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Table 1 Entry and exit control for inter-provincial movement

From: Canada’s response to international travel during COVID-19 pandemic – a media analysis

Province name Travel restrictions or measures
Quebec On April 1, 2020, the Quebec government effectively divided Canada’s Capital Region by placing checkpoints on the border between Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec. To block all non-essential travel into the province, the Quebec government also set up checkpoints on major roads leading to more remote areas of Quebec, as well as at the Quebec-U.S. border.
Ontario No inter-provincial travel restrictions were placed.
Manitoba Established checkpoints at main highways and airports to provide guidance about COVID-19 to travelers. Also issued travel advisories for domestic travellers entering the province to self-isolate for 14 days.
Saskatchewan Although no domestic travel restrictions were placed, the government recommended that people self-monitor for symptoms if they have traveled outside of Saskatchewan, but within Canada.
Alberta No inter-provincial domestic travel restrictions were placed.
British Columbia No inter-provincial domestic travel restrictions were placed.
Yukon All travelers entering the territory must self-quarantine for 14 days. This includes anyone returning home from other provinces and territories by road or air, as well as Yukoners returning home by road from Alaska.
North West Territories All travellers into the territory by non-residents were prohibited with a few exceptions (such as those transporting essential goods and essential service workers).
Nunavut Issued travel ban that restricts all entry into the territory aside from some specific exceptions like residents and essential workers. Furthermore, all residents returning must self-quarantine before entering Nunavut.
Prince Edward Island Anyone coming into Prince Edward Island must self-isolate for 14 days following all out of province travel, including within Canada and the USA. Exceptions include essential service workers and flight crews.
Newfoundland and Labrador All travellers entering the province must self-isolate for 14 days.
Nova Scotia Anyone entering Nova Scotia must self-isolate for 14 days.
New Brunswick As of March 15, 2020, anyone entering the province (aside from some exceptions like essential workers) must self-isolate for 14 days.