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November 9

Statement from Roundtable

The Canadian Travel & Tourism Roundtable notes with interest the government’s decision to begin engaging with Canada’s airlines regarding financial assistance and support for the broader aviation sector. (more…)
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October 5

Rapid testing devices ‘good’, but just one part of COVID defense strategy

Air Canada has ordered 25,000 rapid COVID-19 testing kits developed by Abbott Laboratories. Dr. Jim Chung, chief medical officer at Air Canada, discusses the preliminary results from Air Canada's study in partnership with McMaster HealthLabs and Toronto Airport, which looks at the effectiveness of airport COVID-19 testing upon traveler arrival.
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September 26

Go Ahead and Catch the Travel Bug

Life has its hazards, even getting up in the morning. But plane travel is one of the safest forms of transportation. We must not become so paranoid that we become afraid of our own shadow.
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August 13

Time for a cautious return to air travel

Air travel was hit hard and fast by the pandemic as international and domestic travel ground to a halt. Today, we need all levels of government to get behind developing a detailed plan for opening up the travel sector, and strong funding support for the industry.
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