Business Associations

Arts Organizations
Chambers of Commerce
Foodservices
Hospitality
Municipalities
Recreational Facilities
Tourism
Other


Arts Organizations

Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta (ATAA)
The ATAA is dedicated to the maintenance, development and growth of the arts touring industry in Alberta.
Box 1652
Edmonton, Alberta
T5J 2N9
Tel: (780) 420-0604
Fax: (780) 426-1049
E-mail: ataa@cadvision.com
Site: www.artstouring.com

Canadian Arts Presenting Association/L'Association canadienne des organismes artistiques (CAPACOA)
A federally incorporated, non-profit organization that serves performing arts presenters and the live touring industry in Canada.
17 York Street, Suite 200
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9J6
Tel: (613) 562-3515
Fax: (613) 562-4005
E-mail: mail@capacoa.ca
Site: www.capacoa.ca/site/index.php?lang=en

British Columbia Touring Council (BCTC)
A non-profit organization that serves to expand touring opportunities, promote audience development and advocate for artists and presenters in British Columbia.
P.O. Box 547
Nelson, British Columbia
V1L 5R3
Tel: (250) 352-0021
Fax: (250) 352-0027
E-mail: fyi@bctouring.org
Site: www.bctouring.org

Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO)
The FEO provides festival and event organizers across the province with an information and networking forum to support growth and stability in the festival and special events industry.
180 Greenwich Street
Brantford, Ontario
N3S 2X6
Tel: (519) 756-3359
Fax: (519) 756-3231
Email: pmcfadden@soto.on.ca
Site: www.festivalsandeventsontario.ca

Festivals & événements Québec (FEQ)
The mission: To bring together Québec tourist attractions and tourism corporations, promote them and provide services to further their development.
4545, av. Pierre-de-Coubertin
C.P. 1000, succursale M
Montréal, Québec
H1V 3R2
Tel: (514) 252-3037
Fax: (514) 254-1617
E-mail: info@attractionsevenements.qc.ca
Site: www.festivals.qc.ca/accueil.aspx


Folk Music Ontario (FMO)
Folk Music Ontario fosters and promotes folk music and related arts by strengthening and advancing festivals, organizations and individual initiatives through education, networking and advocacy.
508-B Gladstone Avenue
Ottawa, ON
K1R 5P1
Toll Free: 1-866-292-6233
Fax: (613) 560-2001
E-mail: ocff@icomm.ca
Site: http://www.ocff.ca

Orchestras Canada
Orchestras Canada is the united national voice of the Canadian orchestral community: furthering, enriching and celebrating the work of Canadian orchestras through programs and services in both official languages.
203 - 460 College Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6G 1A1
Tel: (416) 366-8834
E-mail: info@oc.ca
Site: http://orchestrascanada.org/

Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils (OSAC)
A cultural organization that offers programs and services in the visual and performing arts, striving to make them relevant to the personal and community lives of Saskatchewan people.
1102 - 8th Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4R 1C9
Tel: (306) 586-1253
Fax: (306) 586-1550
E-mail: info@osac.sk.ca
Site: www.osac.sk.ca

Réseau indépendant des diffuseurs d'événements artistiques unis (RIDEAU)
An independent arts presenters' network mainly representing Quebec, this Montreal-based organization promotes the francophone arts touring industry throughout Canada and internationally.
1550, boul. Saint-Joseph Est
Montréal, Québec
H2J 1M7
Tel.: (514) 598-8024
Fax.: (514) 598-8353
E-mail: admin@rideau-inc.qc.ca
Site: www.rideau-inc.qc.ca

ROSEQ (Réseau des organisateurs de spectacles de l'est du Québec)
Since 1978, ROSEQ has gathered multidisciplinary arts presenters in Eastern Quebec to counter their isolation and find common cause to work more efficiently. The network offers professional programming, uniting established artists and newcomers.
84, Saint-Germain St. E., Suite 203
Rimouski, Québec
G5L 7E1
Tel : (418) 723-4323
Fax : (418) 722-9310
E-mail: lucie.roseq@globetrotter.net
Site: www.roseq.qc.ca

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Chambers of Commerce

Atlantic Provinces Chambers of Commerce (APCC)
Championing the cause of business in Atlantic Canada for more than a century.

