Consider Becoming a Tow Truck Operator: AutoCareersBC Webinar

Online , Canada

Many do not realize just how important the role towing and recovery professionals play in keeping our world moving. To learn more and understand the importance of the towing and recovery industry, AutoCareersBC is hosting a free webinar “So you want to be a hero?” on November 2 at 11 am. The industry is filled […]


ARA Pedal Car Challenge

B.C., Canada

The Automotive Retailers Association (ARA), through its AutoCareersBC program, and BASF have teamed up for a new and exciting program, the ARA Pedal Car Challenge. The goal of this province-wide event is to encourage youth to consider the automotive industry as a viable career choice. The automotive industry offers many different career paths that students […]

WreckMaster Training Level 2/3 & 4/5

B.C., Canada

The ARA will be hosting WreckMaster hands-on training courses level 2/3 and 4/5, April 22 to 25 in Delta. This is an excellent opportunity for tow truck operators to upgrade their towing and recovery skills. Sponsoring this event are the ARA members Roadway Towing Ltd. and Mitchell's Towing Ltd. Level 2/3: Fundamentals This WreckMaster course […]

Lunch and Learn – Licensed Auto Dealers

Mayfair Lakes Golf And Country Club

Come join the ARA for lunch to network with your industry fellows and learn what your association has been doing on your behalf, such as getting PST exemptions approved on pre-owned ZEVs, and more! Where Mayfair Lakes Golf And Country Club 5460 No. 7 Road Richmond, B.C. V6V 1R7 (604) 276-0585 When April 28, 2022, […]


2022 “Women in the Automotive Industry” Event

B.C., Canada

Women account for nearly half of the Canadian labour force, yet they only make up about seven percent of the workforce in the automotive industry. At the Automotive Retailers Association (ARA), we recognize the powerful impact that women make on our industry. With the growing labour shortages, women are also seen as a potentially untapped […]

2022 Collision/Glass Annual General Meeting & Trade Show

SHERATON GUILDFORD HOTEL 15269 104 Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Exhibitor and Attendee Information and Registration Information and registration is now available for exhibitors, supporters, and attendees. Click the button appropriate for your interest:     The ARA's first-ever Collision and Glass Trade Show, June 10/11 2022. What should have been the second annual Collision and Glass Trade Show is yet another example of the […]