Toronto’s Short-Term Rental Rules Upheld by Ontario Tribunal

Joint Statement from the Hotel Association of Canada, the Ontario Restaurant,  Hotel & Motel Association and the Greater Toronto Hotel Association:   Following a lengthy legal process, the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) has ruled in favour of the City of Toronto’s Short-Term Rental Regulations. This is a significant...

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Top 5: October 2019 

Election 2019: How it Impacts the Issues Facing Hoteliers   On Taxing Short-Term Rentals:  HAC was able to secure a campaign commitment from the Liberals to collect corporate income tax from digital giants, like Airbnb, and require them to charge the HST at the point of purchase. The corporate...

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HAC’S Federal Election Platform Analysis

  In order to help you make an informed decision, HAC has analyzed each platform from a hotel perspective. Included in HAC's Federal Election Platform Analysis are the highlights from each major party on the issues that matter the most to hotels.       [no_button size="" style="" text="HAC's Federal...

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Top 5: August 2019  | Top 5 : août 2019

HAC Published in the Hill Times: Why do digital businesses get a free ride? Federal parties and candidates should commit to bringing Canada's tax laws into the 21st century to benefit the Canadian economy, writes Alana Baker, Director of Government Relations at the Hotel Association of...

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HAC 2020 Pre-Budget Submission

In early August, HAC submitted its written brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance for the pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2020 Federal Budget.   On behalf of Canada’s hotel industry, HAC’s pre-budget submission focused on recommendations including tax fairness for digital offshore...

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Canadian Experiences Fund

Budget 2019 proposes to provide $58.5 million over two years, starting in 2019–20, to the six Regional Development Agencies (RDA) for the creation of a Canadian Experiences Fund (CEF). The Fund would support Canadian businesses and organizations seeking to create, improve or expand tourism-related infrastructure—such...

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Top 5: July 2019  | Top 5: juillet 2019

HAC Launches #VoteFairRules as part of its Election Campaign Association (OGHA) and the Association Hôtellerie Québec (AHQ), held a press conference to launch its election platform and call on all federal parties and candidates to modernize Canada’s outdated tax laws and regulations for digital platforms like...

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HAC Launches #VoteFairRules Campaign

On July 17, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), joined by the Ottawa Gatineau Hotel Association (OGHA) and the Association Hôtellerie Québec (AHQ), held a press conference to launch its election platform and call on all federal parties and candidates to modernize Canada’s outdated tax...

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