Media Spotlight

View the latest news, insights, and interviews with our team

Stay up to date with what’s happening in the dealership industry. Here you can find a range of videos, podcasts, and presentations from our team members about a wide range of top of mind topics. 

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WEBINAR: Navigating your dealership succession options

Every dealership owner will eventually reach a point where it’s time to exit the business. This webinar provides an in-depth overview of the various succession options available to you, along with key planning considerations to achieve your goals and cement your legacy.

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PODCAST: WEDA Connect - Dealerships and succession

MNP’s Erik St. Hilaire chats with Western Equipment Dealers Association in this October 2021 podcast about the process of succession and being able to capture opportunities at the right time.

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ARTICLE: Are you ready for the future?

MNP’s Brent Tolmie spoke with Canadian Auto Dealer in May 2021 about the importance of succession planning as dealerships transition to both new generations and new models.

ARTICLE:  Budget 2021: the good, the bad — and what it all means

MNP’s Jeff Henkelman spoke with Canadian Auto Dealer about the 2021 Federal Budget, how it impacts dealerships, and what dealers can expect moving forward.

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PODCAST: WEDA Connect — Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

MNP’s Trevor Tamke was featured on the Western Equipment Dealers Association March 2021 podcast to discuss the CERS and its impacts on dealerships.

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VIDEO: Canadian Auto Dealer — Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

MNP’s Trevor Tamke spoke with Canadian Auto Dealer in January 2021 to discuss the CERS and its impacts on dealerships.

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VIDEO: Canadian Auto Dealer — Cyber Threats and the Dark Web

MNP’s Eugene Ng spoke with Canadian Auto Dealer in October 2020 about how the pandemic has changed the cyber security risk landscape and how dealers can protect themselves.

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WEBINAR:  Find your way forward

We teamed up with NCM Associates and Canadian Auto Dealer for a four-part webinar series to help you navigate pandemic-related challenges. 

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VIDEO:  Canadian Auto Dealer automobiles — Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

MNP’s Trevor Tamke spoke with Affaires automobiles in July 2020 to discuss the CEWS and its impacts on dealerships.

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Video: Canadian Auto Dealer – Federal wage subsidy applications

MNP’s Trevor Tamke spoke with Canadian Auto Dealer on the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, how dealerships can qualify and what the new additions mean.

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Video: Canadian Auto Dealer – Forecasting cash flow during the pandemic

MNP’s Michelle Miller talks about the critical steps dealers need to consider amid COVID-19

Insights

  • Confidence

    August 31, 2022

    FAQ: Canada’s new luxury tax and dealerships

    There are many questions dealerships have about how Canada’s new Select Luxury Items Tax Act will impact their business. MNP has responded to the most common ones here, to help you adjust to and comply with the new legislation.

  • Confidence

    April 05, 2022

    Considerations for dealerships looking to pay individuals as contractors or via a corporation

    Dealerships need to be extra cautious of potential financial and tax-related pitfalls as they decide how to work with contractors versus employees.

  • Performance

    March 07, 2022

    BC Budget 2022 introduces major tax incentives for zero-emissions vehicles

    With the recent announcement of BC’s 2022 Provincial Budget, residents that own, purchase, and sell zero-emission vehicles should be aware of new tax incentives that may apply to them.