Published July 9, 2012 | 3:48 pm
Monday, July 9, 2012 – 10:48
“Canada is the best country in the world, so it is not surprising that so many people want to visit our country,” said Minister Kenney. “Our country's vibrant cities and remote wilderness are a draw for Canadians and international travellers alike.”
Last year at this time Canada had issued just over 450,000 visitor visas to travellers abroad.
That's not counting students or temporary workers. Nor does it take into account citizens of over fifty countries, or ninety percent of visitors, who do not require visas to come to Canada.