 3 to a Level 2. This means that the Government will no longer recommend that Canadians avoid travel for non-essential purposes.
    • International flights carrying passengers will be permitted to land at all Canadian airports that are designated by the Canada Border Services Agency to receive international passenger flights.

The Province has created a dedicated phone service to provide British Columbians with non-medical information about COVID-19, including the latest information on travel recommendations and social distancing. Information is available in more than 110 languages, seven days a week between 7:30 am-8 pm, at 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) or via text message at 1-888-268-4319.

Please travel responsibly: plan your trip in advance, be adventure smart and practice safety in our forests and on our waters. Please practice kindness and patience when visiting our tourism businesses, communities and First Nations communities; our strong and resilient industry is happy to see you, but it may take time to resume previous levels of our world-class service.

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