They already made exemptions first for people traveling for medical reasons and then refugees Government is going to pay for refugees.Eventually those traveling to reunite with families will be exempted too. They have been stressing that measures are taken to discourage unnecessary travel. Do they want to discourage people coming to Canada to reunite with their spouses? I don't think so. Do they want to discourage Canadians who lived abroad for many months to return home? I don't think soI linked to the instructions. You call a number, and they book it for you.
Hotel is mandatory for all travelers, except those exempt from quarantine (essential workers).