Day: October 3, 2020

Canadian snowbirds prepare for first winter at home in over a decade

Canadian snowbirds prepare for first winter at home in over a decade
Canadian snowbirds prepare for first winter at home in over a decade

With leisure travel to the United States restricted by vehicle, Canadian citizens can still board a plane and fly down south if they’d like to.

Popular travel destinations like Arizona, California, and Florida do not require a 14-day quarantine period, but some Canadian snowbirds aren’t convinced it’s safe enough to go down yet.

Nova Scotia residents Ann and John Mackay have decided to stay put in Wolfville this year, breaking a 12-year tradition of heading south to their winter getaway home near Tampa.

Nova Scotia snowbirds staying home during winter
Nova Scotia snowbirds staying home during winter

Ann and John Mackay say they won’t be heading south this winter as a precaution due to COVID-19. Courtesy: Nathan Coleman

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They’ve been keeping in touch with their American friends to get updates on the situation south of

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