Fewer trips to the Great White North
Sep 18, 2012 / 8:47 am
Statistics Canada says travel to Canada in July declined 2.5 per cent in July compared with June, mostly because of fewer American visitors.
The federal agency says there were a total of 2.1 million trips to Canada in July.
Same-day car trips by U.S. residents fell 1.7 per cent to 633,000 trips, while visits of one or more nights declined 3.9 per cent to 952,000 trips.
Residents of countries other than the United States made 377,000 trips to Canada in July, down 0.8 per cent from June.
In the opposite direction, Canadian residents made 5.4 million trips abroad in July, down 0.9 per cent from June.
They made 4.6 million trips to the United States, a 0.8 per cent decrease from June.
Overnight travel to the United States fell 1.9 per cent to 1.9 million trips in July, while same-day car trips edged down 0.1 per cent to 2.7 million trips.
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