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Support for the Visitor Economy


Support for the Visitor Economy

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to our sector and the reality is that there is no set timeline or guide to what recovery will look like. As the national tourism marketing and research organization, we are committed to working with industry to rebuild confidence and help travellers navigate the new landscape.

This page offers an update on Destination Canada’s response as well as industry and government updates and support resources.

Quick Updates and Reference Guide

Financial support for business:

Financial Support for individuals:

Wage updates:


For more resources, please visit our Industry Support page.

Industry Resources

Industry Support
Relevant and official information sources regarding COVID-19
Northern Lights, NWT
COVID-19 Research
COVID-19’s Impact on Canadian Tourism
COVID-19 Research
Details on upcoming and previous COVID-19 industry webinars
Whistler wildlife
Government of Canada
Comprehensive list of federal government resources
Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Destination Canada Updates


What’s New?

We’ve pivoted our focus to marketing domestic travel to Canadians to make sure we can continue to support Canada’s tourism sector. Please see below for the latest issue of Destination Canada News.

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Current Travel Restrictions


For up to date information on provincial and territorial travel restrictions and self-isolation requirements in Canada,
please visit our COVID-19 Guidance for Travellers page.