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September 2020 figures show steep decline in travel to Canada

Published on: Nov 27, 2020 | Tags: Canada Arrivals Statistics, Canada Tourism

Statistics Canada, the government's central statistics office, has released figures detailing the number of travellers to Canada in September 2020. The new statistics show a significant decrease both in new arrivals and in Canadians returning from trips abroad, with the total number of journeys down by over 95% from the figure for September 2019. These numbers reveal the dramatic effect that travel…

Flying to Canada while pregnant

Published on: Nov 17, 2020 | Tags: Travelling while pregnant, Canada Entry Requirements

Traveling while pregnant can be difficult due to risks and challenges involved, but you can make it safer through careful preparation. One of the reasons why pregnant women fear traveling is their prevalence of certain infections and the risk of developing severe complications that can affect childbirth. You can learn more about any possible risks by discussing your travel plans with a health care…

Statistics Canada assesses economic effects of travel restrictions

Published on: Nov 03, 2020 | Tags: Canada Travel Restrictions, COVID-19

International border closures and internal travel restrictions resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic have had a significant impact on Canada's economy, according to a new study released by Statistics Canada. Although these restrictions are designed to protect public health, they do have a cost in the form of reduced economic activity, especially in travel and related sectors. Canada's central…