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Travel agencies need the full 90% rent subsidy, says ACTA 

ACTA is advocating for agents during the COVID-19 crisis not just at the federal level, but at the provincial level too, lobbying for the retail travel industry in the regulated provinces of Ontario, Quebec and B.C.
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Govt. aid programs helpful but more assistance needed, says ACTA

ACTA is speaking out in favour of recent changes to the federal government’s financial aid programs, however it says more help is needed.
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ACTA’s open letter calls on suppliers to address commission protection

Many travel agencies and travel agents have been without any revenue for over six months. It’s not sustainable, says ACTA.
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ACTA, CHHB, airlines react to Throne Speech and CEWS extension

Industry groups including ACTA and the Coalition of Hardest Hit Businesses are applauding the federal government’s announcement that the wage subsidy (CEWS) will be extended until summer 2021.
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ACTA launches online course geared to newer agents

A new online course from ACTA is aimed at boosting the skills and knowledge of newer entrants to the retail travel industry.
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ACTA launches latest campaign, asks for continued support until March 2021

As ongoing travel advisories and restrictions continue to hinder the travel industry, ACTA has announced the launch of its 3rd Advocacy Campaign in support of travel agencies and travel agents.
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ACTA “very pleased” with CERB extension, seeks more aid for agents

After months of lobbying, ACTA’s efforts have finally paid off with the recent news that the Canada Emergency Relief Benefit (CERB) has been extended by another four weeks.
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Latest ACTA webinar takes close look at IC status

With the pandemic and its fallout, some agents are taking a close look at the retail travel industry and assessing the business model that best fits their needs.
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CATO says tour operators need CEWS extension

CATO is calling on the federal government to extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program until at least March 31, 2021, saying that without an extension, many thousands of jobs will be lost.
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ACTA’s Aug. 19 webinar tackles home-based agent/ IC overview

ACTA is once again joining forces with HR à La Carte for an informational webinar for the trade, this time focused on the Independent Travel Agent model.
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Travel agencies need the full 90% rent subsidy, says ACTA 
Travel agencies need the full 90% rent subsidy, says ACTA 
ACTA is advocating for agents during the COVID-19 crisis not just at the federal level, but at the provincial level...
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