Heat warning issued for much of Saskatchewan

Seven-year-old Samuel Bedard from Quebec City runs through a water fountain as he beats the heat during a heatwave in Montreal, Monday, July 2, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes) Seven-year-old Samuel Bedard from Quebec City runs through a water fountain as he beats the heat during a heatwave in Montreal, Monday, July 2, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

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Canada no longer advising against non-essential travel, first time since March 2020

The Canadian government has quietly lifted its advisory against non-essential international travel, marking the first time since March 2020 that the notice has been lifted. 'Be aware that although you are better protected against serious illness if you are vaccinated, you may still be at risk of infection from the virus that causes COVID-19,' the updated advisory states.

Travellers wait in line to check-in for a Philippine Airlines flight to Manila at Vancouver International Airport, in Richmond, B.C., on Friday, July 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck