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CAM Update, September 5, 2008

CAM’s ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

September 15, 2008 – Granite Ridge Golf Club, Milton, Ontario

There’s space available and time to register.

Join us for this unique moving industry event.

Contact CAM’s office to register.

THE CANADIAN MOVER

The Canadian Mover, the Canadian Association of Movers’ directory and magazine, will go to press in early October.

Now is the time to update your listing and ensure that the information it contains represents you well.

CAM Mover's Edge, September 2008

12TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

CAM’s 12th annual golf tournament is scheduled for Monday, September 15 at the Granite Ridge Golf Club north of Milton, Ontario. We have made arrangements for accommodation for out-of-town golfers at a nearby Marriott hotel. The deadline for hotel registration has been extended to Friday, September 5.

The forecast is for blue skies and great golf. Register now for a fun day.

13TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

We will hold CAM’s 13th annual conference on Monday and Tuesday, November 17 and 18, 2008.

Movers' Edge, August, 2008

400 JOB SEEKERS ON OUR WEBSITE

Since the end of April, we have posted just over 400 résumés to the CAM website from jobseekers across Canada. Over 250 have been posted in the last 30 days. There are a few hotspots for applications but generally there are applicants across the country. We are still searching for an appropriate website in Quebec where we can advertise openings.

Movers' Edge, July, 2008

BOARD OF DIRECTORS ACTIVITY

CAM’s board of directors is currently working on several projects:

Movers' Edge, June, 2008

CAM’S COMPENSATION SURVEY

Thanks to everyone who took time to complete the survey. The results of CAM’s compensation survey are now complete and have been emailed to all member participants.

The survey provides a unique view of the wages and salaries that are being paid in our industry.

Useable information was generated for BC, Vancouver, Alberta, Saskatchewan–Manitoba, Ontario, Toronto, Burlington–Mississauga, Ottawa region, Quebec and Montreal as well as statistics for across Canada.

Movers' Edge, April, 2008

CAM’S NATIONAL COMPENSATION SURVEY

As you start to staff up for the summer rush, you probably should know what the going rate is for all levels of employees in your area. CAM’s National Compensation Survey includes requests for salary and benefit information for:

Movers' Edge, March, 2008

CAM’S NATIONAL COMPENSATION SURVEY

CAM’s National Compensation Survey asks for salary and benefit information for:

  • Administrative – secretarial, branch manager
  • Operations – dispatch, drivers, packers, helpers, summer staff
  • Sales – inside sales, outside sales and sales management

The final output will be organized on a regional basis so that movers can determine the going rate for workers in their area. The results of the survey will be provided at no charge to members who participate. The fees are as follows:

Movers' Edge, February, 2008

ATLAS VAN LINES (CANADA) LTD. REJOINS CAM

The Canadian Association of Movers is pleased to welcome Atlas Van Lines as a van-line member. To quote Atlas’s news release:

Movers' Edge, January, 2008

CAM’S NATIONAL OFFICE HAS MOVED

CAM’s national office has moved. It’s one block north of our previous location. Our new postal address is 2200 Sherobee Road, Suite 404, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5A 3Y3

Our phone, fax and email information remains unchanged.

Please ensure that you update our address in ALL your records. We just received mail addressed to CAM at the address we left in 2001.

SUCCESS AND SUCCESSION – CAM’s 2007 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Movers' Edge, December, 2007

SUCCESS AND SUCCESSION — CAM’S 2007 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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