HAC Advocacy

The voice of the Canadian Hotel & Lodging Industry

For over 100 years, the Hotel Association of Canada has worked to enhance the prosperity of the Industry through strong member engagement, effective advocacy, and the provision of value added programs and services. The Hotel Association represents more than 8,226 hotels, motels, and resorts which encompass the $19.2 billion Canadian lodging industry which employs 304,000 people across Canada.

The HAC ensures the industry is represented on important legislative, policy and regulatory decisions being made by the federal government. Through the HAC, we speak as one voice, working as a cohesive group with elected officials to ensure our issues are heard and responded to.

The HAC advocacy files include:

HAC 2017 Federal Budget Analysis: How it Impacts You

March 22, 2017 – Ottawa – Today at 4pm, the Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Federal Budget. HAC President, Susie Grynol, was among a select group of stakeholders invited to the Finance Minister's Lock Up where attendees were given an advance copy of the Budget Document. This 2.5 hour closed-door meeting allowed HAC to review the Budget before it was released publicly and provided an opportunity to meet with senior officials from Finance concerning its contents. more