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Canadian Ski and Snowboard Industry Revenues Estimated at Nearly $1.4 Billion

First ever National Economic data recently released

The CSC estimates that the total ski area revenues for Canada for 2016/17 are $1.376 billion.  When broken down by region, the total revenues of Western Canadian ski areas lead the way at an estimated $890 million, of which, $794 million come from winter operations.  Total ski area revenues for the province of Ontario are estimated at $178 million. In the province of Quebec, total ski area revenues are $295 million, or $41.52 per skier visit. Total ski area revenues for Atlantic Canada were $13.9 million in 2016/17. More details about the Canadian ski and snowboard industry’s first ever National Economic Report will be available in the coming months.

Province/Region Total Revenues (including concessions)
Canada West $890,000,000
Ontario $178,000,000
Quebec $295,000,000
Atlantic Canada $13,900,000
Total Estimated Revenues of Canadian Ski Areas $1,376,900,000*

*Data collected by the Canadian regional ski area operator associations including: Canada West Ski Areas Association, Ontario Snow Resorts Association, Quebec Ski Areas Association and Atlantic Snow Resorts Association and has been compiled by the Canadian Ski Council.