CTV News has learned that the Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month, just days before the current agreement was set to expire.
Canadian residents are allowed to head to the United States for a COVID-19 vaccine and avoid quarantine on return if they meet some straightforward conditions, the Public Health Agency of Canada confirms.
As of May 31, the 'vast majority' of Quebec regions will go to an orange zone under the province's rules: restaurants will reopen, along with schools, among other measures.
The Ontario government will scrap the colour-coded framework for COVID-19 restrictions that it introduced in the fall and replace it with a new reopening plan.
Canada has marked 25,000 COVID-19 deaths more than a year after the pandemic began.
The Marco Polo, the largest container ship ever to visit the Eastern seaboard of North America, arrived at the Halifax port on Monday.
Travel agents say bookings and inquiries are up as people try to anticipate when COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted.
Canadian researchers are investigating the authenticity of a message in a bottle that could have been thrown from the Titanic, but some think it could be a decades-old hoax.