Join the Coalition

We have a letter to various levels of government outlining our demands and the needs of our industry in this crisis. You can see our full letter here.

If you are a business or independent contractor in our industry and would like to join our coalition by adding your name to our letter fill in this form.  

We are uniting to demand relief for our industry, which we built to be the social, emotional, and physical backbone for so many Canadians. A united voice will be instrumental in weathering this crisis together.

It's our responsibility now to do whatever we can to make sure we are still here when this crisis passes. Join today, and leave a comment to tell us how your practice has been affected.

Comments are included below.


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    endorsed 2020-04-16 12:14:44 -0400
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    Need rent relief in order to survive!
    endorsed via 2020-04-16 09:43:03 -0400
    The closure of our business, for the good of the public, has forced many out if work and denied the support we offer to our community. Being sole proprietorship and IC’s we are not eligible for CEBA support and carrying more debt will be a further punishment when we reopen when we support so many and need to be there to assist in the recovery. Commercial rent relief is critical.
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    A Food Above Fitness endorsed via 2020-04-16 08:17:00 -0400
    I have been fully shut down. I personal train clients as well as 9 other trainers in the space. We are all out of work and money.
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    Worldgym Dartmouth endorsed 2020-04-16 05:46:44 -0400
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    Anytime Fitness endorsed 2020-04-15 23:11:02 -0400
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    Pilates North endorsed 2020-04-15 14:49:03 -0400
    Rent abatement and no evictions is the most important and is needed asap
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    Although deemed essential as a sole proprietor without staff I have ceased all non essential care and am only treating emergencies. I have overhead to pay and a family to support yet the government has not qualified me for any support. My business income is less than 10%, without any forgiveness from my landlord for rent and TMI. How do I pay overhead and support a family?
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    I’ve owned my tanning studio for over 10 years and our 11,000+ clients depend on us for their dose of vitamin D to feel and look their best. We closed our doors because of COVID-19 just before being mandated to do so, and as a service based storefront, this means no traffic to our studio and no revenue coming in. The landlord is still demanding rent and our usual bills for hydro, etc are piling up. Unfortunately, we are unable to meet these demands and are there is no option to virtually run the studio in our case. It’s a pretty devastating reality to face.
    endorsed 2020-04-15 12:07:52 -0400
    I support our local health and wellness businesses.
    9Round Barrhaven endorsed 2020-04-15 11:18:28 -0400
    endorsed via 2020-04-15 11:09:26 -0400
    I do a mixture of online training/personal development coaching, as well as training out of Milton Muay Thai.

    Since this whole thing started, the doors closed, and my work has been drastically reduced.