Licensed Motor Dealers Division

Members of the Licensed Motor Dealers Division (LMD) are automotive retailers, primarily selling pre-owned vehicles. They are independent dealers, as opposed to franchised new car dealers. All LMD members are licensed and registered by the Motor Vehicle Sales Authority of B.C. (MVSA) and comply with all provincial regulations concerning the sale of cars and trucks.

LMD Executive Committee

Division Chair

Vice Chair

Executive Committee

Cody Darby, Western Canada Remarketing, Delta

Nairn McKenna, Company of Cars, Vancouver

Lionel Wardrop, BCS Auto Sales, Vancouver
Derrick Arki, BCS Auto Sales, Vancouver
John McDonald, Adesa Auctions Vancouver, Richmond
Marc Bergevin, Adesa Auctions Vancouver, Richmond
Al Cameron, Bluenose Motor Co. Ltd., Parksville
Rob Libera, Blue Star Motors, Vancouver
Paul Regehr, Clover Auto Sales Ltd., Surrey

LMD Contact Information:
Dejla Sabanac, Industry Relations Advisor

LMD Frequently Asked Questions

Answer: In B.C., the regulator for licensed motor dealers is the Motor Vehicle Sales Authority. Click here to visit the MVSA website.

Answer: Yes – the ARA has launched an employment website at that includes career profiles, links to training resources, and a job bank where employers can post job vacancies.

Licensed Motor Dealers Division News

Dealers Buying Vehicles with Outstanding Claims

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) clarifies the rules on purchasing vehicles with outstanding ICBC claims. The following text was provided by the Insurance ...
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ARA’s Advocacy: New Incentives on Used EVs

Purchasers of pre-owned zero-emission vehicles in British Columbia are eligible to receive an exemption from the seven percent provincial sales tax (PST). Effective February 23, ...
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The ARA Welcomes PST Exemption on Used ZEVs

Effective February 23, 2022, the purchase or lease of used zero-emission vehicles is exempt from provincial sales tax (PST). The exemption is in effect until February ...
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