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2017 marks an impressive year for tourism in British Columbia – BC Government

VICTORIA – People from around the world are choosing British Columbia as their destination for business and leisure travel. The latest numbers from Statistics Canada show a 3% increase in visitor arrivals in December 2017 over the same month in 2016, resulting in 11,869 more visitors arriving in British Columbia. In total, over 5.7 million […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018234 Views

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Aboriginal Tourism in BC got a big boost from Canadian government – Richmond News

Indigenous businesses and communities around the province have just gotten a big boost from the Canadian government: This month, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, announced a $2,250,000 investment in Aboriginal Tourism BC (AtBC). AtBC has a multi-year plan called “Pulling Together” that maps out their strategy for drawing more and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2018261 Views

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Aboriginal tourism gets $2.25M infusion from federal government – Times Colonist

January 23, 2018 A $2.25-million shot in the arm from the federal government is designed to expand the growing Aboriginal tourism sector, said the federal tourism minister. Bardish Chagger, who was in Victoria to take part in the Impact Sustainability Travel and Tourism Conference, said the money will help ensure Aboriginal tourism can grow and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018266 Views

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British Columbia’s Aboriginal communities to benefit from investment in cultural tourism

Funding supports Vancouver-based non-profit to enhance profile of Aboriginal tourism across B.C. January 22, 2018 – Victoria, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Indigenous businesses and communities in British Columbia will benefit from a Government of Canada investment of $2,250,000 towards the Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia (AtBC). This support will help operators […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2018307 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Chagger to make announcements in Victoria

From Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Victoria, British Columbia, January 19, 2018—As part of a three-day trip to British Columbia, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government of the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, will travel to Victoria on Monday, January 22. While there, she will deliver a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 2018349 Views

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Visitor numbers show B.C. as a choice destination for international travellers

Nov. 22, 2017 VICTORIA – September was a strong month for tourism in British Columbia, with an increase in international visitor arrival numbers. The latest September numbers from Statistics Canada indicate 4.6% growth over the same month in 2016, with 26,478 more visitors arriving in B.C. The total year-to-date international overnight custom entries to B.C. are also […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2017260 Views

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