The tourism and travel sector are one of the most severely impacted sectors due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting travel restrictions. With tourism responsible for 1.8 million jobs in Canada and over 2% of its GDP, tourism was one of the fastest growing industries in the world and a leading economic driver. It is crucial for the Canadian tourism and travel sector to work together to ensure a strong recovery and a healthy post-pandemic tourism industry.
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Canada's tourism industry is a major contributor to Canada's economic growth.
0%35% of all Canadian tourism spending happens in Ontario.
Canada's Economic impact targets to 2025
These measures will position the sector to meet the strategy's ambitious targets by 2025 by increasing:
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