Association Notes – Canada


Did you know? New WEDA Programs and Services

To assist with broader human resource questions, WEDA offers several resources for improving individual and organizational performance including strategy development that aligns with and helps to achieve your broader goals across the entire organization. This may involve organization-specific HR advisory services, HR policy development including procedures, programs, employee communication strategies, and performance management. Talk to your Association office to learn more.

To select the best employees, you need to spend your time on the best applicants. The filters used during the screening process will determine the quality of your shortlist. By learning the needs of your position, SmartHire delivers a unique solution. This tool supplies an efficient means of qualifying and managing the screening process through Prevue assessments. From job-fit, to aptitude, motivations, and interests to salesforce evaluation and development, Prevue assessments offer one more tool to help you make informed decisions. Please contact your Association office for more information.

WEDA has partnered with Moneris®, Canada’s #1 payment processor* for mobile, online and in-store payments. Moneris understands the shifting payment landscape and is here to help your business accept payments easily and securely. Whether you want to process transactions in-person, online or via mobile devices, Moneris offers a variety of solutions that can meet your unique business needs. As a WEDA member, you can benefit from preferred rates on payment solutions and processing fees. For more information, please contact your association office. *Based on total processing volume in Canada.

WEDA is proud to partner with Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) to provide the Canadian Dealer Hotline services and an independent legal advice program. As Canada’s law firm, BLG delivers comprehensive legal solutions and client services for domestic and international clients of all sizes, providing best-in-class advice across more practice areas and industry sectors than any other Canadian law firm.

BLG is committed to helping clients grow their businesses and achieve success. By combining proven strategic advice with best practices and technology, BLG delivers exceptional service and value to its clients. With the Canadian Dealer Hotline, BLG lawyers are available to offer their support throughout the process – from initial consultation to more complex legal matters. The initial consultation is available on a complimentary basis to WEDA members.

Iron Solutions’ OPE guide available
The Outdoor Power Equipment Official Guide provides values for 11 types of equipment from 70 manufacturers. The print book includes values on up to four options, while the online version contains values on up to 15 options. It is the Official Equipment Valuation Guide of North American dealers, manufacturers, and lenders.

This guide covers extensive and up to date valuation data for:

  • Riding Mowers
  • Lawn Tractors
  • Garden Tractors
  • Skid Steer Loaders
  • Track Loaders
  • Zero Turn and Front Deck Mowers
  • Commercial Walk-Behind Mowers
  • Compact Tractors and Utility Tractors
  • Utility Vehicles

Analysts for Iron Solutions monitor all of the factors that influence the used equipment market, including dealer- and auction-reported equipment prices, latest factory prices, resale cash value, and average trade-in or loan values to provide comprehensive and up to date information.

For product inquiries and questions call 855/282-08173 or write to

For more information on any of the many programs and services available to members, please call your Association office at 1-800-661-2452. We are here to help you!


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