Canada has cut short its ban on cruises. Canada’s Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, announced Thursday that the country’s cruise ship ban will end Nov. 1 as the outlook of the COVID-19 pandemic “continues to improve.” The ban, which applied to cruise ships with more than 100 passengers, first went into effect in March 2020 and had been set to run through Feb. 28, 2022. The policy change comes too late for this year’s summer cruising season, but Alghabra said the country will be ready for the 2022 cruising season.
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