A Vancouver woman waited months to get a visa to China. Her mother died before it was granted
A woman has obtained a visa to travel to China after months of waiting, but not in time to see her mother before she died.
“[I’m] just feeling helpless,” the Vancouver-based Canadian told On The Coast host Gloria Macarenko. CBC News has agreed to keep her identity confidential in case her visa is revoked.
Surging COVID infection rates in China have prompted many Canadians to try and travel to the country to care for sick family members — amid new travel rules for both countries.
Canada is temporarily requiring air travellers arriving from China, Hong Kong or Macau to provide