It is true that there is no interview for tourist visa? And i heard your more chances to approved your tourist visa if the consul is a canadian consul and not a filipina or filipino consul? Because most of foreigner (canadian consul) understand our feeling if we got denied?.and they want to experienced us how beautiful canada is? Filipina/Filipino consul more/most of them they denied they're co-country..even they have supporting doc. and strong ties. (sorry but that's my friends(most) opinion's and based of their exp.