All work and no play means a giant cash hoard for (some) Canadian households.
Calgary-born Ted Cruz is the latest to come under fire for taking a vacation while his constituents are in a crisis.
Canada's airlines also agreed to suspend flights to the Caribbean and Mexico until April.
Premiers want Ottawa to introduce stronger measures to deter travel.
The prime minister said COVID-19 variants in the U.K., South Africa, Brazil are being monitored closely.
Air Canada has paid influencers to promote the airline’s international vacations during the pandemic.
Despite encouraging Canadians not to travel non-essentially, many officials did just that.
"These individuals demonstrated extremely poor judgment,” Kenney wrote.
More than a dozen officials travelled to warmer destinations in December.
On Friday, Kenney said top aide Jamie Huckabay returned on Boxing Day via the U.S.