Category: Public Policy

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 mak...

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...

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...

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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Keep Government Support Programs

Fitness Industry Council of Canada disappointed with gove...

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 Leader...

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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