News reports that many snowbirds are heading south this winter — despite the COVID-19 pandemic — have angered some fellow Canadians who feel they shouldn't be allowed to go. The couple normally spent two months in Mexco, but won't be going this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted by Patti Locke-Lewkowich)The federal government sides with Locke-Lewkowich, advising Canadians to avoid non-essential travel abroad during the pandemic. Please don't goIn March, the federal government issued its advisory not to travel abroad, to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Travel insurance broker Martin Firestone said he advises his snowbird clients not to travel abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: CBC News November 26, 2020 09:00 UTC