Adjustments to the Alberta Pilot Program – Quarantine Exception – Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Changes to the Alberta Pilot Program – Quarantine Exemption

January 30, 2021

Moody’s Tax Law LLP

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The Alberta government recently announced changes to the International Boundary Test Pilot Program (also known as the “Alberta Pilot Program”). As of January 25, 2021, eligible international travelers returning to Alberta must remain in quarantine until they receive a negative test result from their second COVID-19 test on day 7 or 8.

Even after a negative test result, the following restrictions for international travelers apply for the remainder of the 14-day quarantine period::

  • Travelers are prohibited from returning to childcare, after-school care, schools, post-secondary facilities, and work outside of their home for 14 days.
  • The traveler must take preventive measures throughout the 14-day period. and
  • Travelers must avoid prohibited settings during the 14-day period, including social gatherings or indoor places of worship, when more than 10 people are present.

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