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Nov 04, 2014, 08:00 ET Canada ranked as No. 1 country to visit

Stellar reputation helps attract more international tourists, talent and investment to our country. Tweet:  How Canada's No. 1 ranking...


May 22, 2013, 06:00 ET Canada means business.

Canadian Tourism Commission's meetings, conventions and incentive travel sector reveals its fresh focus and new name to the world at...


May 06, 2013, 09:00 ET Canadian Tourism Commission releases 2012 Annual Report

Delivering Value for Canada's Tourism Businesses highlights three key strengths to guide tourism industry to success through 2013. VANCOUVER,...


Feb 04, 2013, 13:10 ET Canada thinks big

Canadian Tourism Commission, Tourism Vancouver and the Vancouver Convention Centre welcome annual TED Conference to Canada Tweet: Thinking big:...


Nov 20, 2012, 08:00 ET Canadians invite the world!

Canadian Tourism Commission says authentic Canada loud and proud in a rocking two-minute trip across the country produced by this summer's 35...


Aug 20, 2012, 06:00 ET Lights, camera, action! Canada's Tourism Commission puts Canadians in the director's chair for new video.

35 Million Directors project will help inspire more travellers around the world to come and explore Canada. Tweet: Canadians in the director's...


Jul 25, 2012, 20:00 ET Experience the games all over again

For one golden month in 2010, Vancouver, Whistler and Richmond were the centre of universal attention. Here's what happened next. Canadian...


Jul 17, 2012, 07:17 ET And They're Off! First Chinese 'Canadian Explorers' Winners Jet Off on Adventure of a Lifetime

One adventurous Chinese couple has just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime discovery of Canada as another couple jet-off, having both won the...


May 08, 2012, 08:41 ET Rendez-vous Canada 2012: ready to rev up big business for tourism

Canadian Tourism Commission's tourism trading floor to WOW international travel buyers from over 20 countries in Edmonton, Canada's Festival City...


Apr 30, 2012, 08:00 ET Outside the Ordinary in Canada

48 more tourism businesses support Canadian Tourism Commission's Signature Experiences Collection® to promote travel to Canada Tweet: 48...


Jan 30, 2012, 09:00 ET Signature Experiences Collection® members make international debut as Canadian Tourism Commission launches new global marketing platform.

Extraordinary Canadian tourism experiences will entice international travellers starting with travel-loving Aussies. Tweet: Signature...


Jan 30, 2012, 09:00 ET Signature Experiences Collection® members make international debut as Canadian Tourism Commission launches new global marketing platform.

Extraordinary Canadian tourism experiences will entice international travellers starting with travel-loving Aussies. Tweet: Signature...


Nov 10, 2011, 09:38 ET Canada earns No.1 country brand in the world… AGAIN!

Canadian Tourism Commission welcomes back-to-back top-spot recognition of Canada's brand Tweet: #Canada ranked #1 country brand in the world for...


Nov 10, 2011, 09:38 ET Canada earns No.1 country brand in the world… AGAIN!

Canadian Tourism Commission welcomes back-to-back top-spot recognition of Canada's brand Tweet: #Canada ranked #1 country brand in the world for...


Oct 07, 2011, 08:00 ET Canadian Tourism Commission launches Culinary Journalism Award

Canadian Tourism Commission and Food Day Canada have combined forces to offer the first ever Culinary Journalism Award To view the Enriched...


Oct 06, 2011, 13:00 ET Canada's Federal Tourism Strategy: Welcome!

Canadian Tourism Commission a partner for new approach to strengthen Canada's competitive edge To view the Enriched Media Release, click here:...


Sep 13, 2011, 06:00 ET VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - Take this Waltz, staring Seth Rogan, Michelle Williams, Sarah Silverman and Luke Kirby premieres at the TIFF

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Actor, Director and writer Sarah Polley premiered her latest work this week at the Toronto International...


Sep 13, 2011, 06:00 ET VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - Breakaway (Speedy Singhs), Akshay Kumar's latest project, premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Akshay Kumar's recent project Breakaway (Speedy Singhs), directed by Robert Lieberman, premiered this week...


Jul 11, 2011, 12:30 ET Canadian Tourism Commission launches Signature Experiences Collection to increase travellers and tourism revenues from abroad.

Canadian businesses tell the story of Canada's tourism brand and the extraordinary tourism experiences that await international visitors. To...


Jul 05, 2011, 21:00 ET Canadian Tourism Commission to provide rights free video and photos of Canada during the 2011 Royal Tour

VANCOUVER, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen Canada as their first official...


Jun 27, 2011, 10:11 ET Nice Canadians Tell Bad Canadian Hockey Fans to "Go Canuck Themselves"

Vancouver is on a mission to show the world that the riotous post-Stanley Cup actions of a few aren't a true reflection of the city. Across the...


Jun 23, 2011, 20:43 ET Canadian Tourism Commission to provide rights free video and photos of Canada during the 2011 Royal Tour

VANCOUVER, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen Canada as their first official...


Jun 23, 2011, 16:48 ET A Prince for a Prince: The Royal Couple Visits Prince Edward Island

The Royal Couple is about to take Canada by storm on their first official overseas trip. Visiting five destinations throughout the country, Their...


May 09, 2011, 11:26 ET The Royal Newlyweds Say I Do To Canada!

The Palace may be mum about the royal honeymoon location, but the first official overseas trip for Will and Kate -- aka Their Royal Highnesses The...


Feb 19, 2011, 03:00 ET VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - Video B-roll Available: His Royal Highness Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton to Undertake a Royal Tour of Canada

VANCOUVER, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ - His Royal Highness Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton have accepted an invitation to undertake a Royal...