Kentville Office
325 Main Street
P.O. Box 832
Kentville, Nova Scotia
B4N 4H8
Tel: (902) 678-6284
Fax: (902) 678-7420

Halifax Office
15 Chandler Drive
Lower Sackville, HRM, Nova Scotia
B4C 1X5
Tel: (902) 252-7770
Fax: (902) 252-7771

Moncton Office
910 Main Street, Suite 100
Moncton, New Brunswick
E1C 1G6
Phone: (506) 857-3980
Fax: (506) 859-6131

E-mail: contact@apcc.ca
Site: www.apcc.ca

British Columbia Chamber of Commerce
This organization declares itself "the voice of British Columbia business."
Suite 1201
750 West Pender Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 2T8
Tel: (604) 683 0700
Fax: (604) 683-0416
E-mail: bccc@bcchamber.org
Site: www.bcchamber.org

Federation of Quebec Chambers of Commerce (FQCC)
The Federation of Quebec Chambers of Commerce (FQCC) acts as a spokesperson for Quebec businesspeople from forums of influence ranging from the media to economic and political organizations.
555 René-Lévesque Boulevard W., 19th Floor
Montreal, Quebec
H2Z 1B1
Tel: (514) 844-9571
Fax: (514) 844-0226
E-mail: info@fccq.ca
Site: www.fccq.ca

The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber is a valuable community stakeholder that works with economic development organizations and government to offer the perspective of Chamber members. The Chamber is a vehicle enabling business people from large or small businesses to prosper together.
P.O. Box 275, 270 Rookwood Avenue
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 4Y9
Tel: (506) 458-8006
Fax: (506) 451-1119
E-mail: fchamber@frederictonchamber
Site: www.frederictonchamber.ca

Gander & Area Chamber of Commerce
Its mission is to promote and improve the economic climate of the area, to support the needs and concerns of the business community, and to enhance the civic and social well-being of the community.
109 Trans Canada Highway
Gander, Newfoundland
A1V 1P6
Tel: (709) 256-7110
Fax: (709) 256-4080
E-mail: ganderchamber@ganderchamber.nf.ca
Site: www.ganderchamber.nf.ca

Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce
Its mission is to be the major voice of business in the greater Charlottetown area on economic issues and to provide services and opportunities for members to enhance their ability to do business.
P.O. Box 67, 127 Kent Street
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 7K2
Tel: (902) 628-2000
Fax: (902) 368-3570
E-mail: chamber@charlottetownchamber.com
Site: www.charlottetownchamber.com

Greater Corner Brook Board of Trade
The organization's mission is to help its business members do better business for the economic and social well-being of the greater Corner Brook area.
P.O. Box 475
Corner Brook, Newfoundland
A2H 6E6
Tel: (709) 634-5831
Fax: (709) 639-9710
E-mail: cbcc@thezone.net

The Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce
The chamber exists to strengthen business and community in Moncton through advocacy, networking, participation, member services, and leadership.
910 Main Street
Suite 100
Moncton, New Brunswick
E1C 1G6
Tel (506) 857-2883
Fax:(506) 857-9209
E-mail: info@gmcc.nb.ca 
Site: www.gmcc.nb.ca

The Halifax Chamber of Commerce
The Halifax Chamber of Commerce is a best-practice, business advocacy organization that continuously strives to make Halifax an even more attractive city in which to live, work and play. Together the almost 2,000 member businesses and their over 93,000 employees, act as a single powerful voice through the Chamber to promote local business interests.
656 Windmill Road
Suite 200
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B3B 1B8
Tel: (902) 468-7111
Fax: (902) 468-7333
E-mail: info@halifaxchamber.com
Site: www.halifaxchamber.com

