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NGCOA Canada is the leading voice for the business of golf in Canada.

With numerous successes in the past and advocacy issues continually surfacing, the NGCOA Canada continues to ensure its members are represented with all levels of government, media and any other organization(s) that may unfairly interfere with the operations of a golf facility.

National Golf Day 2024 | National Allied Golf Associations (NAGA)
After a four-year pause due to COVID-19, NAGA will again be conducting the annual National Golf Day initiative on May 22-23, 2024, with a press conference on Parliament Hill, followed by targeted advocacy meetings with MPs and Senators in Ottawa. Click here for more details.
Additional Advocacy Topics
Successfully challenged unfair Ontario property tax assessment saving Ontario golf courses 20 to 40% yearly

Successfully repealed legislation requiring British Columbia cart and equipment licensing saving individual courses between $10,000 to $20,000 yearly

Series of Golf Awareness Days at government houses across the country heightening the importance and economic impact of golf

Revised weather network reporting

Licensed beverage carts

Pesticide ban opposition

Food and beverage allowable expense

Cancellation of trash golf beer ads

Opposition to RCGA course ownership
Other Issues Currently on the Table

For a complete list of issues currently facing the Canadian golf industry, please click here. Contact us at any time for more information at (866) 626-4262 or email us at NGCOA Canada.

Members should visit the members' only section for additional information on specific advocacy issues.