Statistics Canada says the number of Canada’s international arrivals increased in July but has yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels.
The agency says the number of trips by U.S. residents in July was 2.2 million, 11 times the number of trips taken in July 2021 but still about 60 per cent of the trips reported in July 2019.
Residents from countries other than Canada and the U.S. made 10 times more trips to Canada in July 2022 compared with July 2021 but remains half of the number of international travellers in 2019.
Statistics Canada says Canadians made about six times more trips than a year earlier. Like U.S. visitors, however, that number was still below July 2019 levels, with about 64 per cent of that month’s volume.
The figures include the period when random mandatory COVID-19 testing for fully vaccinated travellers paused in June before resuming later in July for travellers arriving in Canada by air to the four major airports.
As air travel in July increased, labour shortages contributed to flight cancellations, long security queues and lost luggage, impacting major airports says the agency.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 23, 2022.
Young Canadians are facing rising rents and mortgage costs on top of higher grocery and gas bills — and for those on the job hunt, negotiating a higher salary is likely to be front of mind.

Holiday spending in Canada is expected to drop this year as inflation shrinks consumer buying power and economic uncertainty looms over household budgets, a new report says.

Across the country, tuition costs for universities have increased. Contributor Christopher Liew shares some of the best budgeting tips for university students in Canada.

Economists from RBC expect Canada will enter a recession in the first quarter of 2023, and lower-income Canadians may be the ones who suffer the most.

An RBC survey says a new economy is emerging from the younger generations in Canada due to the increased cost of living.

Personal finance contributor Christopher Liew goes over some of the pros and cons of working two remote jobs at the same time, offers some tips for time management, and explains how it could affect your tax returns next year.

The high prices, the cancelled flights, the booked-up lodging and rental cars. The summer of travel chaos still seems hot and fresh somehow. But it's time to look forward, for there's another crunch time looming less than two months away: the 2022 winter holiday travel season.

Financial advisors and real-life retirees have shared their retirement advice for anyone worried about running out of money in their post-work years.

CTV News Programs
Local News
© 2022 All rights reserved. Use of this Website assumes acceptance of Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

source

Shop Sephari