2018 Tire Take Back: OARA aims to raise $54,000 for Sunshine Foundation

Over the past eight years, OARA has helped to raise more than $1.1 million for The Sunshine Foundation of Canada.

By CAR staff Toronto, Ontario — May 9, 2018 — The OARA Tire Take Back event is a tire recycling blitz, which runs May 22 to June 22. The event is being put on by the organization’s members with the support of registered tire haulers and processors. Tire Take Back both supports the environmental disposal […]

Ready, Set, Go! AARDA to honour Jack Cohen with tappet cover race

Named for 'Jasper' Jack Cohen of Jasper Auto Parts, the Jack Cohen Tappet Cover Challenge will pit AARDA members against one another in friendly competition.

Calgary, Alberta — May 9, 2018 — When the Alberta Automotive Recyclers and Dismantlers Association meets for its annual conference next September, they will honour a fallen member in what is, perhaps, the most appropriate way imaginable for an auto recycler — with a tappet cover race. Named for ‘Jasper’ Jack Cohen of Jasper Auto […]

Honouring Wally Dingman

Wally Dingman, OARA Chair 2006-2017.

By CAR Staff Toronto, Ontario — May 9, 2018 — Asked to reflect on his greatest contribution to the auto recycling community, Wally Dingman, who served as the chair of OARA for eleven years, finds it difficult to provide an answer. Difficult, because, as he puts it, “Everything I’ve done with OARA has been a […]