Tax Deadline Day: Hold Digital Platforms Accountable

(April 24th, 2019) Ottawa – As tax deadline day approaches, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is renewing its call to the Federal Government to modernize Canada’s tax laws. While foreign-owned digital platforms like Airbnb continue to grow their presence in Canada and earn millions...

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Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Awards of Excellence

The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) is pleased to honour six recipients with an Award of Excellence. Each year, HAC recognizes members who demonstrate significant accomplishments and represent some of the finest examples of professionalism, quality, and excellence in the industry. “The HAC Awards of Excellence...

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The Hotel Association of Canada announces the 2019 Board of Directors

Effective February 27, 2019, the Hotel Association of Canada’s (HAC) Board of Directors appointed Jonathan Lund, Regional Vice-President, Hotel Operations, at the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), Canada as Chair for a three-year term.   “Jonathan has been a valued member of our Board since 2016, and during...

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Fostering Fair Competition in Canada with Budget 2019

Canada’s Hotel Industry Applauds the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance’s Pre-Budget Consultations Report     (December 20th, 2018) Ottawa – Today, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) called on the federal government to follow through on the Standing Committee on Finance’s Pre-Budget Consultations Report. The Committee...

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Canadians Concerned about Airbnb’s Impact on Their Communities

Today, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) released new research highlighting that Canadians from coast to coast have serious reservations about the impact of short-term rentals, like Airbnb, on their communities.   “Canadians clearly disagree with the notion that Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms help create...

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