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OTS Announcement to Stewards Regarding Tire Classification Amendment
"As a result of on-going consultations with stakeholders, OTS has determined that it is necessary to amend the Tire Classification document published on January 31st, 2013 to provide more specific direction to Stewards regarding the Classes in which Agricultural tires should be reported." Download the entire announcement for more information.
TDAC Press Release - "The Rubber Hits the Road on the Huge Gap in Canada-US Tire Prices"
The Senate Committee on Finance has confirmed the Tire Dealers Association of Canada’s (TDAC) findings that discriminatory “country pricing” by tire manufacturers is forcing tire consumers across Canada to pay anywhere from 30-50% more for the same tires selling in the US. Download the full press release for more information.
2013 OTDA Annual Fundraiser and Charity Golf Classic
Our popular Annual Fundraiser and Charity Golf Tournament is returning to Ariss Valley this year on Wednesday June 19, 2013. This is traditionally a sellout, so don’t be disappointed... Visit the Current Events page to download a tournament registration form, and book your foursome today!
2013 Membership Directory
The 2013 OTDA Membership Directory is now available for download. Sign in to the Members Only section to download your copy today!
Welcome Chrysler - New Preferred Vendor
OTDA would like to welcome Chrysler, our newest Preferred Vendor Program. Have a look at the Preferred Vendor Program page to see what Chrysler can offer you today!
Special Offer from Moneris, an OTDA Preferred Vendor
Moneris is pleased to introduce a special offer to all OTDA members. You can find all the details in their spring flyer. The offer is valid until June 30th, so check it our today!
For more information on what Moneris and our other Preferred Vendor Programs can offer you, have a look in the OTDA Preferred Vendor Programs section.
Wondering who the directors are for the Tire Dealers Association of Canada? Download a list of directors for the 2008-2012 term.
Recent news from OTDA...
Please download our Dealer Alert about a recent Tire Scam, sent to us by Durham Police Services.
Find out more about the Ontario Used Tire Program which went into effect September 1, 2009.
Download the new Tire Stewardship Fee Poster today.
2013 Membership Directory
The 2013 Membership Directory is here. Log in to the "Members Only" section to download a copy.
Keep your knowledge up to date!
New ATS and CTS Instructor course dates have been added for Spring 2013!
Have a look at our Education and Training section for more information about these upcoming courses and how to register.
Keep Up to Date!
Download the latest copy of the OTDA Health and Safety System Manual, which contains key information about compliance with new violence and harassment requirements under Bill 168, which came into effect in June 2010.
Tire dealers have a legal obligation to their customers to ensure the installation of tires
and the completion of mechanical repairs are done properly so the vehicle is safe. Download this article on Tire Dealer Liability and the
accompanying Auto Repair Disclaimer to learn more.
Learn more about the Commercial Vehicle Wheel Service (CVWS) Training Program which is now available.
Download the TPMS Relearn Chart order form to get the new 2011 edition.
Check out these recent interesting articles on Tire Aging and Understanding Tire Vibration Speed.
Also from OTDA...
Education and Certification
Check out our Education and Certification section for all the latest course offerings, including course descriptions, registration information, prices and much more!
OTDA Benefits: Why are YOU a Member?
"Your Strength is in Our Numbers"
The OTDA is recognized by industry and government as the representative body of the Independent Tire Dealers of Ontario.
So... why are you a member?
Top Ten Reasons:
Directors of the OTDA are lobbyists to government and bureaucrats
Health and Safety Manual and WHMIS training geared to Tire Dealer needs
Special Visa and MC discount rates and fuel discounts
Trade show discounts on one piece of equipment could pay for your membership!
The quarterly newsletter provides a forum on industry issues
TIA membership and training programs at special rates
General insurance and group benefits programs
Discounts on travel, car rentals, uniform rentals and more
Representation on OSSA and OTS boards
OBJECTIVES OF OTDA
To acquaint the buying public with the true value of the tire dealer in the community
To promote standards of ethics of its members and the tire industry
To encourage the exchange of ideas, and technical knowledge in retailing and wholesaling procedures
To improve the quality and standards of the new tire and retread industry
To promote cooperation between members and people in local, provincial and national regulating bodies regarding issues affecting the tire and retread industry
There are many benefits to OTDA membership. Have a look at our Benefits of Membership page for more information about why you should be an OTDA Member!
OTDA is pleased to offer you many courses and educational opportunities at the technician and the instructor level... all you have to do is choose the date and course that suits you!