Heads up, it appears based on recent statements from British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix, if you’re planning on traveling to British Columbia, you’ll need to be vaccinated. This would primarily come into play for those considering an Alaskan or Hawaiian cruise from Vancouver.
“They’re going to have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the foreseeable future. I don’t mean weeks or months, I mean years,” British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix said during an interview with KING 5.
You can view the interview here.
On August 14, 2021, the Government of Canada announced it will require employees in the federally regulated air, rail, and marine transportation sectors to be vaccinated. The vaccination requirement will also extend to certain travellers. This includes all commercial air travellers, passengers on interprovincial trains, and passengers on large marine vessels with overnight accommodations, such as cruise ships.