Ministers and Government of Canada officials to provide an update on border measures due to COVID-19

Media advisory

July 18, 2021, OTTAWA, ON - Ministers and Government of Canada officials will announce updates to the border measures implemented to protect the health of Canadians due COVID-19.

Ministers will hold a news conference to announce updates to border measures.

Ministers will be available to answer questions from the media following their remarks.

This news conference will be preceded by a technical briefing by government officials.


July 19, 2021


Technical Briefing: 11:00 AM EDT

News conference: 1:30 PM EDT


The ministerial news conference will be held virtually at 1:30 PM (EDT). Journalists who wish to ask questions can do so by teleconference.

Toll-free (Canada/US) dial-in number:
Local dial-in number:
Passcode: 1622050#

Twitter: @GovCanHealth
Facebook: Healthy Canadians

Government of Canada officials will hold a technical briefing on background and not for attribution virtually on Zoom at 11:00 AM (EDT).

NOTE: To obtain the Zoom link and a copy of the briefing package under embargo, please RSVP by email at

Media Inquiries:

Thierry BĂ©lair
Office of the Honourable Patty Hajdu
Minister of Health

Media Relations
Public Health Agency of Canada

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