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December Issue – See All

Getting Into Ag

Writing my first Editor’s Note for The Communicator is bittersweet. I am excited to personally address CAAR members but, this opportunity came with the news that our Editor-in-Chief, Lynda Nicol, was leaving CAAR after 10 years with the association. It was a pleasure to work with Lynda, and I wish her all the best in the future.

Uncommon Partners

CAAR is forming key partnerships with like-minded organizations.

Keeping in Contact with Remote Employees

Investing in satellite communication is good for employee safety and productivity.

Opportunities to Engage

It’s time to reflect on the past 10 months I’ve spent serving as Executive Director for the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers.

The Benefit of Benefits

Offering group coverage has positive effects on employers and employees alike.

New CAN Security Code of Practice Furthers Industry Safety

To further our industry’s commitment to advancing safety and security, Fertilizer Canada has created a Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN) Security Code of Practice with input from industry and government groups. This new Code aims to provide standardized security practices for the handling, transportation, storage and/or sale of CAN in Canada.

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Exhibitor registration is closed, but you can still register as a delegate and take advantage of the many valuable networking opportunities and informative speaker sessions at the 2019 CAAR Conference in Winnipeg!

Graham Sherman’s “disruptive behavior” helped him turn the Alberta brewing industry on its head and has made Tool Shed Brewing, the company he co-founded, one of the top craft beer brands in the country. Read more to learn what he’s bringing to the 2019 CAAR Conference and why you shouldn’t miss his presentation.

CAAR is now accepting applications for the roles of Communications Manager and Sales & Marketing Manager. Working closely with the CAAR staff and board, these two individuals will play vital roles on the CAAR team. Read more to view the job postings.

Lesley Kelly farms, blogs at High Heels and Canola Fields and is one of the founders of the Do More Agriculture Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation which, for the last year, has been shining a light on the issue of mental well-being within the ag community. 

Get ready for spring, expand your knowledge and earn a new certification by taking a training course through CAAR!

The December Communicator is now online and in your mailbox! The final issue of 2018 is a big one, packed with useful information, expert advice and practical solutions for the ag retailer.

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