Canadian travellers around the globe had been caught off guard when Canada closed its border final month in gentle of the escalating threats of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Many had been left scrambling to get again to the nation as airways quickly diminished worldwide flights.
Greater than 1,000,000 Canadian residents and everlasting residents heeded Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s name and returned house by air and land within the first week of the border closure.
Since then, a collection of repatriation flights have been organized with the assistance of the federal authorities, which has negotiated with airways and overseas diplomats for exemptions to journey restrictions.
As of Wednesday, International Affairs Canada mentioned there have been 391,451 travellers on its Canadians Overseas Registry.
For a glimpse of the unfold of Canadian travellers worldwide, check out these numbers, displaying the distribution throughout the continents — no less than as of March 30. Not all of those Canadians have requested assist to come back house; and never all Canadians overseas are registered.
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