Is each of your company’s locations represented through CAAR membership? By registering all of your company’s non-member branch locations, you can ensure they are covered by CAAR’s advocacy and regulatory support, training programs and much more. Register additional branches for $335 per location today!

Membership Matters for Regulatory and Compliance Support

CAAR’s advocacy work, regulatory compliance support, training programs, annual conference and communications services are designed and executed to benefit all Canadian ag retail businesses. The support of our membership allows us to continue offering these services at little to no cost to members. Below is just a selection of the initiatives CAAR undertakes on behalf of members. 

Contact Scott Van Alstyne at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register additional branches today. 

Equivalency Certificate SH 11960.1

Equivalency Certificate SH 11960.1, obtained April 20, 2018 and valid until Dec. 31, 2019, authorizes members of CAAR and their clients to pressure test their applicator tanks and nurse wagons every five years instead of every three years as prescribed in the CSA B620-14 Standard.

Voluntary Decal Program

To easily identify tanks and nurse wagons requiring testing every three or five years, CAAR introduced a voluntary, industry-led tank decal program in October 2018. Two new decals, offered through CAAR Mart, serve as clear visual labels to identify three and five-year tanks.

Learn more about the above activities.

Bringing Your Voice to the Table

CAAR has brought the agri-retail voice to the table in numerous important discussions including Fertilizer Canada’s Parliamentary Forum where CAAR Executive Director Mitch Rezansoff met with multiple representatives to share ag retail concerns.

CAAR Conference

Featuring over 300 attendees, 16+ hours of networking time and informative presentations covering industry Mergers and Acquisitions, mental health in ag retail and communicating with financial institutions from an ag retail perspective, the conference is an excellent event that provides timely, in-depth information each year.


CAAR’s exclusive in-person and online training services save members time and money and help retailers to achieve and maintain certifications necessary for the business of ag retail.

Register Additional Branches Today

By contributing to the association through branch membership, you are helping to ensure the long-term sustainability of your association, and ensuring our programs and services remain available to serve you in the coming years. Make sure all of your company’s branch locations can take advantage of CAAR’s excellent lineup of programming, contact Scott Van Alstyne at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. today. 

Thank you in advance for your support of CAAR through membership, we look forward to working with you and on your behalf in the coming year.

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