June 29, 2021
Premier John Horgan announced that the Province is moving to Step 3 of BC’s Restart Plan on July 1. News release: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021PREM0043-001268
June 14, 2021
Premier John Horgan announced that the Province is moving to Step 2 of BC’s Restart Plan on June 15. News release: news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021PREM0041-001155
May 27, 2021
The Province launched its plan to safely bring British Columbians back together. BC’s Restart is a careful, four-step plan focused on protecting people and safely getting life back to normal. Although some public health restrictions are lifting, the current travel ban will continue to be enforced until Step 2 of the Plan meaning non-essential travel between BC’s three travel zones remains restricted. Please visit the Government of BC’s Restart page for more information, including guidelines and advice, at: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restart
April 23, 2021
By order and direction of the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General in consultation with BC’s Provincial Health Officer (PHO), travel within BC is restricted to essential needs only, from April 23 at 09:30 until May 25 at midnight. If you have questions about the order issued, please visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions
View this PDF for an overview of all Provincial announcements relating to the COVID-19 crisis.
Visit the BC government’s COVID-19 Provincial Support and Information page to learn about the measures in place and supports available for British Columbians.
A dedicated phone service is also available, providing non-medical information about COVID-19, including the latest information on travel recommendations and physical 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.
If you have symptoms and may have been exposed to COVID-19, use the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool, developed with the BC Ministry of Health, to help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for the virus. You can complete the assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to.
To arrange for further assessment or testing, call your local primary care provider or 8-1-1, or for deaf or hard of hearing call 7-1-1.
In partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, BC’s Ministry of Health, and other industry partners, we have created an FAQ. This will be continually updated, providing information from BC, national, and international partners to give you the information you need as it relates to travel and tourism. It will help you answer questions from your staff, visitors, and partners.FAQs
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