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Working Together to Keep it Clean

Keep it Clean, a joint initiative of the Canola Council of Canada, Pulse Canada, Cereals Canada, the Barley Council of Canada and the Prairie Oat Growers Association, has developed a new advisor toolkit for Canadian ag retailers.

A Healthy Agriculture Supply Chain is the Key to Canada’s Economic Recovery in the Coming Months

Fertilizer Canada is proactively working with all levels of government on key issues impacting Canada’s fertilizer industry to ensure we remain an essential service, especially during this challenging period as we continue to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Making a Clean Sweep

Regular cleaning key to stopping spread of soil-borne threats.

Listening Actively and Taking Action

One of the many things I have learned through my years in recruitment is the art and skill of active listening.

Get to Know the CAAR Board: Martin Kiefer

The CAAR Communicator sits down for a Q&A with board member Martin Kiefer, past board chair and communications committee chair.

Empowering Farmers to Build Public Trust

Retailers are finding new ways to help farmers share their story.

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Membership with CAAR enables you to focus your attention on your business; while trusting CAAR to share the regulatory, compliance and advocacy information you need to know when you need to know it. Keep reading for more details about the services CAAR provides to our members to benefit your retail businesses.

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The CAAR Perk$ program offers CAAR members exclusive access to discounted products and services that can save your company hundreds or even thousands every year. From affordable health benefits to HR Services, the CAAR Perk$ program is a great opportunity to benefit from the services you use every day!

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The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) is looking to host an in-person Nurse Tank Safety Training (NTSP) course if there is sufficient demand. Please complete the short survey by Monday, August 10 if you are interested in participating in the NTSP training.

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The 2021 CAAR Conference will focus on the business of ag retail and connecting the agriculture retail industry. Hosted from February 9 - 11, 2021 at the Westin Edmonton and Fairmont Hotel Macdonald in Edmonton, AB, the 2021 CAAR Conference offers exceptional value for all ag retailers through a program developed around their specific needs.

The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) is looking to host an in-person Nurse Tank Safety Training (NTSP) course if there is sufficient demand. Please complete the short survey by Monday, August 10 if you are interested in participating in the NTSP training. 

Has your company reviewed the most recent list of the Canadian Government’s COVID-19 recovery programs? CAAR has compiled a list of programs which may be of interest to ag retailers. Click to read more about which of these programs may be relevant to your business.

The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers is celebrating its 25th anniversary of industry support and to thank our members for their commitment over the years, we are sending one complimentary 25th Anniversary book to each member who has renewed their 2020/21 membership. The 25th CAAR Anniversary book highlights the history of CAAR and its involvement and support in the Canadian agriculture industry, this is a great piece to display at your office and show you’re a proud member of CAAR.