About us

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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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...

A positive social campaign for the fitness industry
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...

Prime Minister Trudeau announces extended rent relief program
June 29, 2020

Extended Rent-Relief Program

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday, June 29, 2020, that the federal government will extend its flagship rent-relief program for entrepren...

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May 19, 2020

Government Announces Expansion of the Canada Emergency Bu...

Today, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that the federal government will expand the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Acco...

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