If you would like to explore Canada for a day, month or longer and you do not intend on working in Canada, then you would be classified as a tourist.
Upon entry at a port of entry or an airport. A CBSA officer will determine how long you can stay, typically up to six months.
Depending on your country of citizenship, you may need a Visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to, or transit through, a Canadian airport. You can apply online or on paper. If you do not have the proper documents, you may be delayed and/or denied from boarding your flight to Canada.