CARSTAR Oakville East hosts open house

Oakville, Ontario — November 18, 2013 — Oakville CARSTAR East held an open house on Nov. 14 to celebrate the official opening of its new location at 916 Winston Churchill Blvd. in Oakville, Ont. In attendance were over 100 industry stakeholders, including insurer and vendor partners, as well as representatives from CARSTAR Collision & Glass. […]

Drake Towing hauls in tows of the day online

By Andrew Ardizzi Vancouver, British Columbia — November 18, 2013 — Drake Towing is no stranger to exotic tows and aren’t shy about showcasing their sometimes extraordinary operations, choosing to feature a number of their more notable towing jobs inside a “Tow of the Day” feature online. “It’s just something we decided to throw on […]

Ministry of Labour announces mandatory safety training deadline for Ontario employers

Source: Workplace Safety North Toronto, Ontario — November 18, 2013 — Effective July 1, 2014, Ontario employers will have to ensure that all workers and supervisors have completed a basic occupational health and safety awareness training program. The first of its kind in North America, the new regulation mandates basic safety awareness training for all […]

Intact announces executive appointments

Toronto, Ontario — November 18, 2013 Charles Brindamour, Chief Executive Officer of Intact Financial Corporation, has announced a number of changes to the roles and responsibilities of members of the company’s Executive Committee. Louis Gagnon, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, will become President, Service and Distribution. In his new role, he will oversee the […]

Canadian Apprenticeship Journal: Engaging Canada’s indigenous peoples in the trades

Ottawa, Ontario — November 18, 2013 — Aboriginal peoples are well-represented in the skilled trades, with participation roughly equal to representation in the Canadian population.  As population growth among indigenous peoples continues to outpace the Canadian average, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum says Aboriginal peoples will continue to be an important segment of the skilled trades […]

EcoTrek painted with Axalta wins at SEMA

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania — November 18, 2013 — Axalta Coating Systems’ custom waterborne, Beyond Bronze paint on a Ford F-350 truck received favorable attention from attendees and judges at last week’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nev. The F-350 was customized with recycled and eco-sensitive materials by the EcoTrek Foundation EcoTrek […]