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No more vaccine requirement for travelers entering Canada next month

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This Saturday, Canada is dropping its Covid vaccination requirement for travelers wanting to enter the country.

Travelers will also no longer have to upload their vaccination information to the Arrive CAN app starting Oct. 1. They also won't have to wear masks on planes, trains, and cruise ships.

Canadian officials made the official announcement Monday after reports surfaced about the pending changes.

The Associated Press reports that Canadian officials made the decision after data indicated the country has passed the peak of the Omicron wave, along with high vaccination rates and new boosters.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Covid vaccination mandate for foreign nationals entering the country is staying in place for now.

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