News & Events

  • Province turning a blind eye to private accommodation rentals

    07/26/17

    Members of the Manitoba Lodges and Outfitters Association (MLOA) will be participating in a one-day strike on Saturday, July 29, 2017, by refusing to sell items such as angling licenses and park passes on behalf of the province, to protest the growing regulatory disparities between licensed and unlicensed accommodation providers. Read More…

  • Manitoba updates AIS law

    07/04/17

    A few recent changes have been made to Manitoba’s Aquatic Invasive Species regulations. Read More…

  • Anglers, hunters give $30K to MB projects

    05/04/17

    Anglers and hunters give back in a big way

    For immediate release – May 4, 2017
    Winnipeg – A $30,000 donation from hunters, anglers and outfitters will help support the enforcement of sustainable hunting and fishing practices in Manitoba, as well as investing in youth and community-based programming.

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  • GST rebate loss hits outfitters’ clients

    03/30/17

    The loss of the GST rebate on tour packages sold to non-residents of Canada will affect the clients of many Manitoba lodges and hunting outfitters.

    When Canada’s federal government announced its latest budget March 22, it was revealed they would repeal an existing GST rebate that applied to accommodations sold to foreign residents as part of a tour package. Read More…

  • MLOA AGM 2016 in the books

    12/21/16

    MLOA members passed nine resolutions at our annual general meeting on Dec. 13, 2016. Most of this year’s resolutions relate to unlicensed outfitting, which is something that was front and centre at our convention this year. Other resolutions relate to bear hunting, the caribou season, and youth whitetail deer hunting.  Read More…

  • MLOA convention: you should go

    11/06/16

    The MLOA hosts a convention every year, but why should anyone go?

     

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  • Fall hunting seasons arrive

    08/29/16

    For immediate release – Aug. 29, 2016

     

    WINNIPEG – It’s opening day for many of Manitoba’s traditional fall hunting seasons, which signals the arrival of autumn in our province. While that may be a bummer to some, it’s welcome news for the thousands of people who will begin taking to Manitoba’s forests and fields today.

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  • CFOA opposes CITES proposal

    06/16/16

    There will be a vote this fall at the international CITES Conference of the Parties, that may or may not spell the end of CITES exemptions for exporting hunted black bear specimens from Manitoba, and indeed all of Canada. Read More…

  • New ministers come to power

    05/06/16

    Manitobans voted a few weeks ago for a sweeping change in government, and for a lobby organization like the MLOA, that means a whole new crew of people to work with on our issues. Read More…

  • Five sentences we’d love to hear

    04/08/16

    Five sentences we’d love to hear from election candidates

    April 8, 2016 – For immediate release

    Manitoba’s lodge operators and outfitters bring thousands of tax-paying visitors into our province every year, contributing tens of millions of dollars into our provincial economy annually. Read More…