Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health announced April 6th  that the Newfoundland and Labrador border is opening and some other restrictions are being eased effective 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 7.

With this change, all residents of Atlantic Canada can come to Nova Scotia without having to self-isolate upon arrival and without having to complete the Nova Scotia Safe Check-in form.

Malls, retail businesses and fitness facilities can return to operating at 100 per cent of their capacity, with physical distancing.

Sports practices, training and games, and arts and culture rehearsals and performances can have 75 people. While physical distancing and masks are not required for these activities, they are recommended when possible. Spectators continue to be allowed at these events except when they are held at schools.

For the complete news release please see: April 6, 2021-Provincial News Release