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Canada won't require masks on planes, will drop vaccine mandate for entry

A person wears a mask while walking past a flower display in front of a supermarket on Front Street East in Toronto on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022.  (Alex Lupul /The Canadian Press via AP) AAL101 AAL101

On Oct. 1, the Canadian government will no longer require people to wear masks on planes, or be vaccinated against COVID before entering the country.

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