B.C. Premier calls for national clampdown on non-essential travel

2020-11-19 5:10:00 AM

Holiday gatherings need to be curbed, John Horgan says

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B.C. Premier calls for national clampdown on non-essential travel

Holiday gatherings need to be curbed, John Horgan says

“We need a pan-Canadian approach to travel. We need to make sure that people in Coquitlam are living under the same rules as people in Chicoutimi. We need to make sure that those who want to come to B.C. must only do so if it is essential for their business or their well-being,” he told reporters Wednesday during a news conference.

Story continues below advertisementHe said British Columbia will respect Canadians’ constitutional right to mobility between the provinces, but he wants other provinces to send a consistent message to their residents to stay home. Those limits are likely necessary until an effective vaccine can be distributed, he said.

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Maybe Horgan should bail out the airlines if he wants a travel ban in Canada? Don’t worry no one in Canada wants to go to BC anymore. We all know it is off limits to us. I would worry about your international visitors instead buddy. BREAKING: Danish mask study that JAMA, NEJM & Lancet REFUSED to publish was just published in Annals of Internal Medicine. In the largest randomized controlled trial to date w/ 6,024 subjects, medical masks were NOT effective protection against infection.

Maybe if he hadn't called an election that was not required to empower himself in the middle of a pandemic....... By bringing 400.000 immigrants a year? Who gets to choose what non-essential is? I call for a national clampdown on powerhungry control-freaks in government. Yep the Gov. really needs to clamp down on 🇨🇦s that would choose to travel across provinces right now 🙈😬🤡 It won't make more than a tiny difference to 'the spread'

This would be brutal for the aviation industry never ever underestimate stuff from China

Legal review shows British Columbia can’t restrict interprovincial travel: HorganB.C. premier says province can restrict people travelling for non-essential purposes if they are causing harm to health and safety The fact they even tried should be grounds for resignation. Not likely - probable the old drunk Lizzie - Can we put them in the pipeline at least?

B.C. Premier Calls On Trudeau To Advise Against Non-Essential Canadian Travel'[Get] the message out that if you do not have to travel between jurisdictions, you shouldn’t do so.” Because the 2 week to flatten the curve worked so well. Hoax You mean the clown who's selling Canada out to the UN agenda forever to become slaves.

B.C. records 12 more COVID-19 deaths as top doctor warns against non-essential travelDr. Henry says while health restrictions on travel, social gatherings are set to end Monday, it’s possible the rules could be extended fakenews fearmongering propaganda

Canada’s top doctor says to avoid non-essential travel as B.C. explores legal optionsDr. Theresa Tam says stopping non-essential travel would be a difficult decision for the province, but it could reduce COVID-19 by cutting the number of contacts She’s pure evil Who determines what is essential travel? Oh please. The airports are busy with people coming and going. The Fed's have to put in place a month long complete border closure (that includes international travel).No backbone at all.

Alberta ‘respects’ B.C.’s decision to restrict travel as legalities of measure questionedB.C. is planning to implement restrictions on inter-provincial travel, and will be posting signs along the Alberta border advising against non-essential entry into the province. So question will the roadside checks be turning people back?

Is my city going back into lockdown? A guide to COVID-19 restrictions across Canada “We need a pan-Canadian approach to travel.B.Justin Trudeau to tell Canadians that travel within the country at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic should only be for essential purposes.Audio for this article is not available at this time.

We need to make sure that people in Coquitlam are living under the same rules as people in Chicoutimi. We need to make sure that those who want to come to B. Premier John Horgan attends a press conference in the rotunda at Legislature in Victoria on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.C. “I’m encouraging the prime minister to take this opportunity to work with all of us, and I’m confident that he will say broadly to all Canadians, ‘Stay where you live, reduce your social interactions, do only those things that are essential to you and your family and your business and your employment. must only do so if it is essential for their business or their well-being,” he told reporters Wednesday during a news conference.C. Story continues below advertisement He said British Columbia will respect Canadians’ constitutional right to mobility between the provinces, but he wants other provinces to send a consistent message to their residents to stay home.C.

