Tag Archives: Lodge

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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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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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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Show season is here

The road warriors of winter. That’s what many of our outfitters become when our lakes freeze over and the float planes are outfitted with skis for the season.

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MLOA convention: you should go

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

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Photo contest finalists announced

The finalists of our 2016 member photo contest have now been announced.

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Operators question safety of TC proposal

A proposed regulation published by Transport Canada on May 21 would mandate that the pilot and passengers aboard float planes wear uninflated flotation devices either around their shoulders and neck or on their belt, during nearly all aspects of a flight, including boarding, take-off, landing, and all portions of the flight that take place over water.

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