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Foreign travel advice

Canada

Summary

From 15 March 2016 any visitor travelling to Canada – including those who don’t currently need a visa to visit – will have to get an electronic travel authorisation (eTA) to enter Canada. For more information about the eTA system, and to apply online, visit the official Canadian government website. See Entry requirements

There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Severe snow storms are a regular occurrence during winter. Monitor local news and weather reports and visit Environment Canada. See Local Travel and Natural Disasters

Around 724,000 British nationals visit Canada each year. Most visits are trouble free.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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