Industry Updates

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Le Conseil canadien de l’industrie du conditionnement physique...

Posted on October 26, 2020

Suite à l’annonce publique d’une coalition formée de 200 gyms et centres sportifs au Québec, le Conseil canadien de l’industrie du conditionnement physique (se...

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National Coalition of Fitness Clubs Taking Extra Ordinary Meas...

Posted on October 20, 2020

Safety, and mental and physical health are top priorities; $4-billion industry under intense economic pressure, at risk without adequate government support;“Ca...

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Rapid Response Plan

Posted on September 11, 2020

In Canada, it is required that any place of business that is allowed to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic must prevent the risk of transmission and infectio...

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#PracticeSafeFitness – A Positive Social Campaign for the Fitn...

Posted on August 13, 2020

FIC member facilities are dedicated to the health and wellness of their staff and clients. As a FIC member, you represent that sanitization and safety are of t...

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Advocacy Survey

Posted on August 12, 2020

Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) is dedicated to pursuing a legislative agenda in the hope of bettering the fitness industry for both consumers and ope...

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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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