HAC Testifies Before The Senate Committee On National Finance

Today, the Hotel Association of Canada was invited to testify before the Senate Committee on National Finance.  Susie Grynol, HAC President & CEO, asked the Government to devote priority and attention to the recovery of hard hit sectors, like hotels.   The broad-based sector agnostic approach has worked...

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Budget 2021: HAC’s Analysis

On April 19, 2021, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland tabled the Federal Budget, entitled A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience.   #Budget2021 outlined commitments to address the inequities in Canada’s digital tax system and delivers marketing support for our...

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A 5-Point Plan to Bridge the Hotel Industry Through COVID-19

Canada’s hotel industry was vibrant and thriving before COVID-19, and it will come back strong when normal travel patterns resume. Throughout the pandemic, the hotel industry supported Governments and communities serving as a safe place for:   front line workers to self-isolate; repatriated Canadians to self-quarantine; ...

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Cabinet Announcement

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has unveiled the roster of ministers he’s selected to comprise cabinet in his minority government. On HAC’s key issues - fair rules for the short-term rental industry and support for labour shortages - we will be working with the Minister of Finance;...

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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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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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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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