What is OMCA?

The four essential and fundamental pillars of the OMCA brand values are:

Opportunity
Mutual
Care
Advice

August 2009 marked OMCA’s 80th Anniversary. OMCA could not have reached this milestone in its history without the many volunteer hours that have been put forth by its members serving on OMCA’s Board of Directors and various committees over the years. OMCA is proud of its achievements and is dedicated to progress into the future.

OMCA Mission

To enhance the growth and viability of our members’ organizations, and the safety and quality of industry services through education, awareness and advocacy.

OMCA Vision

OMCA is a member-driven organization that is an indispensable business partner with our members.

Statement on Policy

The Association values its reputation for integrity. It expects its Directors, Officers and members to exercise the utmost good faith in their business relationships. Although customs and standards of ethics may vary in different business environments, honesty and integrity must characterize business activities. Results are not to be achieved at the cost of violation of laws or regulations, or through unscrupulous dealings. The objectives of the Association are to support a high standard of industry service to the traveling public and to develop and maintain representation with Government on behalf of its members.

Laws and Regulations

The Association directs its board of Directors and Officers to strive for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations in conducting the affairs of its business. In some instances laws and regulations may be ambiguous and difficult to interpret. The management of the Association has access to legal advice and should seek such advice, as it is necessary, in complying with the observance of all laws and regulations.

Code of Ethics

The following are the standards of the professional conduct by which members of OMCA shall be guided in their dealings with the public, all levels of Government and each other.  Our business activities will be characterized truthfulness, fairness and integrity.

We will be loyal to the Association and will pursue and support its objectives and be active in its work.

We will obey all applicable laws and regulations of the Federal, Provincial, State and Municipal authorities in respect of them.

We will do our best to keep informed of the latest developments pertinent to the improvement of the motor coach industry.

We will do our best to enhance the image of the motor coach industry.

We will not seek any unfair advantage over anyone else and will not be disrespectful of the business of a fellow member.

Each member of the Association understands and agrees that the above principles constitute the Code of Ethics of the Ontario Motor Coach Association, and a breech of this Code of Ethics could result in disciplinary action by the Association against them, including withdrawal of membership rights in the Association.