2014 Rubber Recycling Symposium

Join us in Montreal, Quebec from October 22-24 for our next Rubber Recycling Symposium.

Event Information

Be Tire Smart Week

Be Tire Smart Week is around the corner, being held from May 12-18!

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End-of-Life Tire Management

Used tire recycling programs have been established in each of Canada's provinces to manage and divert the flow of scrap tires from the waste stream.

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The Rubber Association of Canada

Founded in 1920, our organization has provided leadership and service to the rubber industry as it has grown and evolved to become what it is today.

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News & Resources

  • RAC President Glenn Maidment Receive's 'Leader Profile' in Tire News

    4/15/14

    RAC President, Glenn Maidment, was recently featured in Tire News with a 'Leader Profile' that highlights his rewarding 30-year career history in the tire and rubber industry.

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  • New Ontario Stewardship Fees for Passenger & Light Truck Tires

    4/1/14

    As of May 1, 2014, the Tire Stewardship Fee (TSF) rate for Passenger & Light Truck (PLT) tires in Ontario will be reduced to $5.43 from $5.69.

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  • AJAC Eco-Run Being Held May 6-9

    4/1/14

    The Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) will be holding its Eco-Run Media & Automotive Industry Event from May 6-9 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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  • RAC's March 2014 e-Newsletter

    3/31/14

    The RAC's e-Newsletter is circulated monthly and features information about the rubber and tire industry, government policies and regulatory issues, and upcoming events.

    Read Our March e-Newsletter


  • 'Country pricing' proposal gets cautious response

    3/21/14

    Representatives of Canadian business are reacting cautiously to Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's plan to address “country pricing".

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Industry & Government Relations

  • Standards Council of Canada

    SCC administers Canada’s responsibilities for the development and management of international standards through International Organization for Standardization.

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  • Natural Resources Canada

    Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is responsible for the energy file and, among other things, the reduction of greenhouse gasses and toxic emissions into our environment.

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  • Transport Canada

    Transport Canada is the regulating body for tire safety in Canada. The RAC liaises with Transport Canada on regulatory and other matters of consequence to the tire industry.

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  • Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators

    CCMTA is an organization comprising representatives of the provincial and federal transport administrators who make decisions on administrative & operational matters.

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  • Canadian Manufacturing Coalition

    The Canadian Manufacturing Coalition (CMC) is comprised of roughly 50 major industry groups, united by a common vision for a world-class manufacturing sector in Canada.

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