FIC Survey Reminder: Financial Impact of COVID-19

covid finanical survey

The Fitness Industry Council of Canada is conducting a survey to collect data on the financial impact that COVID-19 has had on the Canadian fitness industry. As FIC has been connecting with the finance committee as well as with the Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister, it has become clear that concrete figures must […]

Fitness Industry Asks Federal Government to Make Physical Activity Tax Deductible

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The Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) has taken its most powerful stance to improve the lives of Canadians, asking the federal government to include fitness memberships and services as a medical cost on our personal taxes. This tax incentive would elevate Canada as a global leader by becoming a nation that supports and promotes […]

Coming Back From COVID: How Are Clubs Faring?

Coming back from COVID: How are clubs faring?

How have clubs globally been impacted by COVID-19? And what steps are they taking to fight back to full fitness? A new 84-page report from ClubIntel has the answers – we’ve drilled into the detail to bring you seven key insights. Only in concert can we all prevail, and only by thinking anew and acting […]

Compiled Data Shows Clubs Are Lower Risk & a Vital Resource

Compiled Data Shows Clubs Are Lower Risk & a Vital Resource

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, epidemiological evidence continues to suggest that physical activity is vital and essential, and that health clubs are not primary drivers of COVID-19 transmission. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, IHRSA has been compiling available evidence on modes of COVID-19 transmission, the relationship between physical activity, health status, and COVID-19 outcomes, and […]

Effective Networking in a Virtual World

Effective Networking in a Virtual World

With the shift to our new virtual world, you have probably found it more difficult to build and sustain professional relationships. Yet, the virtual technologies we are all using have actually expanded our opportunities to network and build connections. We are no longer limited to connecting with those in our local community as we now […]