Canadian immigration issues record number of visitor visas
16 July 2012
For concise and recent immigration information watch our news.Canadian immigration announced they have issued a record number of visitor visas this year with over 500,000 issued since the start of 2012. This same time last year, Canada had issued 450,000 visitor visas to foreigners visiting the country.
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"Canada is the best country in the world, so it is not surprising that so many people want to visit our country," said Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney. "Our country's vibrant cities and remote wilderness are a draw for Canadians and international travellers alike."
Canadian immigration said that since Canada's tourist season is now in full swing, they expect to issue over one million visas by the end of the year.
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