Nunavut Declaration

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We, Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers responsible for Tourism recognize that:

  • Tourism is a significant economic driver across the country and its impacts are felt in regions and communities, large and small.
  • The public and private sectors are important contributors to the development and sustainability of tourism in Canada.
  • Drivers of competitiveness for tourism include marketing, access, labour and workforce, and opportunities and challenges presented by economic and industry change, innovation and globalization.
  • Canada's tourism products, such as those provided through Indigenous tourism, festivals and events, and parks tourism, provide unique and authentic experiences to attract visitors to Canada.
  • Timely, accurate and relevant approaches to tourism statistics and research demonstrate the value of Canada's tourism sector, and allow for strategic, evidence-based decision making.

We, the Ministers responsible for Tourism, commit to:

  • Address mutually-agreed upon priorities with the aim to contribute to the growth and competitiveness of Canada's tourism sector.
  • Facilitate collective action while respecting differences in jurisdictional responsibilities.
  • Foster cooperation with organizations that share common priorities.
  • Take action to address new priorities as they are identified.

We, the Ministers responsible for Tourism, identify the following priorities and actions:

  • Strengthen competitiveness by collaborating on marketing; broadening understanding of the sharing economy; facilitating communication on the importance of air competitiveness and access; and identifying potential solutions for labour and workforce challenges.
  • Grow Canada's tourism offerings by exploring opportunities to collaborate on Indigenous tourism; festivals and events; and sustainability and economic development from federal, provincial and territorial parks visitation.
  • Support a tourism statistical system in Canada that meets the information needs of decision makers.

We, Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers responsible for Tourism declare our commitment to the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Tourism Strategy in order to support continued collaboration on tourism and contribute to the growth and competitiveness of the tourism sector in Canada.



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