Category: Public Policy

mental health

Canadians mental health needs physical activity

Posted on April 30, 2023

Exercise is the most important action a Canadian can take to change their mental health, but many people do not know where to begin, or how to start again. “In...

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Fitness Industry Disappointed With Budget Decision On Line 33099

Fitness Industry Disappointed With Budget Decision On Lin...

Posted on March 28, 2023

The Fitness Industry Council of Canada is disappointed by the federal government’s 2023 budget omission to revise Line 33099 to make gym memberships tax deduct...

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FIC Welcomes Gabriel Hardy as Executive Director

FIC Welcomes Gabriel Hardy as Executive Director

Posted on March 08, 2023

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) is thrilled to announce the appointment of the new Executive Director, Gabriel Hardy, who will boldly lead the FIC in ...

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 $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 ...

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 ...

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

The Results Are In: Inactivity is Costly and Exercise Mea...

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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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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