Why be a member

In addition to all the advantages that a new car and truck dealer receives from being a member of his/her local Provincial or Regional Dealer Association, that membership also brings the following benefits from CADA:

Government Relations

  • We make sure the Federal Government understands new car and truck dealer interests, including business, trade, energy and environmental concerns affecting dealers and their employees
  • We provide coordinated access to your Member of Parliament
  • We offer effective representation on Automotive retail issues

Industry Relations

  • We facilitate communication between manufacturers and dealers through face-to-face meetings and an annual dealer survey
  • We are the national body for all dealers of each manufacturer
  • We offer members the opportunity to participate in the annual eagerly awaited Dealer Satisfaction Survey, where dealers express their opinions on their manufacturer’s performance;

Legal Affairs

  • We study the legal issues that affect our members and we represent the interests of our dealers in legal, regulatory and franchise matters
  • We provide help for dealers with legal issues that may impact all dealers

Public Affairs

  • We are responsible for public relations and representation of dealers to the local and national media; we keep our members informed through our Newsline Publication plus a number of newsletters

CADA 360

We offer three comprehensive business solutions exclusively for members; these unique programs are designed by dealers for dealers and backed by well-established and financially solid industry leaders:

  • CADA 360 - Employee Benefits Plan
  • CADA 360 - Retirement Savings Plan
  • CADA 360 - Garage Insurance Program
  • CADA 360 - Group Home and Auto Insurance

Additional Benefits

In addition to the numerous benefits of membership offered through your local or provincial association, CADA members enjoy complimentary subscriptions to the following:

  • Canadian auto dealer magazine;
  • Newsline,CADA's newsletter;
  • CADA Year in Review, in-depth national automotive retail statistics, analysis and commentary.