The many people and businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry in B.C. need each of us to
follow the rules without exception. Their livelihood depends on us all doing our part now so some
travel can safely resume this summer and set these businesses on the road to recovery. There is light at the end of the tunnel . So until May 25th 2021 please only travel within your health authority, unless if is for essential travel.
What is considered essential travel?
• The public safety order restricting travel lists a number of exceptions to travel restrictions, which includes:
o moving to a different principal residence or assisting a person to move for that purpose,
o carrying out a work-related purpose, including volunteer work,
o commercially transporting goods,
o receiving health care services or social services or assisting someone to receive those services,
o exercising child-custody rights or spending parenting time with a minor child,
o attending a funeral service
• The full list of exceptions to travel restrictions can be found at www.gov.bc.ca/covidtravel