Those limits are likely necessary until an effective vaccine can be distributed, he said. Premier John Horgan says in a statement that much of the travel that is happening between provinces is work-related and can’t be restricted. “We need a pan-Canadian approach to travel,” Horgan said. “I’m asking the federal government to work with us and other provinces to get the message out that if you do not have to travel between jurisdictions, you shouldn’t do so,” he said. “The people of Quebec and Ontario and Manitoba need to know that they should stay in Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba until we get to a place where we can start distributing a vaccine across the country.C.” Quebec, Ontario, B.C.C. He says B. Henry says transmissions remain high and while health restrictions on travel and social gatherings are set to end Monday, it’s possible the rules could be extended.

and the Prairie provinces have been grappling with a surge in new cases this fall since the second wave of the pandemic arrived. Mr. can impose restrictions on people travelling for non-essential purposes if they are causing harm to the health and safety of residents. Horgan, who has been facing calls to restrict travel to Vancouver Island, suggested Henry was poised to impose further restrictions later this week. Horgan noted that British Columbians are already facing temporary travel restrictions that were imposed on Nov. 9, and said those limits are likely to be broadened as the province grapples with record-breaking numbers of new cases.C. On Wednesday, the province once again broke its record of daily new cases, with 762 new infections and 10 additional deaths from COVID-19. and will remain that way for the next two weeks at least,” he said. There are 8,941 active COVID-19 infections in B.

“If you don’t need to travel, don’t travel," Mr. Horgan said he spoke with premiers in other provinces Thursday and asked them to share messages that now is not the time for non-essential travel. Horgan said. “This is not the time to go storm watching on the west coast of Vancouver Island. And to all Canadians outside of B.C. This is not the time to plan for a large gathering of friends over the Christmas holiday. We need to focus on getting through the winter, getting through this second wave., we look forward to your visit to our beautiful province when we can welcome you safely,” he said.

” The provincial government has maintained that the spike in cases this fall can be traced back mostly to social gatherings. reported 762 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. However, there is growing concern about transmissions in schools and businesses, and related to travel. While announcing the legal review on Jan. Just weeks ago, the B.C. Story continues below advertisement Horgan added that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is exploring further restrictions on international travel and “B.’s death total to 320. Hotel Association and Tourism Vancouver Island launched a campaign targeting Canadian “snowbirds” to consider the West Coast as an alternate haven for the winter.

The pandemic has devastated B. stands ready to assist.C. “I’m asking the federal government to work with us and other provinces to get the message out that if you do not have to travel between jurisdictions, you shouldn’t do so.’s tourism and hospitality sector, and while the province promoted “staycations” in the summer, many businesses are struggling to stay afloat. Check your feed daily, and never miss an article. Story continues below advertisement Anthony Everett, president and chief executive officer of Tourism Vancouver Island, said his organization put its snowbird campaign on hold when local travel restrictions on the mainland were first announced on Nov. 9. Follow topics related to this article:. Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press RELATED.

“We’ve changed our messaging to, ‘Now is not the time to travel,’” he said in an interview. His industry has been anxiously waiting for the provincial government to fully resume operations after the snap election this fall interrupted economic recovery plans. “How are we going to start to recover? We need businesses to be there when we can all travel again. I don’t think that government programs have yet filled that gap entirely and that’s got to be the big push in B.C.

,” Mr. Everett said. “We need a cabinet, we need a minister, someone we can work with so we can start solving some of these things, because they are urgent.” B.C.

’s Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, will announce new measures on Thursday to try to contain the second wave, Mr. Horgan said. Skyrocketing cases, particularly in Surrey, have led to a more regional approach to restrictions, but now the province is under pressure to protect those regions where case counts are still relatively low. “Dr.

Henry will have more to say about gyms and other businesses [Thursday] as she finalizes the orders that she’ll be bringing forward then. But I’m confident that British Columbians get this,” he said. “We need to bear down for the next couple of weeks to make sure that we can stop this spike in transmission of COVID-19.” We have a weekly Western Canada newsletter written by our B.C.

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