Industry Updates

 $6.19 BILLION of total social value of Canadians can be attributed to activity in fitness facilities

$6.19 BILLION of total social value of Canadians can be attri...

Posted on September 14, 2022

Following the great success of canfitpro, we would like to follow up with those members that attended and were unable to attend the launch, in partnership wit...

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The Fitness Industry Stops the Saskatchewan Government's Fitness Tax

The Fitness Industry Stops the Saskatchewan Government's Fitne...

Posted on August 29, 2022

When you support your industry trade association, we are able to work on initiatives that benefit your business. Being a MEMBER gives us the strength to promo...

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2022 Canadian Fitness Industry Leadership Award: Scott Wildeman

2022 Canadian Fitness Industry Leadership Award: Scott Wildeman

Posted on August 26, 2022

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) is pleased to announce Scott Wildeman as the 2022 recipient of the Canadian Fitness Industry Leadership Award. Scott ...

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The Results Are In: Inactivity is Costly and Exercise Means Big Savings

The Results Are In: Inactivity is Costly and Exercise Means Bi...

Posted on July 11, 2022

Edmonton, Alberta, July 6, 2022 –  In a landmark global report on the impact of the health and fitness sector, the Health and Fitness Industry was proven to ha...

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National Health and Fitness Day June 4th

National Health and Fitness Day June 4th: Let’s MOVE CANADA

Posted on May 29, 2022

From coast to coast, the fitness industry is celebrating the power of exercise to change our lives! Saturday, June 4th, 2022, is National Health and Fitness Da...

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STOP the Saskatchewan Government’s Tax on Fitness

STOP the Saskatchewan Government’s Tax on Fitness

Posted on March 31, 2022

Dear Saskatchewan Fitness Facilities, On March 24, 2022, the Saskatchewan government announced that they will be implementing a 6% tax on gym goers starting in...

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FIC Outraged over Saskatchewan Government’s Fitness Tax

FIC Outraged over Saskatchewan Government’s Fitness Tax

Posted on March 28, 2022

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) is outraged over the Saskatchewan’s government’s announcement to implement a 6% tax on gym goers starting in October....

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Equipment Photo with FIC CCICP log

FIC aims to empower fitness businesses to recover and make an ...

Posted on January 20, 2022

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) is working hard on a number of initiatives to make our industry stronger in 2022. We will continue to advocate and sup...

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Government provides support for fitness facilities

Fitness Industry Council Of Canada Thrilled As Government Prov...

Posted on November 26, 2021

With the federal government’s announcement of Bill C-2, an Act to provide further support in response to COVID-19, the fitness industry can breathe a sigh of r...

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Sign the campaign urging the Government of Canada to make physical activity essential and accessible for all Canadians

Sign the campaign urging the Government of Canada to make phys...

Posted on November 16, 2021

Fitness Industry Council of Canada has signed the ParticipACTION campaign and we’re asking the Government of Canada to tackle our national physical inactivity ...

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Schwartz/Reisman Centre – JCC

Ontario Gyms Return to Full Capacity

Posted on November 15, 2021

It has been a hectic day for Andrew Hvizd, director of Fitness & Aquatics at the Schwartz/Reisman Centre–JCC in Vaughan, Ontario. This past Friday, the Ont...

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Keep Government Support Programs

Fitness Industry Council of Canada disappointed with governmen...

Posted on October 29, 2021

October 25th, 2021 – With the government’s dissolution of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy and Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy programs, fitness facilities acro...

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