Industry Updates

Prime Minister Trudeau announces extended rent relief program

Extended Rent-Relief Program

Posted on June 29, 2020

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

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Government Announces Expansion of the Canada Emergency Busines...

Posted on May 19, 2020

Today, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that the federal government will expand the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) to i...

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Considerations for Reopening the Fitness Industry

Posted on May 11, 2020

FIC has been in touch with many global fitness associations about strategies for reopening. We need to keep in mind that a big concern for the global industry ...

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Statement from Fitness Industry Council of Canada re: CECRA Pr...

Posted on April 27, 2020

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) appreciates the Prime Minister’s announcement on April 24, 2020, regarding the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assist...

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Advocate for Rent Relief to Your MLA/MPP

Posted on April 22, 2020

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) has been striving to keep our industry well informed and provide solutions when dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. ...

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Trainer Plus can help in a number of ways

Posted on April 18, 2020

Trainer Plus is helping Canadian gyms transition into new ways of doing business to deal with the challenges faced from COVID-19, closures, and quarantines. No...

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Parliament Meets to Pass Emergency Wage Subsidy Bill

Posted on April 11, 2020

Today, April 11, 2020, the House of Commons and Senate met for only the second Easter weekend sitting in Canadian history to pass Bill C-14, legislation to imp...

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The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Posted on April 05, 2020

FIC's lobbyist's presented the following webinar: click here to view.Finance Minister Bill Morneau presented the following information last week on the Canadia...

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Help FIC Lobby the Government for Rent Relief

Posted on April 01, 2020

The global pandemic has hit the fitness industry hard. With fitness facilities closing across Canada, the potential for massive closures and bankruptcies has b...

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Potential for Massive Closures & Bankruptcies to Fitness Indus...

Posted on March 30, 2020

+ Dealing with Government-Sanctioned Closures and no Cash Flow, FIC Members Seek Temporary Rent Relief Edmonton – (March 30, 2020) Fitness Industry Council o...

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Posted on March 26, 2020

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) has created a coalition of over 30 fitness industry leaders from across Canada to assist in answering your questions. ...

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Protecting Yourself From The Coronavirus

Posted on March 13, 2020

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) continues to monitor updates from the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...

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