Tag Archives: Canada

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.

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Sturgeon fishing rules need updating

Outfitters in eastern Manitoba have been working with the province to seek clarity on angling for sturgeon on the Winnipeg River.

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MLOA showcasing Manitoba at SCI show

From Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, the MLOA will be showcasing Manitoba to the world’s hunting community at the Safari Club International convention in Nevada.

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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 […]

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BC grizzly policy ill-conceived

The recent announcement by the British Columbia government to “end trophy hunting” of grizzly bears in the province wasn’t unexpected, but it was remarkably lacking in both detail and pragmatism.

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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.

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Manitoba updates AIS law

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

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MLOA supports Conservation Officer Day bill

Protecting Manitoba’s fish and wildlife resources from poachers and black-market sellers is a tough gig.

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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 […]

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