Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association of Alberta

10561-172 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5S 1P1 Phone: 780-455-8562

RVDA of Alberta Associate Membership Form Submission Instructions

To ensure your application is reviewed promptly, please complete all sections of the form. The application includes the following requirements:
Incomplete forms or missing signatures may delay the processing of your application.
Signed and submitted forms will be considered by the Membership Committee and Board of Directors for approval. You will be notified of your membership approval via email and mail. Upon approval, you will receive a membership welcome package from both the RVDA of Alberta and the RVDA of Canada.

Professional Full Service Dealer (PFSD) Member Application

MEMBERSHIP STRUCTURE (Please mark all categories applicable to your membership)

Please Complete the Following:

FEE STRUCTURE

Membership Type RVDA of Alberta Dues RVDA of Canada Dues GST = Total
Regular PFSD (Dealers) $465.00 $300.00 $38.25 $803.25
Regular PFSD (Dealers Multiple Locations) $200.00 $300.00 $25.00 $525.00

Application Sponsor Information

All Dealer applications must be sponsored by a minimum of 2 existing members (2 must be dealers) with whom you have done business with that can confirm your reputability.

Please provide the following sponsor information:

Regular Members (Check All That Apply):

Product Lines and Brands Currently Carried:

Code Of Business Ethics

  1. Association members shall, at all times, refrain from making any statement or conducting themselves in any manner which may bring discredit to the Association or other members of the association.
  2. Association members shall merchandise their R.V industry products and services honestly, without false promise or misrepresentation, giving good value to their customers.
  3. Association members and their employees shall offer their merchandise and services on its merits, and shall not degrade other R.V industry products in the process.
  4. Association members shall maintain their premises and conduct their business in a professional manner.
  5. Association members shall not discriminate against a customer or class of customer.
  6. Association members shall support a continued program of education and professional development within the recreation vehicle industry.
  7. Association members shall maintain a policy of complete compliance with all existing laws and regulations governing their business operation.
  8. Association members shall not recruit other members's staff at any RVDA function or contact an employee at this place of work.
  9. Association members shall not run or advertise a competing RV show or sale at their dealerships or any other location on the same days/weekends as the association endorsed shows and sales.
  10. Association members shall not run a competing offsite RV shows or sale form January 1-march 31 (1st quarter annually) of each of the Calgary or Edmonton RV EXPO & sale, or advertise a competing offsite RV show within forty five days (45) days of the completion of either RVDA of alberta Rv shows, within the designated Calgary or Edmonton show regions Members, to be in good standing, must give their pledge to the association's code of ethics.
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A.M.V.I.C.'S

Code of Conduct

Under the Fair Trading Act: Automotives Business

Endorsed by the RVDA of Alberta Board of Directors as of 2009

Advertising

  1. Every business operator must ensure that the business operator's advertising indicates in a conspicuous manner
    • (a) the name of the business operator as set out in the licence or the trade name of the business operator as set out in the licence, and
    • (b) in the case of print and television advertising, that the business operator holds an automotive business licence under the Act.
  2. A business operator must ensure that every advertisement for an automotive business that promotes the use or purchase of goods or services
    • (a) states whether the vehicle pictured in the advertisement is or is not the specific vehicle that is for sale,
    • (b) identifies vehicles that have been used as taxi cabs, police cars or emergency vehicles or that have been recertified when the previous use or condition of the vehicles is known to the business operator,
    • (c) does not misrepresent, through statements or omissions, a vehicle's mechanical or structural condition,
    • (d) uses descriptions and makes promises only in accordance with actual conditions, situations and circumstances,
    • (e) does not use a font that due to its size or other visual characteristics is likely to materially impair the legibility or clarity of the advertisement and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in no case uses a font size smaller than 8 points,
    • (f) does not use the words, or words similar to, "demonstrator vehicle" or "demo vehicle" unless the vehicle in question was purchased new by the business operator and used solely for the normal business of the business operator,
    • (g) does not use the words, or words similar to, "savings", "discount", "percentage off the purchase price", "free", "invoice price", "below invoice", "dealer's cost", "at cost" or a price that is a specified amount above or below invoice or cost unless the claims represented by the words can be substantiated,
    • (h) does not use the words, or words similar to, "wholesale", "take over payments" or "repossession" unless the claims represented by the words are objectively and demonstrably true,
    • (i) does not imply a warranty exists with respect to a vehicle or a repair or service unless such a warranty with respect to the vehicle, repair or service exists and is available at the price advertised,
    • (j) does not make comparisons or claims of superiority unless the results of the comparisons or the claims can be substantiated,
    • (k) does not offer a guaranteed trade-in allowance for any vehicle regardless of make, year or condition,
    • (l) includes in the advertised price for any vehicle the total cost of the vehicle, including, but not limited to, all fees and charges such as the cost of accessories, optional equipment physically attached to the vehicle, transportation charges and any applicable taxes or administration fees, but not including GST or costs and charges associated with financing, and
    • (m) includes the stock number of the specific vehicle that is advertised as being available for sale at the time the advertisement is placed.
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Consent Form

This Consent Form hereby gives the RVDA of Alberta/RVDA of Canada written consent to provide you, the user/member, with any documents that we send via electronic mail. All documents are for the sole use and purpose of providing the user/member with information which pertains to Association specific matters, guidelines, procedures, and other related information pertaining to the Association and its members.

This Consent Form is required in order that we, the RVDA of Alberta/RVDA of Canada, not be in conflict with the rules and regulations set out by the requirements of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act of Canada. (Please contact our office if you require a copy of the RVDA of Alberta Privacy Policy and the Protection of Personal Information).

By way of signing this Consent Form, you, the user/member, agree that you wish to remain on the email lists of RVDA of Alberta/RVDA of Canada and agree to receive all such relevant information sent via email.

do hereby give permission to the RVDA of Alberta/RVDA of Canada to send and use my provided email address(es):

(to share information regarding our products, services, and regulatory information)
(to be posted on our website and member directory)
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