Canadian Travellers

Version 1.3 CODE2014 TOP 15 Open Data Free

Informing Canadians of issues affecting their security and well-being abroad!

Canadian Travellers app aims at informing the Canadian public of issues affecting the security and well-being of Canadians abroad, health notices outlining potential risks to travellers, and providing estimated border wait times when crossing the Canada/U.S land border. Canadian Travellers was selected among the top 15 apps across Canada for #CODE2014 hack-a-thon that ran in March 2014.
  • Utilizes Open Data datasets from the Canadian Federal Government
  • Sleek and responsive UI
  • Real-time travel advisories data in both official languages
  • Relies on visual cues and colors to emphasize importance and meaning of data
  • Enables convenient method of sharing presented data to other Canadians
  • Free!
Requires Android 2.2 and higher. WiFi, Edge, or 3G network connection sometimes required.


Canadian Travellers displays data in real-time in both official languages, it allows data to be easily shared, and uses visual cues and colors to highlight the following:
Travel Advisories

The latest travel advice and advisories on issues affecting the security and well-being of Canadians abroad.

Country specific information such as security, local laws and culture, entry and exit requirements and health.

Travel Health Notices

The latest travel health notices outlining the potential risks to Canadians travellers and to the Canadian public.

Border Wait Times

Estimated border wait times (delays) for reaching the primary inspection booth, the first point of contact with CBSA when crossing the Canada/U.S land border.

Canadian Travellers utilizes and retrieves information from datasets defined by the Canadian Federal Government known as Open Data


Version 1.3

September 10th, 2014
  • NEWSleek list animations
  • NEWImproved Side menu
  • NEWDisplay icons & logo
  • NEWDisplay options under settings
  • ENHand many more ...

Version 1.2a

14 May 2014
  • ENHImproved and easy to use filter/search
  • ENHImproved viewing of advisories on "World Map"



You may contact us to report bugs in the app! as well as, suggesting new ideas and ways to improve the look and feel of the app.

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