Impact of Border Measures and Statistics

Date: October 29, 2020
Classification: Unclassified
Fully releasable (ATIP)? Yes
Branch / Agency: SPB/CBSA

Overall – weekly data:

Admissibility of Foreign Nationals under Family Reunification (June 9 – October 28):

Note: Immediate family members can enter Canada under the new OIC 27 and OIC 28 if: (1) they are asymptomatic (2) they are entering Canada to be with their immediate family member; and (3) they can demonstrate the intent to stay in Canada for a period of at least 15 days. In order for a foreign national to be allowed to enter Canada, the standard for entry must be met in full otherwise, they can be denied entry to Canada.

Travellers - Air Mode (from March 22 – October 27):

Travellers - Land, Rail and Marine Mode (from March 22 – October 28):

*Note: Referral rates for the CBSA are not 1:1; travellers may respond in error, report symptoms that are not COVID-19 related, or be referred to Quarantine Officers from PHAC Screening Officers (which is not captured by CBSA reporting)

Refugee Claimants:

Canadians turned back at U.S. Border (as of October 28):

Commercial Operations – Year over Year data:

Border Information Service (on October 27):

ArriveCAN (as of October 27)    

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