St. John's Board of Trade
A leading voice for business in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Board of Trade Building
34 Harvey Road, 5th Floor
P.O. Box 5127
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1C 5V5
Tel:: (709) 726-2961
Fax: (709) 726-2003
E-mail: info@bot.nf.ca
Site: www.bot.nf.ca

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Foodservices

Alliance of Beverage Licensees of British Columbia (ABLE BC)
ABLE BC provides a unified voice from all primary liquor licensees to government and strives for fairness and advancement on issues relating to liquor distribution in the province.
948 Howe Street
Suite 200
Vancouver, BC
V6Z 1N9
Tel: (604) 688-5560
Fax: (604) 688-8560
E-mail: info@ablebc.ca 
Site: www.ablebc.ca

British Columbia Restaurant & Foodservices Association (BCRFA)
The BCRFA is the leading voice of the foodservice industry in British Columbia, lobbying government to influence legislation and improve conditions for its members.
439 Helmcken Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 2E6
Tel: (604) 669-2239
Fax: (604) 669-6175
E-mail: info@bcrfa.com
Site: www.bcrfa.com

Canadian Restaurant & Foodservices Association (CRFA)
The largest hospitality association in Canada, the CRFA works to create a favourable business environment and deliver tangible value to its members in all sectors of Canada's foodservice industry.
16 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 1W5
Tel: (416) 923-8416
Fax: (416) 923-1450
E-mail: info@crfa.ca
Site: www.crfa.ca

Corporation des Propriétaires de Bars, Brasseries et Tavernes du Québec (CPBBTQ)
This organization represents the owners of licensed bars, brasseries and taverns in Quebec.
130 Rue Principale
Châteauguay, Québec
J6J 3H1
Tel.: (450) 692-8443
E-mail: info@info-bars.com
Site: www.info-bars.com

Manitoba Restaurant & Foodservices Association
A voluntary, not-for-profit organization that represents local and provincial restaurant owners/operators to benefit the foodservice industry throughout Manitoba.
202-1311 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB
R3G 0V3
Tel: (204) 783-9955
FFax: (204) 783-9909
E-mail page: info@mrfa.mb.ca
Site: www.mrfa.mb.ca

Quebec Restaurateurs Association (A.R.Q.)
This non-profit organization, founded in 1938, now boasts more than 3,200 members. Its mission is to promote the development of the Quebec restaurant industry.
7085, Beaubien St. E.
Montreal, Quebec
H1M 2Y2
Tel : (514) 527-9801 ou 1-800-463-4237
Fax : (514) 527-3066
E-mail: arqc@arqc.qc.ca
Site: www.restaurateurs.ca

Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia (RANS)
RANS addresses the needs of both members and non-members in the Nova Scotia food service sector. Representing the interests of owners, operators and employees, RANS is active in a range of activities that support and benefit its members.
1161 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 2P6
Toll-free:1-800-665-3463
Tel: (902) 429-5343
E-mail: anne@rans.ca
Site: www.rans.ca
Site: www.halifaxchamber.com

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Hospitality

Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)
This non-profit organization works to strengthen the hospitality industry and promote tourism in Alberta.
#401 Centre 104
5241 Calgary Trail
Edmonton, Alberta
T6H 5G8
Tel: (780) 436-6112
Fax: (780) 436-5404
E-mail: kparish@ahla.ca
Site: www.ahla.ca

British Columbia Hotel Association (BCHA)
An advocate for the interests of the hotel industry throughout British Columbia and the Yukon, dedicated to improving and increasing the tourism and hospitality business within these provinces.
2nd Floor, 948 Howe Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 1N9
Tel: (604) 681-7164
Fax: (604) 681-7649
E-mail: hotel@bcyha.com
Site: www.bcyha.com

