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Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) is the not-for-profit trade association that represents the voice of fitness facility operators across Canada

Representing over 6,000 facilities with over 6 million members nationwide, FIC pursues a legislative agenda in the hope of bettering the fitness industry for both consumers and operators. FIC aims to work with both industry and government to improve the health and physical activity levels of Canadians.

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December 11, 2020

Declaration to the Media

Fitness Industry Council (FIC) wishes to make it clear that the Canadian fitness industry trade association does not condone civil disobedience ...

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October 26, 2020

Le Conseil canadien de l’industrie du conditionnement phy...

Suite à l’annonce publique d’une coalition formée de 200 gyms et centres sportifs au Québec, le Conseil canadien de l’industrie du conditionneme...

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October 20, 2020

National Coalition of Fitness Clubs Taking Extra Ordinary...

Safety, and mental and physical health are top priorities; $4-billion industry under intense economic pressure, at risk without adequate governm...

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September 11, 2020

Rapid Response Plan

In Canada, it is required that any place of business that is allowed to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic must prevent the risk of transmissi...

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August 13, 2020

#PracticeSafeFitness – A Positive Social Campaign for the...

FIC member facilities are dedicated to the health and wellness of their staff and clients. As a FIC member, you represent that sanitization and ...

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August 12, 2020

Advocacy Survey

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) is dedicated to pursuing a legislative agenda in the hope of bettering the fitness industry for both co...

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December 10, 2020

How I spent $0 on tech to teach virtual fitness

I’ve been asked the same question by club and studios owners, fitness professionals, and education providers: how I managed to offer all of my f...

Safely Re-Open Your Health Club
December 07, 2020

Connection Without Contact: Safely Re-Open Your Health Club

The health club industry is built by close communities. As clubs begin their re-opening efforts, the connected nature of these communities will ...

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December 06, 2020

Bodies by Science

How many times have you stepped into a supplement store and been overwhelmed by the number of products available? How many times have you been t...

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