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Motor Dealers Association of Alberta Announces New President

The Motor Dealers’ Association of Alberta (MDA) is pleased to announce the selection of Gerald Wood as its new president. “Gerald has extensive experience in the auto industry in Alberta and nationally. He fully comprehends a new car dealer’s challenges with respect to operations, market trends, manufacturer relationships and government regulations,” says MDA chair Chad Zender. “(The selection committee) also felt that he understands how to speak with dealers directly and is already known and respected by many dealers in this province.” After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree […]

2020 MDA Dealer of Excellence Awards

Motor Dealers’ Association of Alberta (MDA) Announces the 2020 Alberta Dealer of Excellence Winners:   Garrett Scott & Kelly Temple Named Alberta Dealers of Excellence The MDA extends congratulations from dealers across the province to our 2020 Alberta Dealer of Excellence award winners, Garrett Scott, Scottsville Automotive Group in Red Deer, and Kelly Temple, Eastside Kia in Calgary. While Scott is a third-generation auto dealer and Temple is an employee-turned-partner, both share a passion and appreciation for the industry. “It’s an amazing gift to be able to make a living doing […]

COVID-19 Resources

Dear Dealers: Given the ongoing situation related to the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on businesses and the economy as a whole, CADA is working closely with the Federal Government’s Small Business Directorate and Finance Canada to ensure we are providing up-to-date information to Government officials and have information to share with dealers across Canada. In addition to CADA’s own member COVID-19 resource portal, the following government link provides up-to-date information on what government support is available to businesses and Canadians on an ongoing basis: Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: […]


Jobseekers across Canada are seeing everywhere, and sending in hundreds of applications as a result. We’ve recently launched a new video that shows Canadians across the country all the different roles and opportunities a career in the retail automotive can offer. Feel free to share the video on your social media accounts and across your networks. Whether you’re looking for additions to your sales team, to fill roles in the service area, or for someone to work behind the scenes, has candidates waiting for you. Find your dealership’s […]

DealerPILOT HR Alberta News

As you’ve heard, we are excited to be participating in the CADA 360 HR Automation webinar series which will continue for dealerships across the country in the fall. Be sure to watch your emails for the next Alberta session and remember to register early as there will be limited seating. Over the summer we are keeping an eye on legislative changes and industry news, especially the progression of Bill 2 in Alberta, and the impact that the Act to Make Alberta Open for Business may have on dealerships. Through the […]

Alberta’s New Car & Truck Dealers Put Wheels Under Our Economy

MNP Economic Fiscal Impact Study