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Movers' Edge, November, 2007

SUCCESS AND SUCCESSION — CAM’s 2007 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

We are getting ready for CAM’s 2007 Annual Conference and we need to hear that you are coming. It has the value that you need.

Six conference sessions will be presented by PricewaterhouseCoopers and are aimed at anyone who manages a moving company. If you need to know about any of the following topics, this conference is for you.

Movers' Edge, October, 2007

SUCCESS AND SUCCESSION — CAM’S 2007 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Movers' Edge, September 14, 2007

CAM’s MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY AND MAGAZINE

The Fall 2007 issue of The Canadian Mover, CAM’s membership directory and magazine, will go to press in mid-October. Check your listing online and let us know before October 1 if there are any changes to your listing that you would like made.

Movers' Edge, September, 2007

A NEW PRESIDENT FOR ATLAS VAN LINES (CANADA) LTD.

Robert Clark, currently Vice President, Business & Agency Development, and a 14-year Atlas veteran, has been designated to be the next President of Atlas Van Lines (Canada) Ltd. He will replace Doug Auld who will retire effective December 31, 2007.

Doug has been president of Atlas Van Lines (Canada) Ltd. for 17 years and has grown the company into a major participant in the moving industry. He will be missed. Members of CAM wish Doug well in retirement and wish Bob success in his new position.

Movers' Edge, August, 2007

CANADA LABOUR CODE – OVERTIME RULES FOR CITY & HIGHWAY DRIVERS

We received a fax from HRSDC regarding a survey of movers that was done in the Ottawa area regarding overtime for drivers. It helps to define the difference between city and highway drivers. The Motor Vehicle Operators Hours of Work Regulations provides for two categories of operators:

Movers' Edge, June, 2007

EMPLOYING YOUNG WORKERS

Governments across Canada are becoming increasingly concerned with injuries to young and inexperienced workers. While the following information applies specifically to employers in BC, you should be aware that you have health and safety responsibilities when hiring students and young workers anywhere in Canada.

Every mover in Canada is scrambling to find staff for the summer rush. Ken Taylor at Kelowna Movers just sent us a notification from BC’s Ministry of Labour and Citizens’ Services.

Movers' Edge, May, 2007

AMERICAN MOVING AND STORAGE ASSOCIATION – 2007 CONVENTION AND TRADE SHOW

Movers' Edge, April, 2007

CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL MOVER COURSE

Le cours des déménageurs professionnels du Canada

Movers' Edge, March, 2007

PRESS RELEASES

CAM has been getting your message out in press releases to the national media (daily and community newspapers, TV and radio stations). We sent out the following two press releases in February. They are posted to our website.

Movers' Edge, February, 2007

PRESS RELEASES

For the last three years, the Canadian Association of Movers has been issuing press releases two or three times each year. Their themes relate to such topics as the importance of hiring a CAM member as your mover and various methods to avoid the less-than-reputable mover. These press releases have resulted in many positive moving-industry stories and interviews on TV, radio and in daily and weekly newspapers.

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