Monday, April 21st7.6°C
21633
20709

Travel to Canada was up 0.6 per cent in October: StatsCan

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says travel to Canada rose 0.6 per cent in October to 2.1 million trips, led by an increase in visits from the United States.

The agency says travel by overseas visitors fell 0.4 per cent in October to 393,000.

Same-day car trips from the United States rose 0.3 per cent to 619,000, an 11-month high, while U.S. travel of one or more nights rose 0.9 per cent to one million trips.

Canadians took 5.5 million trips abroad in October, up 0.1 per cent from September.

Travel to the United States was unchanged in October at 4.7 million trips, while trips to destinations other than the United States increased 0.5 per cent to 816,000, a record according to data going to 1972.

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News

20172


Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX14500.39+53.87
S&P CDNX998.770.80
DJIA16408.54-16.31
Nasdaq4095.516+9.291
S&P 5001864.85+2.54
CDN Dollar0.9072+0.0002
Gold1286.60-6.80
Oil104.18-0.12
Lumber329.70-2.70
Natural Gas4.755+0.014

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.115+0.01
Knighthawk0.01-0.005
QHR Technologies Inc1.29+0.07
Cantex0.055+0.01
Anavex Life Sciences0.3750.00
Metalex Ventures0.08+0.005
Russel Metals30.66+0.11
Copper Mountain Mining2.35-0.07
Colorado Resources0.255-0.01
ReliaBrand Inc0.12-0.01
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.025-0.005
Mission Ready Services0.25+0.02

 



20820

FEATURED Property
1899068#1 - 6633 Park Drive
2 bedrooms 2 baths
$69,900
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


Learning to flirt with the edge

With all of the adventure activities I have done and still do, I wonder sometimes if the edge still exists. The systematic approach to learning a new adventure or extreme activity combined with the r...


Time spent prospecting

How much time should you put into prospecting? The question is a bit of a puzzle. Ideally, there would be a reference book that lists, by industry, how much time you should invest in prospecting acti...


Valuation fears grip markets

The Big Picture Valuation fears grip markets Growing concerns about the level of stock market valuations sparked a risk-off trade in global markets this week. Investors are worried that many companies...

_



21637

21637


Member of BC Press Council


21202