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fitness club staff members, owners and managers to attend. Once again this year, FBC will be sponsoring the Canadian


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canfitpro world fitness expo

Industry Forum, facilitated by Nathalie Lacombe and featuring Emma Barry, Randy Hetrick, David Patchell-Evans, Perry Tucciarone, and Scott Wildeman. The Forum will be held on Friday, August 18 at 4:00 pm. Don’t miss it!

FBC staff will be at

our booth during trade show hours, so please drop by for a visit. As always, we welcome your comments, sug- gestions and story ideas! Also, be sure to visit the booths of many of our advertis- ers who will be show- casing an extensive range of products and services (see “Sponsor & Exhibitor Listing” on page 30).


n August 18 and 19, FBC staff will be onsite at the annual canfitpro world fitness expo being held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building. The full conference runs from August 16-20. We encourage all

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Chief Executive Officer, International Council on Active Aging, Vancouver, B.C.

David Hardy

President, Fitness Industry Council of Canada, Edmonton, Alta.

David Patchell-Evans CEO & Founder, GoodLife Fitness Clubs, President, canfitpro, London, Ont.

Dr. Greg Anderson

Kinesiology & Physical Educ., University College of the Fraser Valley, Mission, B.C.

Hans Muench International Networking

John Frittenburg President, The JF Group, Ont.

Karin Lofstrom Executive Director, Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity

CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS Fiona Brown, Paula Comfort, Nick Corneil, Barb Gormley, Pavle Levkovic, Adam Lloyd


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