The Canadian Press

2009-07-14 | Canada Visas Mexico Czech

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Canada slapped visa requirements on citizens of Mexico and the Czech Republic July 14th, citing a huge surge in refugee claims by visitors from those countries. Hume Rogers, the manager of Ottawa's Capital Hotel and Suites, said the move came just as the peak season was about to begin for tour groups from Mexico. (Tourism company operators warned they stood to lose millions of dollars.)

Date: 2009-07-14
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << what really hurts about this is it there was no warning at all many of us have been very active in the Mexican market for many many years and all of a sudden basically the day the doors are about to open on the entry of the beginning of the peak season there's a big slap shot in their face a little bit >>