“The advice has been unequivocal. Now is not the time to be travelling,” said Minister Bill Blair.
The minister said he made a mistake and is making arrangements to return to Ontario immediately.
"By staying home, by following public health rules, you can be part of the solution.”
Travellers entering Canada are required to quarantine for 14 days to curb the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
The COVID-19 Visit Risk tool was developed by doctors at Ryerson University.
America's pandemic response has left its reputation in tatters among Canadians and around the world.
One Canadian family received $80 for a $6,000 claim after they were forced to cancel their Mediterranean cruise at the start of the pandemic.
Violating the Quarantine Act can lead to jail time and fines up to $750,000.
Remember, there are many legitimate reasons for people to be here too.
Travellers must follow strict guidelines for 14 days.
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