News & Events

  • Border Crossing with DUI Offence


    The Canadian government has passed legislation that will impact those with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offences from crossing the border into Canada. A single DUI offence will soon result in an individual being inadmissible and turned back at the border unless previous arrangements have been made, like a Temporary Resident Permit or rehabilitation. This legislation will come into effect within 180 days (before the end of 2018). Read More…

  • Outfitters seek carbon tax exemption


    WINNIPEG — The carbon tax announced March 12 in Manitoba’s provincial budget will substantially increase operating costs for our province’s lodges and outfitters, unless the government agrees to exempt the industry like it’s doing for others. Read More…

  • MLOA office on the move


    We would like to advise our members and friends that the MLOA office at 1020 Lorimer Blvd in Winnipeg will be closing on Jan. 31. We will be running a “virtual office” for a while before transitioning to a new office space later this year. Read More…

  • Tourism industry concerned about Airbnb rentals


    Canada’s national hotel industry released a study this fall that found nearly 80% of the revenue generated by Airbnb in Canada comes from properties with no long-term residents. The Hotel Association of Canada said the study demonstrates what has increasingly been suggested anecdotally: that the concept of true “home-sharing” is no longer what Airbnb and similar rental sites are all about. Read More…

  • Province turning a blind eye to private accommodation rentals


    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


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

  • Anglers, hunters give $30K to MB projects


    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


    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


    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


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


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