News & Events
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…
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.
In the mean time, we have a new mailing address. Effectively immediately, please direct mail for MLOA to:
PO Box 68117, Osborne Village RPO
Winnipeg, MB, R3L 2V9
For deliveries or in-person business please contact MLOA executive director Paul Turenne at 204-772-1912 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul is also available at those coordinates anytime for member inquiries and regular MLOA business.
We ask that you please delete our Lorimer Blvd. and old Gamble Place addresses from your records. FYI, the Manitoba Hotel Association will continue to be located at the Lorimer Blvd. office. We would like to wish our longtime office companions at MHA the very best and thank them for years of friendship and support in the time since our organizations’ offices first became co-located nearly 10 years ago.
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…
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…
A few recent changes have been made to Manitoba’s Aquatic Invasive Species regulations. Read More…
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.
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 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…
The MLOA hosts a convention every year, but why should anyone go?
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.