Economic Changes in Canada
The chart below gives an idea of what is happening economically in Canada. The GDP numbers represent how recent global energy issues have changed certain provinces outlooks, specifically how hard Alberta was hit, and how British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec are relatively stable. Arizona has been seeing a lot of activity from Ontario and Quebec in the last couple of years, which has mitigated the slowdown from Alberta.
In 2016, visiting Canadians in Arizona Exceeds 1 Million
Over 1.1 million Canadians visited Arizona in 2016, continuing the trend of setting new records year over year for Canadians who are looking to Arizona for both business and leisure opportunities, with spending exceeding $1 billion each year. This is facilitated by the more than 183 non-stop direct flights between Canada and Arizona every week.