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Quarantine rules for immigrants

itzraj

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Dec 15, 2020
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I heard from my employer's attorney.. those who are come in WP visa / PR are come under essential travel. so quarantine rule will not be applicable.

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canuck78

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I heard from my employer's attorney.. those who are come in WP visa / PR are come under essential travel. so quarantine rule will not be applicable.

please share your comments
How does your employer's attorney know when it hasn't been announced?
 

Wiggy

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Dec 16, 2020
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I heard from my employer's attorney.. those who are come in WP visa / PR are come under essential travel. so quarantine rule will not be applicable.

please share your comments
If you check the Canadian immigration website it clearly says that if you are performing an essential service then you MAY be exempt but people can come in on WP provided that they can commence work and the work is available after 14 days quarantine which suggests that most will be need to quarantine.

If all workers on WP were exempt from quarantine, it would make quarantine pointless so I seriously doubt that this is correct
 

Naturgrl

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I heard from my employer's attorney.. those who are come in WP visa / PR are come under essential travel. so quarantine rule will not be applicable.

please share your comments
Does your attorney have some inside contact with the government. If all WP visas/PRs come under as essential, then all Canadian citizens entering Canada should also come under essential as they need to return to their jobs too. This means everyone is essential.
 

AkkiV

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Dec 3, 2017
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I heard from my employer's attorney.. those who are come in WP visa / PR are come under essential travel. so quarantine rule will not be applicable.

please share your comments
I would love to believe this is true.....
 

AkkiV

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Dec 3, 2017
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I heard from my employer's attorney.. those who are come in WP visa / PR are come under essential travel. so quarantine rule will not be applicable.

please share your comments
@itzraj could you please reconfirm if this is actually the case?
 

Amm2020

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Apr 18, 2020
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I heard from my employer's attorney.. those who are come in WP visa / PR are come under essential travel. so quarantine rule will not be applicable.

please share your comments
To be on safe side if you already booked your hotel keep it if hotel allow you change booking on last minute. Wait today and see what the information they post. If you have to book hotel 3 days than change booking regular hotel to 11 days and 3 days from gov site. Confusion will be if incase test come up P than you stuck and god knows how much we will have to pay on top of that $2k. They should just do what NZ did 14 days 3K total.
 

itzraj

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Dec 15, 2020
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To be on safe side if you already booked your hotel keep it if hotel allow you change booking on last minute. Wait today and see what the information they post. If you have to book hotel 3 days than change booking regular hotel to 11 days and 3 days from gov site. Confusion will be if incase test come up P than you stuck and god knows how much we will have to pay on top of that $2k. They should just do what NZ did 14 days 3K total.
This rule is not applicable for road travel right? only via air has to do the mandatory 3 day quarantine
 

itzraj

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Dec 15, 2020
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It's NOT the case. If you want to go you will have to quarantine unless you qualify from a VERY small number of exceptions. If that was true EVERYBODY would be exempt.
Today also I check with them, they told that ours is inter company transfer... so you have come under exempt.
 

canuck78

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Today also I check with them, they told that ours is inter company transfer... so you have come under exempt.
Please ask where your lawyer is getting this info. ICT doesn't mean you are an essential worker. Until the government actually announces this I would take all these confirmations with a grain of salt.
 

canuck78

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This rule is not applicable for road travel right? only via air has to do the mandatory 3 day quarantine
Currently. So many people are going to try and go through the land border I think they may need to change things. Not sure why they didn't require returning Canadians/PRs to go through certain borders if they are not essential workers. There are hotels close to the major border crossings where the majority cross.
 
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