Environmental Efforts: IRT’s webinar, ‘Vehicle Recycling: Sustainable by Default and Driving the Charge” highlights auto recyclers role in environmental sustainability

Toronto, Ontario — Held on July 11, the International Roundtable on Automotive Recycling (IRT) hosted the webinar “Vehicle Recycling: Sustainable by Default and Driving the Charge,” presenting a comprehensive overview on sustainability efforts being made in automotive recycling. Hosted by Haydn Davies, Director of Auto Recycling World and presented by Tom Rumboll, U.K. Managing Director […]

Advancements at ARAAC: A lookback at ARAAC’s 2024 Convention

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — On June 7th and 8th, automotive recycling industry members gathered at the Rodd Hotels and Resort Charlottetown in Charlottetown, P.E.I. for the Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) annual meeting. During the two-day event—which saw 60 attendees—topics covered included green recycled parts, insurer-repairer-recycler relations, electric vehicles (EVs) and much […]


Welcome to another issue celebrating this great industry Last year, 2023, was a year of change for the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC). Firstly, we had four new members join the board: Joel Bouckaert from Alberta; Derek Nissen from Ontario; Stephane Gravel from Quebec and Andrew MacDonald from Atlantic Canada. This changing of the guard […]

Industry Intersection: CARI to co-host events with ARAAC-ARC meeting in Halifax, N.S.

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) and Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) board are partnering with the Canadian Association of Recycling Industries (CARI) to co-host events in Halifax, N.S. from June 8 to 10. This was described as “the first time the dismantling and scrap industries have met,” according […]


Wally Dingman has been in the auto recycling industry his entire life. He started work at Caughill Auto Wreckers 39 years ago working for and then with his Father. He purchased the business in 2012 and ran Caughill until 2022 when he sold the property for development. Wally continues to operate Caughill Automotive as a […]


Another standout edition of Canadian Auto Recyclers Welcome to the 17th edition of the Canadian Auto Recyclers magazine. The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) have collaborated with Media Matters since the inception of the CAR Magazine to bring you the best of the world of auto recycling across Canada. Full of news, industry profiles, and […]

Open Forum: ARC to host invite-only roundtable event one day prior to March OARA convention

Toronto, Ontario — The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) will be welcoming a select few influential industry members to an exclusive invite-only roundtable discussion on electrification and the end-of-life vehicle sector, one day prior to the upcoming OARA Convention and Trade Show in March. This high-level industry event will feature presentations from experts like Maria […]

Two for One: CARI convention, ARAAC board meeting to overlap in Halifax in June

Halifax, Nova Scotia — In what organizers are calling an unprecedented “mega-meeting” of Canadian auto recyclers under a single roof, the Canadian Association of Recycling Industry (CARI) has set a date for its eighty-second Annual Convention in Halifax. This year’s convention, currently slated for June 8 to 10, will see several high-profile recycling industry meetings […]