Tourism grows as Canadian dollar continues to plummet

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Two years ago, the Canadian dollar was trading about even with the U.S. dollar. Now it’s worth little more than 80 American cents, representing around a 20 percent drop in value. That spells bargains to outside visitors who are showing up in record numbers. CCTV’s Kristiaan Yeo filed this report from Toronto.

Tourism grows as Canadian dollar continues to plummet

Tourism grows as Canadian dollar continues to plummet

Two years ago, the Canadian dollar was trading about even with the U.S. dollar. Now it's worth little more than 80 American cents, representing around a 20 percent drop in value. That spells bargains to outside visitors who are showing up in record numbers. CCTV's Kristiaan Yeo filed this report from Toronto. import and export tariffs stretching across the Pacific Ocean. Some think it's responsible for job losses in the U.S. For more on the Free Trade Agreement, CCTV's Asieh Namdar spoke to Burt Flickinger from Strategic Resource Group.