If it sounds like an ultimatum, that’s because it sort of is.  Not to fear monger, but there’s a lot at risk if you don’t have a proper safety protocol in place. Though, it’s not simply having the paperwork in place or including a safety slide in your orientation for […]

Safety or Else…

A CEEDA Partnership with AITC-C Farm equipment dealerships and service shops play a key role in Canada’s agricultural sector. Owners and staff, like you, work tirelessly to keep farms in operation, sustaining Canadian communities.  But what does the future look like?  Will there be enough interest and knowledge in the […]

Growing the Agricultural Equipment Workforce

2017 is quickly evaporating on us and that means it is time to think about registrations for CEEDA’s 2018 Safety Groups program.  All of the information you need to apply is in the attached file. Current participants, you know the drill.  Please fill out the application form at the end […]

CEEDA 2018 Safety Groups Program

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs amended Regulation 369, under the Farm Implements Act to reflect the harmonization of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and International Organization of Standardization (ISO) standards for Roll Over Protection Systems (ROPS) on agricultural machinery.  .   Section 11 under Regulation 369, outlines […]

Changes to the Regulation 369 under the Farm Implements Act – ROPS

As we welcome Spring and one of the busiest times for our industry, we'd like to once again share this important piece of literature for you, your staff and customers. This guide has been developed to provide general information and clarification for the laws that apply to farm equipment and select provisions that apply to farm trucks.  Representatives from the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and its partners have provided input into the development of the guide to ensure that questions from the farming community have been addressed.  This guide is intended to help the farming community better understand their legal obligations under the law.  Enforcement officers may also use this guide as a reference. Check out the full guide here:  farm-guide-farm-equipment-on-the-highway

Farm Equipment on the Highway – MTO Overview

BDO Canada is hosting a webinar on March 23rd – the day after the federal budget is released. The impending federal budget will have widespread implications for Canadians and the economy over the course of the next year. And the biggest concern is how economic decisions south of the border […]

BDO Canada is hosting a webinar on March 23rd

Further to conversations with OMAFRA at Dealer Forum, CEEDA Director Brian Osterndorff chats with Salford about Farm Equipmnet Road Safety. In this episode of From the Ground Up, Jim and Jess are joined by Brian Osterndorff of Robert's Farm Equipment to talk road safety as it pertains to agricultural equipment. […]

Brian Osterndorff on Road Safety with Farm Equipment

On day one, following an afternoon of impeccable industry speakers, attendee laughter filled the room when comedian Denis Grignon took the mic. Denis is no clueless city boy. In fact, he’s not a city boy at all. Though his work often takes him downtown, his home town is in rural […]

Dealer Forum 2017 a Huge Success

  ONTARIO AFRAAT TRIBUNAL UPHOLDS BREACH OF REGULATION DECISION IN CNH CANADA LTD. APPEAL   GUELPH, ON, MARCH 24, 2014: Upholding its landmark 2011 decision, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs’ (AFRAAT) Tribunal ruled in Appeal on March 24, 2014 that U.S. corporate giant, CNH Canada Ltd. […]

Ontario Farm Implements Act – 2014 Tribunal Ruling

Attention CEEDA Members!  Ontario’s Anti-Spam Regulation comes into effect July 1, 2014. In an effort to reduce electronic spam arriving in consumers’ inboxes, Canadian policy makers have established Bill C-28, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). While at first glance, this seems like a positive move for consumers, it is important to […]

Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation