Issue 19-74 Visitor Entries

April 26, 2019

Visitor entries to B.C. from the U.S. and overseas were down notably (-8.4%, seasonally adjusted) in February. Entries from overseas sources dipped 2.3%, and travel to B.C. from the U.S. was also on the decline (-10.6%).

Similarly, overall travel to Canada declined 1.5% in February. Visits from the U.S. were off 1.2% from the previous month, while travel from overseas sources slipped 2.6%. Meanwhile, the number of Canadians returning home from abroad saw a 1.2% boost.

Statistics Canada