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Economy, Health, International

Many in B.C. fear U.S. residents flouting border rules

British Columbia’s premier says he is concerned by reports that U.S. residents are skirting rules and vacationing in the province as COVID-19 cases spike in the U.S. The Canada-U.S. border was closed to most travellers in March, but Americans travelling »

Economy, International, Society

Ottawa funding plan to attract more tourists: they’re called Canadians

Ottawa has revealed plans to try to help Canada’s ailing tourist industry laid low by COVID-19. Economic Development Minister Mélanie Joly announced Sunday that about $30 million originally intended to attract foreign visitors through the federal tourism marketing agency, Destination »

International, Politics

Chinese TV personality accuses Canada’s tourism body of censorship

Canada’s national tourism marketing body is denying allegations by a Chinese TV star that it pressured him to remove an episode discussing the plight of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples and Quebec separatism days before the first official visit to China by »