Hospitality Newfoundland & Labrador (HNL)
The organization is dedicated to the development and promotion of the tourism/hospitality industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.
ICON Building , 2nd Floor
187 Kenmount Road
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1B 3P9
Toll Free: 1-800-563-0700
Tel: (709) 722-2000
Fax: (709) 722-8104
E-mail: hnl@hnl.ca
Site: www.hnl.com 

Hotel Association of Canada (HAC)
A national organization representing the accommodation industry in Canada, the HAC maintains a highly effective government profile; provides networking opportunities; and promotes cost-effective services to encourage and stimulate a free market accommodation. 130 Albert Street, Suite 1206
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5G4
Tel: (613) 237-7149
Fax: (613) 237-8928
E-mail:info@hotelassociation.ca
Site: www.hotelassociation.ca


Hotels Association of Saskatchewan (HAS)
A non-profit organization that works to strengthen the hospitality industry and tourism in Saskatchewan.
1054 Winnipeg Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4R 8P8
Tel: (306) 522-1664
Fax: (306) 525-1944
E-mail:
lorane.hac@sk.sympatico.ca
Site: www.hotelsofsask.com

Ontario Accommodation Association (OAA)
An incorporated, not-for-profit trade association serving Ontario's independent accommodation industry by offering benefits and services to its members.
347 Pido Road, Unit 2, RR# 6
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 6X7
Tel: (705) 745-4982
Fax: (705) 745-4983
E-mail: info@ontarioaccommodation.com
Site: www.ontarioaccommodation.com

Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA)
The largest food service and accommodation association in Ontario, ORHMA represents its members on the issues that most directly impact their business, and enhances the industry through lobbying, cost-saving programs and educational services.
Suite 8-201 - 2600 Skymark Avenue
Mississauga, Ontario
L4W 5B2
Tel: (905) 361-0268
Fax: (905) 361-0288
E-mail: info@orhma.com
Site: www.orhma.com

Quebec Hoteliers Association
The mandate of the Quebec Hoteliers Association is to bring together Quebec hotel establishments to represent and defend their interests and provide them with services while contributing to the quality development of the hotel profession and of the tourism industry in general.
425 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Suite 1004
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 3G5
Tel : (514) 448-6215
Toll Free: 1-877-769-9776
Fax : (514) 849-1157
E-mail: info@hoteliersquebec.org
Site: www.hoteliersquebec.org
 

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Municipalities

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)
The national voice of municipal government, the FCM represents the interests of all municipalities on policy and program matters within federal jurisdiction, and promotes strong, effective and accountable municipal government.
24 Clarence Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 5P3
Tel: (613) 241-5221
Fax: (613) 241-7440
E-mail: federation@fcm.ca
Site: www.fcm.ca/english/view.asp?x=1

Quebec Federation of Municipalities (QFM)
The Quebec Federation of Municipalities (QFM) covers 85% of Quebec's rural and urban communities. With a membership including more than 924 municipalities and virtually every regional county municipality, it represents over three million citizens.
2954 Laurier Boulevard, Suite 560
Sainte-Foy, Quebec
G1V 4T2
Tel: (418) 651-3343
Fax: (418) 651-1127
E-mail: fqm@fqm.ca
Site: www.fqm.ca

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Recreational Facilities

British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA)
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the recreation and parks field by expanding the capabilities of its members and promoting leisure services.
101-4664 Lougheed Hwy
Burnaby, BC
V5C 5T5
Tel: (604)273-8055
Fax: (604) 629-2651
E-mail: bcrpa@bcrpa.bc.ca
Site: www.bcrpa.bc.ca

Ontario Recreation Facilities Association (ORFA)
A provincially recognized, not-for-profit organization that provides professional development activities, networking, regional information workshops, trade shows and exhibits, publications and resource information to its members.
1185 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 402
Toronto, Ontario
M3C 3C6
Tel: (416) 426-7062
Fax: (416) 426-7385
E-mail: info@orfa.com
Site: www.orfa.com

Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia (RFANS)
The mission of the RFANS is to provide leadership in developing, promoting and advocating excellence in recreational facility management, operations and personnel in Nova Scotia.
5516 Spring Garden Road, 4th Floor
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 1G6
Tel: (902) 425-5450 Ext.330
Fax: (902) 425-5606
Courriel: rfans@sportnovascotia.ca
Site: www.rfans.com

Saskatchewan Recreation Facility Association (SRFA)
A non-profit organization that helps facility owners, operators and volunteers to effectively manage and operate sport, culture, recreation, park and heritage facilities. It holds an awards banquet each year, along with the Annual Conference, Trade Show and Annual General Meeting.
#403-2206 Dewdney Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4R 1H3
Tel: (306) 522-4461
Fax: (306) 522-4820
E-mail: srfa@sasktel.net

 

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Tourism

Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick (TIANB)
As a voice for all sectors of tourism and hospitality in New Brunswick, the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick is dedicated to providing leadership and direction, making tourism and hospitality the leading and most viably sustainable industry in New Brunswick.
Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 23001
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 7B3
Toll Free: 1-800-668-5313
Tel: (506) 458-5646
Fax: (506) 459-3634
E-mail: info@tianb.com
Site: www.tianb.com

Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS)
TIANS is committed to representing the best interests of the Nova Scotia tourism industry; enhancing and supporting the development of a competitive business environment; and advocating on issues critical to the industry's success.
1099 Marginal Road
Suite 201
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 4P7
Toll-Free: 1-800-948-4267
Tel: (902) 423-4480
Fax (902) 422-0184
E-mail: information_central@tians.org
Site: www.tians.org

Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island (TIAPEI)
A provincial organization, which represents all geographical regions and sectors of PEI within the tourism industry, providing programs and projects to benefit the industry throughout the province.
25 Queen Street, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 2050
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 7N7
Toll-free: 1-866-566-5008
Tel: (902) 566-5008
Fax (902) 368-3605
Site: www.tiapei.pe.ca/index.cfm

 

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Other

Cosmetology Industry Association of British Columbia
This organization is dedicated to the personal, creative and financial success of BC’s many talented beauty professionals.
899 West 8th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5Z 1E3
Toll-Free (in BC): 1-800-663-9823
Tel:(604) 871-0222
Fax: (614) 871-0299
E-mail: info@ciabc.net
Site: www.ciabc.net

OneStop BC Business Registry
If you're starting, expanding, or moving a business in British Columbia, the OneStop Business Registry is a website where you can do the most commonly required business registrations and transactions.
2nd Floor, 940 Blanshard Street
Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 3E6
Tel: (250) 356-1438
E-mail: Dagmar.Lehmann@gov.bc.ca
Site: www.bcbusinessregistry.ca

Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG)
A Crown Agency that strives to deliver gaming entertainment to maximize economic benefits for the people of Ontario in an efficient and socially responsible manner.
70 Foster Drive, Suite 800
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 6V2
Tel: (705) 946-6464

4120 Yonge Street, Suite 420
Toronto, ON
M2P 2B8
Tel: (416) 224-1772
E-mail: OLGCinfo@OLGC.ca
Site: www.olg.ca

La Régie du cinéma Québec
La Régie du cinéma is a provincial government agency reporting to the Québec Minister of Culture and Communications, whose  mandate consists of monitoring and controlling the exhibition of cinematographic works in Québec.
390, Notre-Dame Street West,
Suite 100
Montreal, Quebec
H2Y 1T9
Tel: (514) 873-2371
Fax: (514) 873-8874
Site: http://www.rcq.gouv.qc.ca/en/

Shelfspace, the Association of Retail Entrepreneurs
A non-profit organization, Shelfspace represents and serves retail businesses in Britich Columbia by providing relevant information to its members and lobbying government on key issues.
208 - 1730 West 2nd Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6J 1H6
Tel: (604) 736-0368
Fax : (604) 736-3154
E-mail: inquiry@shelfspace.ca
Site: www.shelfspace.ca
 

 

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