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September 21, 2021 update

Information is accurate as at 3:00 p.m. EDT. Information may be affected by subsequent announcements.

Links to government announcements follow at the end of the update.


  • Alberta - Proof of vaccination cards: Alberta residents can now access online a government-issued card‑sized proof of vaccination without creating an online account, and have these printed at no cost by visiting a local registry agent. These cards can be used by Albertans, starting September 20, 2021, to access businesses, venues and services that participate in the Restrictions Exemption Program (i.e. those that are exempt from COVID‑19 public health measures because they are checking patrons for proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID‑19 test).

  • New Brunswick - Additional public health measures: The New Brunswick government will, starting September 22, 2021, require masks to be worn province‑wide in all indoor public spaces.   

  • Nova Scotia - State of emergency extended: Nova Scotia’s state of emergency is extended to October 3, 2021.

  • Nunavut - Public health emergency extended: Nunavut’s public health emergency is extended to September 30, 2021. 

  • Saskatchewan - New public health measures: Saskatchewan will implement the following new public health measures: (i) effective September 17, 2021, masks will be mandatory province‑wide in all indoor public spaces; (ii) effective October 1, 2021, patrons ages 12 and older must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID‑19 test to access certain establishments, businesses and event venues, including indoor dining at restaurants, bars, casinos, movie theatres, concert venues, museums, indoor facilities hosting sporting events and indoor fitness centres; and (iii) effective October 1, 2021, all provincial and crown employees must show proof of vaccination or provide regular negative COVID‑19 tests. Proof of vaccination may be provided using the card provided at the time of vaccination or using a QR code available through MySaskHealthRecord.

  • United States - United States border travel restrictions with Canada extended: The United States government has extended its restrictions on non‑essential travel at its land and ferry crossings with Canada until October 21, 2021.

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