Member News

Future Leaders Spotlight: Brent Addison (April 15, 2021)

Brent Addison President, Addison Fleet What brought you to the asset-based finance and leasing industry? You could sort of say it was in my blood. Addison Fleet was started by my grandfather in 1956 as part of his Cadillac dealership in downtown Toronto, and later taken over by my father, along with the rest of …read more

Jake Thun (1938-2021) (March 11, 2021)

Jake Thun (1938-2021) We were sad to learn of the passing of Jake Thun.  As President of Royal Bank Leasing, he served on the Board of Directors of the CFLA and, before that, on the Board of one of its predecessor associations, the Equipment Leasing Association of Canada. Jake was a central player in CFLA’s …read more

Accord Financial Corp. announces the launch of AccordExpress (January 21, 2021)

Accord Financial Corp. announces the launch of AccordExpress, a unique process providing immediate financial support for Canadian entrepreneurs TORONTO, DECEMBER 16, 2020 AccordExpress is in part supported by the Export Development Canada (EDC) Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) Guarantee. In partnership with EDC, Accord has already delivered financing solutions tailored to larger companies, AccordExpress simplifies …read more

Annual Report: 2020 (October 8, 2020)

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Equifax Canada and Creditsafe Align to Bring International Insight to Canadian Businesses (February 6, 2020)

Equifax Canada® and Creditsafe, a global business intelligence leader, today announced a new partnership to improve opportunities for Canadian businesses to leverage world class data to make informed business decisions. With this partnership, Equifax Canada customers will be able to access Creditsafe’s global coverage of business data, while Creditsafe will be able to provide immediate …read more

Angela Armstrong Named New Chair of the CFLA Board of Directors (September 24, 2019)

Toronto, ON, September 24, 2019. At its 46th Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC, the Canadian Finance & Leasing Association (CFLA) named Angela Armstrong, President of Prime Capital Group, new Chair of the Board of Directors. For more information, see document below. Related Document(s): Title: Angela Armstrong Named New Chair of the CFLA Board of Directors …read more

CFLA Member of the Year 2019 (September 19, 2019)

At the 46th CFLA Annual Conference CFLA Chair Richard McAuliffe announced the David Powell CFLA Member of the Year 2019. For more information, see document below. Related Document(s): Title: CFLA Member of the Year 2019 …read more

Accord Financial Corp. and Concentra Bank Announcement (September 19, 2019)

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Annual Report: 2018 – 2019 (September 17, 2019)

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Stonebriar Commercial Finance Canada Closes a $35 million Equipment Lease (June 11, 2019)

Stonebriar Commercial Finance Canada announced the closing of a $35 million equipment lease facility with a joint venture majority owned by an investment grade strategic industrial and a natural resources focused private equity group. The joint venture operates one of the highest-grade iron ore mines in the world. The leased assets consist of new power …read more