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P.E.I. weather, travel updates for Thursday, July 2

Picture of the Day by eight-year-old Ted Zheng.
Picture of the Day by eight-year-old Ted Zheng. - Contributed

Weather

A mix of sun and cloud is expected across the province Thursday with a 60 per cent chance of showers later in the day. Today’s high is 27 C.

P.E.I. forecast for July 2-8, 2020 - SaltWire Network
P.E.I. forecast for July 2-8, 2020 - SaltWire Network

 

Click here for weather updates throughout the day from the SaltWire Network weather desk.


Travel

Confederation Bridge

The Confederation Bridge connects Prince Edward Island with New Brunswick.
The Confederation Bridge connects Prince Edward Island with New Brunswick.

 

  • Attention: Effective July 3, restrictions on interprovincial traffic (within the Atlantic provinces only) due to COVID-19 will be lifted and the bridge will be open to all traffic. A reminder that cash is not accepted at this time. For information on authorized travel to P.E.I., contact public authorities by email at publicsafety@gov.pe.ca or by phone at 902-894-0385. For travel information to New Brunswick, call 1-800-462-8387.
  • Attention: All unnecessary interprovincial travel is currently prohibited by the public authorities.
  • Advisory: Shuttle and apprehensive driver service is closed. No cash at toll plaza.

For updates, visit confederationbridge.com.


Charlottetown Airport

Charlottetown Airport
Charlottetown Airport

 

For flight schedules and COVID-19 travel information, visit flyyyg.com.

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Northumberland Ferries Limited

Northumberland Ferries Limited
Northumberland Ferries Limited

 

*New information*

Northumberland Ferries service will be expanded when the Atlantic travel bubble comes into effect on Friday, July 3.

  • Note: Reservations are recommended. As passenger capacity remains at 50 per cent to help enforce safe social distancing, it is recommended that travellers (including walk-ons) make reservations to prevent disappointment. Reservations are available online or by calling toll free 1-800-762-7245.

Schedule for Thursday July 2:

  • Departing Wood Islands, P.E.I. – 6:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
  • Departing Caribou, N.S. – 8 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Daily round-trip sailings seven days per week from July 3 to Sept. 7:

  • Departing Wood Islands, P.E.I. – 6:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Departing Caribou, N.S. – 8 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

To read the NFL’s COVID-19 response measures, click here.

For more information, visit Ferries.ca or call the Wood Islands ferry terminal at 902-962-3635.

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