Travel sector uneasy about new screening requirements

Canada's electronic travel authorization system would be better than visas, say industry reps, but the devil will be in the details.

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An SAS plane at an airport in Copenhagen, Denmark in June 2012. Travellers from visa-exempt countries, except the United States, who arrive in Canada by air are set to be required next year to fill out an online form and pay a fee before boarding.
Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Published: Wednesday, 07/30/2014 1:34 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 08/13/2014 10:57 am EDT

Members of Canada's travel and tourism industry are worried a new federal traveller-screening program could be an added and unnecessary burden on visitors.

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