Be prepared for screening. Please ensure that all liquids, gels and aerosols in your carry-on baggage are in containers of 100ml or less and placed in a clear, 1L resealable bag. Click here for more information about carry-on baggage requirements.
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Air-activated therapeutic heat pad: Certain powders and granular materials in your carry-on are limited to a total quantity of 350 ml or less (roughly the size of a soda can). There are no exemptions for medical reasons.
A lithium battery to operate a mobility device (e.g., a wheelchair, scooter), along with one (1) spare battery of up to 300 Wh, is permitted at the checkpoint.
In order to have a BPAP device screened, passengers may choose to either: 1) bring a clear plastic bag to place the respiratory device into for screening or 2) leave the attachments (tubes and mask) inside the case and place the main electronic unit only in a bin.
Biojectors: Must be for personal medical use, and the needle guard must be in place. The person must possess medication that is to be administered by means of the syringe or needle and biojectors, and the medication must be in a container that bears the name of the medication and the name of either the pharmacy that dispensed the medication or the manufacturer of the medication.
Canes are permitted through the security checkpoint. A Screening Officer will inspect the cane as part of the screening process. If you are not able to walk through the metal detector unassisted, the Screening Officer will offer you a courtesy non-metallic cane (for temporary use for this purpose only). Note that a walking or hiking stick is permitted only when used as a mobility aid.
Recreational cannabis: Passengers are responsible for knowing the laws and regulations in effect at their destination within Canada. For more information, visit https://www.canada.ca/cannabis. Liquid and topical forms are subject to liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) restrictions in carry-on baggage, and must be placed with other LAGs in a 1-litre clear closed and re-sealable plastic bag.
Cannabis for medical purposes: The amount of cannabis you carry must be in accordance with the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. For more information, see Health Canada’s Guide to Understanding the Regulations. Cannabis oil is permitted in carry-on in a quantity of more than 100 ml when used for medicinal purposes, and you will need to remove it from your carry-on and present it to the screening officer at the entry to pre-board screening. However, if the amount of oil is 100 ml or less, it is to be placed in a 1-litre clear bag with other liquids, aerosols and gels.
Please Note: Flying outside of Canada with cannabis is illegal. For more information, visit https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/cannabis-and-international-travel
Caustic materials such as liquid bleach and chlorine: May be permitted in checked baggage if approved by air carrier.
Chemical oxygen generators: May be permitted in checked baggage if approved by air carrier.
Contact lens solution: These items are considered to be essential non-prescription medications. You are allowed to carry volumes greater than 100 ml (3.4 oz.) in your carry-on baggage. These liquids must be declared to the Screening Officer separately. See our information on liquids for more details.