The CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet is a conference highlight and is not to be missed! Join us for a delicious meal with your colleagues and friends, as we recognize the best of the best in Canadian Ag Retail. Following dinner, sit back and enjoy the entertainment, provided by one of Canada’s top comics.

This year, CAAR is pleased to present comedian Derek Edwards at the CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet. Edwards, a regular at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival, has been referred to as “the funniest man in Canada” by Rick Mercer. The only Canadian winner of the prestigious Vail International Comedy Competition, Edwards delivers his material with polished style and impeccable timing. He will take the stage immediately following the CAAR’s Choice Awards presentation.

Banquet Program

The CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet takes place at TCU Place, Saskatoon, on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

6:00 - 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 - 9:00 pm Awards Dinner & Presentation
9:00 - 10:00 pm Banquet Entertainment with Derek Edwards

Don’t miss the ag retail social event of the year! Be sure to purchase your banquet tickets when you register online. If you forgot to buy your tickets, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note: a limited number of tickets will be available to walk-up registrants.


CAAR’s Choice Awards Honour Roll

Last year, CAAR presented CAAR's Choice Awards to:

  • Agronomist of the Year: Taralea Simpson, Shur-Gro Farm Services
  • Retailer of the Year: South Country Co-Op, Alberta
  • 4R Nutrient Stewardship Agri-Retailer Award: Nutrien Ag Solutions (Canada) Inc.
  • Retailer Hall of Fame: Wayne Deschouwer
  • Chairman’s Award: Grant Larocque

Take a look back at who CAAR has recognized with an award over the history of the CAAR’s Choice Awards: CAAR's Choice Honour Roll

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