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ADESA Winnipeg Doubles Down on Giving Back

ADESA Winnipeg Doubles Down on Giving Back


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ADESA Winnipeg has a long history of charitable giving, which we’ve discussed on Overdrive before. This year, however, the auction team has outdone themselves. In just five short months, ADESA Winnipeg team members and auctioneers have helped to raise more than $2.5 million dollars for a variety of causes and charities. The auctioneers have donated...
Canadian Auctioneer College Graduates First ADESA-Only Class

Canadian Auctioneer College Graduates First ADESA-Only Class


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Being an auctioneer takes a certain personality combined with talent and skill. Today, a large number of our auctioneers have a tenure with us of more than 20 years and a handful with more than 30. But we don’t see many new faces calling the auction. Initially, we didn’t worry about this. We figured that, with the...
Ford of Canada Reveals 2014 Auction Quality Award Winners

Ford of Canada Reveals 2014 Auction Quality Award Winners


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Ford Motor Co. of Canada recently announced winners of two of its prestigious awards: the 2014 Auction Quality Award and the 2014 Reconditioning Excellence Award. ADESA Canada auctions were once again recognized for superior service and excellent quality, and I couldn’t be prouder of the teams at these award-winning auctions. Congratulations our 2014 Auction Quality...
ADESA Winnipeg Celebrates Longstanding Relationship with Variety

ADESA Winnipeg Celebrates Longstanding Relationship with Variety


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For more than 25 years, ADESA Winnipeg has worked very closely with Variety, The Children’s Charity of Manitoba. The partnership has raised more than $1 million for Variety and has helped improve the lives of countless children and families in Manitoba. Our partnership with Variety is unique because we are not simply handing them a...
ADESA Winnipeg raises more than $3 million for Manitoba charities

ADESA Winnipeg raises more than $3 million for Manitoba charities


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During the past year, ADESA Winnipeg has made an outstanding focus on their philanthropic efforts. With the support of Gregg Maidment, senior vice president, Western Canada and general manager of ADESA Winnipeg, the auction location has actively supported charities in Manitoba since it opened almost 30 years ago. In addition to a record number of...
ADESA Canada vehicle donation program supports JDRF

ADESA Canada vehicle donation program supports JDRF


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At ADESA Canada, we’ve recently launched an exciting new program in collaboration with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Advocating for JDRF is a cause many ADESA employees are passionate about. From raffles and fundraisers at ADESA locations to car shows and special event car auctions, we’ve been able to raise hundreds of thousands of...
Cool Injected business book: Executive Stamina

Cool Injected business book: Executive Stamina


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As part of our Cool Injected business series, we’re sharing a few of our favorite leadership, technology, marketing and customer service books that can help add horsepower to your business. This week’s book is “Executive Stamina.” For my book selection, I chose Executive Stamina by Marty and Joshua Seldman. From the book’s description: “In today’s...
ADESA Halifax holds public Mustang auction with Nova Scotia Mustang Club

ADESA Halifax holds public Mustang auction with Nova Scotia Mustang Club


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While the majority of ADESA auctions are generally closed to the public and only attended by registered wholesale car dealers, we do host public auctions at a few select locations. Public sale days allow us to share a wide variety of vehicles like cars, boats, RVs, heavy-duty trucks and special collections with independent buyers.  Additionally,...
ADESA Canada partners with CarProof

ADESA Canada partners with CarProof


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We’re very excited to announce a new partnership with ADESA Canada and CarProof, Canada’s leading provider of vehicle history reports. CarProof reports provide complete, transparent information on a vehicle from the moment it is built, including all owner locations, accidents and maintenance records. When a dealer makes a purchase at an ADESA Canada location, the...