Six-month grace period on Electronic Travel Authorization welcomed

Border officials to show leniency until Sept. 29.

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Travel industry officials were concerned the new rules hadn’t been communicated well enough to prospective visitors and some might be stuck at the airport without clearance to fly.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 03/09/2016 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 03/22/2016 5:29 pm EDT

Some travellers and diplomats are breathing a sigh of relief after the Canadian government announced a six-month grace period on a new mandatory security screen.

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