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CRA Ontario Upcoming Meeting - April 15th, 2015

Posted on 3/31/2015

CRA Ontario's final meeting of the year is on April 15th at Rentquip Canada in Woodstock. Come out and help them celebrate 40 years of service and commitment to the rental industry.

CRA Ontario will also be holding their annual board elections at this meeting, with positions open for 1st VP, 2nd VP, secretary and associate director. If you haven’t already put your name forward to volunteer, please consider doing so, or at the very least, come out and vote for your favourite candidate!

For the open house, doors will open at noon. At 6:00 pm, the CRA Ontario social hour kicks off followed by a barbeque pork and chicken dinner. 

Click the following link for the registration form: CRA Ontario Meeting - April 15 2015

Submit completed registration forms by faxing attention Dale Brinklow to 705-286-3150 or email before April 10th, 2015

For further information on the election please contact Colin Wilson at 613-547-4400 or

CRA Ontario: Do you have questions for regulators?

Posted on 3/16/2015

CRA Ontario has arranged two panel discussions to take place during the 2015 Conference and Product Exposition.  Each will feature panelists from the various regulators.

Have your questions ready, representatives will be on hand from:

  • Ministry of Transportation
  • Ministry of Labour
  • York Regional Police: Auto/Cargo Theft Unit
  • Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA)
  • Electrical Safety Authority (ESA)
  • City of Guelph, Building Inspector
  • National Equipment Register
  • CRA Insurance Program

All panel discussions and seminars are included with registration for the 2015 Conference and Product Exposition

More information about this event can be found here.

Click here for registration form

Prairie Regional Trade Show

Posted on 3/11/2015

Dear Rental Store Members,

This is a quick reminder to all that the Prairie Regional Trade Show takes place this Saturday, March 14th 2015 at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon!

Join us on Friday March 13th for CRA Saskatchewan's Social Event at the Radisson Hotel! 

Find full details and the registration form at

Looking forward to seeing you in Saskatoon!

CRA Head Office

Rental Equipment Thefts in Ontario

Posted on 3/6/2015

To all valued CRA Members:

We would like to bring to your attention that in the past month, two incidents of theft from two separate rental stores have occurred in Ontario in which the delivered equipment went missing. We would recommend that you thoroughly follow your policies & procedures in regard to identification to avoid any unfortunate incidents of this nature. 

Keep your eyes and ears open.

CRA Head Office

CRA Ontario 2015 Conference and Product Expo

Posted on 2/27/2015



You only have one more day to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration and the special room rate at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Centre in Guelph!

To book your room, contact the hotel directly at 519.836.0231 and ask for the Canadian Rental Association Special Rate.

The Early Bird Registration Form can be found on the CRA website

Submit registrations to Gord Ellis at or fax to 1-905-643-3999.

For any inquires please contact Gord at 905.637.9795

Thank you,
CRA Head Office

CRA Ontario February/March Newsletter

Posted on 2/27/2015

Dear CRA Ontario Members & Associates,

Please follow the link to the February edition of the CRA Member Update.

CRA ON February 2015 Newsletter

Thank you,
CRA Head Office

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