COVID-19 Information

LAST UPDATED: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 is an urgent issue for travellers and businesses in Saskatchewan and globally. We are committed to supporting tourism in the province and providing timely, accurate information relevant to your needs.

With the COVID-19 situation, many tourism businesses are closed or have limited services and hours. Contact each business directly for the latest information.

As new developments, information and resources are available, this page will be updated.

Coronavirus Information for the Saskatchewan Tourism Industry

 

Saskatchewan Health Information

For up-to-date public health information and advisories in Saskatchewan, visit Saskatchewan.ca/coronavirus.

The Government of Saskatchewan has launched a new COVID-19 self-assessment tool to determine whether Saskatchewan residents should be tested for COVID-19. Concerned residents can complete this assessment for themselves or on behalf of someone else, if unable.


Public Health Agency of Canada

 

The World Health Organization (WHO)

For the latest global updates on COVID-19, visit the World Health Organization’s worldwide outbreak update here.

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have issued a joint statement on international co-operation as key to the containment of COVID-19. Read it here.

 

Transportation and Events

Air Canada has issued a response to COVID-19 here.

WestJet has issued a response to COVID-19 here.

 

Saskatchewan Provincial Parks Information

In support of the province wide state of emergency, Saskatchewan Provincial Parks are not open at this time.

Saskatchewan Provincial Parks will delay the campsite reservation launch and the start of the camping season until further notice.

SaskParks does not encourage visitation. As of March 23, 2020, park facilities closed, meaning there is no access to washrooms, visitor centres, picnic areas, as well as campgrounds and campsites. 

While park offices are closed, staff are still available by phone (1-800-205-7070) or email (parks.info@gov.sk.ca) to answer questions.

SaskParks urges people to follow social distancing practices and take necessary precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

For more information, visit saskparks.com, call 1-800-205-7070 or email parks.info@gov.sk.ca.

For the most up-to-date information on 2020 reservations and camping season, please click here.

 

National Parks Information

Statement from Parks Canada:

"The health and safety of Canadians, visitors and Parks Canada team members is our top priority.

We are following the advice of public health experts and taking steps to support the Government of Canada’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 and reduce risks to visitors, employees, and other users of Parks Canada spaces.

Parks Canada is temporarily suspending all visitor services and motor vehicle access by visitors until further notice.

Parks Canada will re-evaluate the temporary closure on an ongoing basis and keep you updated as more information becomes available. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for updates." Learn more.