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Canadians will soon be able to bring small knives on flights

DH Montreal Staff Nov 08, 2017 11:37 am 5,433

Canadians will soon be able to bring very small knives on domestic and international flights.

Transport Canada announced that starting on November 27, knives with blades (6 cm or less) will be permitted on domestic and international flights.

However, knife blades of any length will be prohibited on flights to the US. Razor blades and box cutters of any size will still remain prohibited at all screening checkpoints.

Transport Canada also announced that starting November 27, the following powders and granular material with a volume of 350 ml will be prohibited from flights:

  • Bath salts
  • Sea salt
  • Baby powder
  • Foot powder
  • Cooking powder
  • Sand

Items such as baby formula, protein powder, tea and coffee will still be permitted in any quantity.

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DH Montreal Staff

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