The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, announced the extension of measures pertaining to cruise ships and pleasure craft until February 28, 2021. This means:
• Cruise ships with overnight accommodations carrying more than 100 people continue to be prohibited from operating in Canadian waters.
• All other passenger vessels must continue following provincial, territorial, local and regional health authority guidance.
• Passenger vessels carrying more than 12 people continue to be prohibited from entering Arctic coastal waters, including Nunatsiavut, Nunavik and the Labrador Coast.
• Adventure-seeking pleasure craft also continue to be banned in Arctic waters.
More information on the news release can be found at: https://www.canada.ca/en/transport-canada/news/2020/10/minister-garneau-announces-extended-measures-for-cruise-ships-and-pleasure-craft-in-canada.html
Oct 29, 2020