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The federal government has announced that there will be vaccination requirements for travellers across air, water and rail travel in Canada "as soon as possible in the fall."

On August 13, Canada's Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced that the federal government will require all commercial air travellers, passengers on interprovincial trains and passengers on large marine vessels with overnight accommodations like cruise ships to be vaccinated. The requirement is expected to be in effect by no later than the end of October.

Vaccinations will also be mandated in the fall for employees in the federally regulated air, rail and marine transportation sectors.

"Canadians deserve to feel confident when travelling, that the environment around them is safe," Alghabra said.

For people who can't get vaccinated, accommodations or alternative measures like testing and screening could be implemented in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 to protect public health.

The government also announced that vaccinations will be mandatory for employees in the federal public service starting in the fall.

Health Canada has a robust website with all the latest information on the vaccines and can answer any questions you may have. Click here for more information.

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