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MCC Webinar: Applicability of HST & the Definition of “Continuous Journey”

Motor Coach Canada is hosting a webinar on February 9, 2021, 10 am (Pacific Time), for members who must apply HST and the issue of how the Canada Revenue Agency defines “continuous journey” for sales tax purposes.

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BCBC: With Virtually No International Travellers BC Tourism Industry Faces an Uncertain Future

BC’s tourism sector will gradually recover after taking an extraordinary hit. Rebuilding the industry will require support measures but should also include smart capital investments and forward-looking strategic planning.

It is self-evident that the pandemic is wreaking havoc in BC’s tourism industry. As one of the province’s foundational export industries, tourism is bearing a disproportionate share of the pain from this global calamity.

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BCTA Asks for Reinstatement of Rate Class 919 for Motor Coach Carriers

On December 11, 2020, BCTA wrote to ICBC in support of reinstating rate class 919 for the motor coach industry.

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Feedback Sought on Accessible Transportation Regulations

The Canadian Transportation Agency is preparing to introduce accessible transportation regulations for small and medium-sized businesses in Canada. Motor Coach Canada has previously made submissions to the Canadian Transportation Agency and will continue to do so; however, your feedback is critical to ensuring that the impact on your business is mitigated.

These regulations are currently intended to apply to charter operators that cross provincial and international borders.

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BCTA COVID-19 Survey: Motor Coach Results

BCTA’s motor coach member survey results regarding the impact of COVID-19 show an extremely negative impact on revenue and staff in March, which is expected to continue or worsen for April 2020.

BCTA’s first COVID-19 survey regarding the impact on the road transportation industry was issued to BCTA members in early April. BCTA compiled the results for motor coach members only to determine to impact of COVID-19 on this industry.

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