Trillium Automobile Dealers Association

Serving the interest of Ontario New Car
and Truck Dealerships for over 100 years

TADA In the News

Learn about the automobile industry issues and advocacy we’re involved in for our members

TADA is always aware of the latest developments on issues in the automotive industry, and how they affect our dealer members and their customers. Check back here often for the latest news and updates on a wide range of topics.

Latest News Items

  • 05/30/2016
    Nanos Research Finds Majority Oppose Cities Having Power to Tax the Family Car
    TORONTO – A poll released today by Nanos Research shows a large majority of Ontarians – 71 percent - do not support municipalities having the ability to tax vehicles. Government Director Frank Notte gives highlights and top facts on the research.
  • 05/30/2016
    Be There!
    Sending your staff to industry conferences is only part of the solution. You need to be there too.
  • 04/06/2016
    St. Catharines Gives Red Light to New Car Tax in Unanimous Vote
    Momentum is growing in Niagara to stop the province of Ontario from granting municipalities the authority to charge a municipal vehicle tax. On April 4th, St. Catharines City Council endorsed a motion from the Region of Niagara and voted unanimously against a Vehicle Registration Tax. The Trillium Automobile Dealers Association applauds St. Catharines City Council for not supporting a new tax targeting the auto sector.
  • 02/26/2016
    Niagara Tells Province to Slam Brakes on New Car Tax in Unanimous Vote
    THOROLD – Ontario’s new car dealers applaud Niagara Regional Council for not supporting a new tax targeting the auto sector and Niagara residents. Last night, in a unanimous vote, Regional Council passed a motion telling the province that it does not support the implementation of a Vehicle Registration Tax in Niagara.
  • 10/07/2015
    Human Resources: Help Us Help You
    The TADA has in place a strategy designed to cultivate interest in a career in the auto industry, at the dealership level. But in order for this strategy to have success, we need your help.
  • 09/24/2015
    Canadian Digital Dealer Conference 8
    The latest Canadian Digital Dealer Conference – the 8th in the series- took place in Ottawa on Sept. 23rd, and in Toronto on Sept. 24th. Hosted and organized by the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association (TADA), the series is designed to help dealers stay on top of the ever-changing world of digital marketing.
  • 09/04/2015
    TADA: Banned from Google
    Our industry is changing at a speed few have seen before. Not only are we dealing with a never-ending flow of new products and technologies, but we’re also seeing changes in the way we market, sell and service vehicles.
  • 06/09/2015
    Gardiner Expressway - Hybrid Option
    TORONTO – The Trillium Automobile Dealers Association (TADA) believes the “Hybrid Option” is the best solution for the future of the Gardiner Expressway’s eastern portion in order to ease traffic congestion and promote economic development. Rather than tearing down the eastern section of the Gardiner, the 'hybrid option' maintains the current traffic capacity and forms the only link between the QEW and the Don Valley Parkway – the only expressways to run through Toronto’s downtown core.
  • 04/07/2014
    St. Catharines (April 7th, 2014) – The Trillium Automobile Dealers Association (TADA) launched a campaign today calling on the Ontario Liberal government to end its useless and costly Drive Clean Program.

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Beautiful day in the Muskokas for the TADA's Northern Golf Tournament! Special guest @wendelclark17 provides the star power to our putting contest - with all proceeds going towards the Tim Horton Children Foundation
Trillium AutoDealers (@TADA_CA) Aug 16, 2018