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The Canada News Centre offers you quick access to the travel news of importance.

 

  1. Transitioning to a low-carbon economy is a necessary step to protect the climate and create a more sustainable economy in Atlantic Canada and across the country. As Cape Breton moves toward a greener future, the Government of Canada is investing to help the Town of Port Hawkesbury prepare for the growth of promising new industries and sectors with a valuable economic impact.
  2. Our communities thrive when residents and visitors of all abilities can enjoy public spaces. The Government of Canada has invested to help make a community park and trail more accessible.
  3. Travelling for the Fête nationale du Québec long weekend? The CBSA gives tips for a smoother trip.
  4. Cape Breton Island is focused on preserving and promoting its unique Highland history and heritage, and keeping the culture alive for residents and visitors. The Government of Canada is investing in improvements to the Gaelic College campus in St. Anns.
  5. Wednesday, May 29, to Saturday, August 10: Intermittent closures on Des Joachims Bridge
  6. New exhibits and extensive restoration completed at former Sir John A. Macdonald residence.
  7. During a three-day visit to Cape Breton that coincided with Atlantic Official Languages Week and Gaelic Nova Scotia Month, Darrell Samson, the Member of Parliament for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA, met with educators, arts administrators, and economic development leaders to discuss the region’s unique cultural heritage, as well as its competitive advantages, challenges, and plans for future growth.
  8. Enhanced Visitor Information Centre reopens and ready to welcome visitors
  9. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is advising travellers that the Little Gold Creek port of entry will open for the summer season on Friday, May 17.
  10. Backgrounder: Decision by the independent Commission on the applicability of the environmental assessment for the Darlington New Nuclear Project to Ontario Power Generation’s selected reactor technology
  11. Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced the Commission’s decision that the existing environmental assessment (EA) for the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP) is applicable to the reactor technology selected by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), the General Electric Hitachi BWRX300 reactor.
  12. Community partners develop a sustainable program to attract year-round visitors
  13. In the winter months, Service Canada has traditionally experienced spikes in demand for passport services. As Canadians plan for March break travel or other winter getaways, they may be experiencing longer queues for in-person service at passport offices.
  14. Today, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that the Domestic Lane at the Cornwall port of entry has been made permanent following a successful two-year pilot project.
  15. The Canadian Transportation Agency issues administrative monetary penalty to Air Canada for violations of the Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations
  16. Improving passport service quality, accessibility and timeliness remain top priorities for Service Canada. That is why Service Canada expanded the 10-day passport service to the Comox Valley Service Canada Centre in Courtenay.
  17. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Atlantic Region has released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2023.
  18. Everyday, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) works hard to protect Canadians, support the economy, and ensure the safe and efficient movement of people and goods across our borders.
  19. Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Quebec Region, published the highlights of its enforcement and operational activities covering the period from January 1, to October 31, 2023.
  20. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Prairie Region today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2023.
  21. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Region today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2023.
  22. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Southern Ontario Region (SOR) today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2023.
  23. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Pacific Region has released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2023.
  24. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Northern Ontario Region (NOR) today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2023.
  25. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users that the LaSalle Causeway will be closed to motorists for rehabilitation work
  26. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of intermittent alternating lane closures on the J.C. Van Horne Bridge for inspection work
  27. Atlantic Canada‘s bountiful agriculture industry is the backbone of many communities and businesses throughout the region, and an important contributor of international exports. The Government of Canada is investing to help Nova Scotia apple growers produce cider as a sustainable, value-added product, further strengthening the region’s retail and tourism offerings.
  28. National and international sport competitions bring athletes and spectators from around the world, showcasing Atlantic Canada’s unique experiences. The Government of Canada is investing in sports and recreation facilities to boost local economies and bring more tourism opportunities to rural communities.
  29. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users of Alexandra Bridge that on August 2, 5, 9, 12, 16 and 19, the traffic lanes and the boardwalk will be closed and patrolled for safety measures during the event
  30. The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening the integrity and safety of its bridges.
  31. Today, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) is launching consultations on proposed amendments to the Air Passenger Protection Regulations (APPR), and invites Canadians to participate.
  32. Tom Oommen, Director General, Analysis and Outreach Branch and spokesperson of the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) will be holding a virtual technical briefing on the CTA's next steps in the area of air passenger protection and how the CTA plans to strengthen the Air Passenger Protection Regulations (APPR) as a result of the Budget Implementation Act which introduced changes to the Canada Transportation Act to clarify, simplify and strengthen the Canadian air passenger protection regime.
  33. Upgrades complete at St. Stephen Ferry Point Bridge port of entry
  34. Government of Canada to announce support for international sports championship and Sydney community facility
  35. PEI National Park officially opened for the visitor season on June 6; campgrounds and most beach accesses will be ready to welcome visitors
  36. PEI National Park officially opened for the visitor season on June 6; campgrounds and most beach accesses will be ready to welcome visitors
  37. Cross border travel between Waterton Lakes National Park and Glacier National Park will reopen for the 2023 season.
  38. Little Gold Creek port of entry open for the summer season
  39. Yesterday, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, met with the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) to discuss a shared commitment to do more for persons with disabilities when they travel by air.
  40. Over the past two years, Nova Scotia’s tourism operators have doubled down to build experiences, accommodations, and strategies to strengthen Canada as a destination of choice – spearheading more than 100 projects through the Government of Canada’s Tourism Relief Fund. That work continues, and ACOA is here to help businesses as they attract more visitors to the region and grow the industry with fresh approaches to delivering world-class tourism.
  41. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA, will announce a multi-million dollar Government of Canada contribution to support tourism projects across Nova Scotia.
  42. As Canada moves toward a greener future, communities that rely on coal to fuel their economies are building up other sectors to continue growing and create local employment. For many, the tourism sector is already a key economic driver, and it is important that communities are resourced and ready to create offerings that highlight local strengths and assets.
  43. The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, will make an announcement to support tourism growth for a local hot spot in Trenton.
  44. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the local roadway under the east approach at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam will continue to be closed to vehicular traffic for construction and maintenance purposes until June 30. This closure will not affect vehicles travelling on Highway 44.
  45. Chief Mountain port of entry re-opens for the season following three years of suspended service
  46. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise the public that due to safety concerns over rising water levels, there will be a full closure of the Union Bridge on the Chaudière Crossing to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
  47. Service Canada is prepared to resume all services at Service Canada Centres and Passport offices following the end of the public service labour disruption.
  48. The following information will help applicants across Canada choose the best service option for passports in their area based on their specific needs.
  49. The CBSA is resuming regular hours of service at 42 ports of entry across Canada
  50. In learning the lessons of a very challenging period, and applying them for the future, this Government is setting up the passport program to be more reliable, more flexible, and more capable of serving Canadians effectively for years to come. Today, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, announced the launch of a new online Passport Application Status Checker.