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International Travel

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Culture, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics
International Travel Section
  Note of appreciation
  Standards of service to the public


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  r revised
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  E use with caution
  F too unreliable to be published


Data contained in charts and tables of this publication may not add due to rounding.


This publication was prepared under the direction of:

 François Nault, Director, Culture, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics

 Trish Horricks, Assistant Director, Culture, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics

 Jocelyn Lapierre, Chief, Tourism Statistics Program

 Élaine Fournier, Survey Manager, International Travel Survey

 Éric Desjardins, Senior Analyst, International Travel Survey

We wish to acknowledge those persons within Statistics Canada whose advice and diligent assistance facilitated the progress and completion of this report.

Special thanks go to the staff of the International Travel Section of the Culture, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics, notably Noël Le Blanc and Cindy Sceviour. Thanks also to the staff of the Household Survey Methods Division, notably Kathleen Emberson, Dissemination Division and the Composition Unit.

We would like to thank the Canadian Tourism Commission for helping fund the International Travel Survey.

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Canada owes the success of its statistical system to a long standing partnership between Statistics Canada, the citizens of Canada, its businesses, governments and other institutions. Accurate and timely statistical information could not be produced without their continued cooperation and goodwill.

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© Minister of Industry, 2006

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December 2006

Catalogue no. 66-201-X

ISSN 1704-8249

Frequency: Annual


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