Mar/Apr 2007

Welcome to the March/April 2007 edition of the CIA Association newsletter.  Thank you to all who have submitted articles for the newsletter, it is really becoming a great source for useful industry related information.  Article submissions for future editions can be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The CIA Association’s Second Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in Calgary, Alberta on Saturday, April 21, 2007.  Please see the invitation attached for more details regarding the agenda and a listing of the wonderful guest speakers who will be in attendance.  You can also view and print the AGM registration form to be sent in, so you can attend the days’ events.

AGM Invitation  
The CIA Association invites you to our second annual…[more]

Registration Form
To obtain registration forms for the 2007 AGM…[more]

You Have Asked for a Voice Now Be Part of It!
There are three vacant ‘member at large’ positions open on the...[more]

Are You a Better Manager or Leader?
It may seem like an odd question, however, I personally wish I would have thought of that question 19 years ago when I started...[more]

Industry Minister Commits to Action on Right to Repair
Representatives of the aftermarket industry met with the Federal Minister of Industry, the Honorable...[more]

Castrol High School Program Engaging Record Numbers of Students 
High School automotive tech students across Canada are welcoming the Castrol Educational Program. Of the eligible schools offering automotive service...[more]

Effective Ways to Motivate Employees
What is it that drives an employee? More specifically, what is it that causes an employee to WANT to do his or her job? After all, the answer to this question is...[more] 

Technician Tips
Contaminants can destroy a pump by blocking fluid flow and damaging internal…[more]