Canada is likely to reduce the vaccine requirement for people entering Canada by the end of September, an official familiar with the matter told the Associated Press on Tuesday.
Canada, like the United States, requires all people to be vaccinated when entering the country. It is not immediately known whether the US will take a similar step by September 30.
The official said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to be the final signatories to it, but the government is likely to end this requirement at random as well. COVID-19 Testing at airports. Filling in information in the unpopular ArriveCan app will also no longer be required.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
Non-vaccinated professional athletes, such as major league baseball players, will be allowed to play in Toronto in the playoffs if the Blue Jays make it to the postseason. They are not currently allowed to cross the border into Canada.
When the new populist Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre was announced as party leader in Ottawa this month, he received most cheer from supporters when he said he would get rid of the ArrivCan app.