Industry Updates

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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Lobbying from B.C. FIC Trade Association Continues to Pay Off

Lobbying from BC FIC Trade Association Continues to Pay Off

Posted on October 24, 2021

Fitness Industry Council of Canada’s (FIC) British Columbia Provincial Coalition continues to see success as it further builds its relationship with its provin...

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Vaccine Passport Implementation: Canada Snapshot

Vaccine Passport Implementation: Canada Snapshot

Posted on October 24, 2021

Over the last several weeks, provincial governments have been implementing their vaccine passport policies impacting the fitness industry and other businesses ...

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 FIC Vaccine Passport Key Messages

FIC Vaccine Passport Key Messages

Posted on September 28, 2021

As FIC members, you may be requested for a statement through the media regarding FIC’s stance on Vaccine Passports.To assist, here are some key messages:   We...

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David Hardy Awarded 2020 Canadian Fitness Industry Leadership Award

David Hardy Awarded 2020 Canadian Fitness Industry Leadership ...

Posted on September 09, 2021

Fitness Industry Council of Canada has awarded David Hardy with the 2020 Canadian Fitness Industry Leadership Award, presented in a virtual awards ceremony du...

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FIC Welcomes New President, Treasurer, and Board of Directors

FIC Welcomes New President, Treasurer, and Board of Directors

Posted on September 09, 2021

Following our AGM, FIC welcomes a new president and new board members to our national leadership team. SARA HODSONFIC is proud to announce Sara Hodson as presi...

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Fitness Industry Council of Canada names medical exercise expert as incoming president

Fitness Industry Council of Canada names medical exercise expe...

Posted on August 18, 2021

In a bold statement on the importance of exercise for physical and mental health, Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) voted medical exercise expert Sara H...

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Canadian Federation of Independent Business

FIC teams up with the Canadian Federation of Independent Busin...

Posted on July 12, 2021

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) is proud to announce a new partnership with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Many FIC members a...

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FIC Timeline

FIC Fighting for the Re-Opening of Gyms

Posted on April 20, 2021

For over a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has been threatening the livelihoods of thousands of fitness business owners and fitness professionals as well as the he...

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