Brandon tower killed while assisting stranded motorist

Brandon, Manitoba — December 12, 2013 — A prominent member of Manitoba’s towing industry has died following a vehicle incident near the community of Sidney. Jason Schaffer, president of Accel Towing & Transport, died while attempting to assist a stranded motorist. Schaffer and his wife, Angela Thompson, started Accel Towing & Transport in 2005 and […]

Boyd Group announces December 2013 cash distribution

Winnipeg, Manitoba — December 16, 2013 — Boyd Group has announced a cash distribution for the month of December 2013 of $0.04 per trust unit. The distribution will be payable on January 29, 2014 to unitholders of record at the close of business on December 31, 2013.   Boyd Group Income Fund’s policy is to […]

New I-CAR course highlights technology and trends

Hoffman Estates, Illinois — December 16, 2013 — Enrollment is now open for the latest in I-CAR’s new vehicle technology training series, Vehicle Technology and Trends 2014 (NEW14). This highly anticipated course utilizes HD-quality videos and activities designed to enhance learning, bringing the excitement of the auto shows to the classroom and offering students a […]

CARSTAR opens new CARSTAR Kingston Appraisal Centre

  Ezel Erkan, manager of the CARSTAR Kingston Appraisal Centre.   Hamilton, Ontario — December 16, 2013 — CARSTAR Automotive Canada has announced the opening of the latest CARSTAR appraisal centre in Ontario. The CARSTAR Kingston Appraisal Centre is located at 2440 Princess St., in Kingston, operating from the Jerome D. Taylor Chevrolet Cadillac dealership. […]

Boyd Autobody stores raise $20,000 for Basics for Babies

By Mike Davey Vancouver, British Columbia — December 16, 2013 — Boyd Autobody & Glass stores in B.C.’s Lower Mainland have given Basics for Babies a big boost. Basics for Babies is an initiative by local radio station JRFM that collects items babies need, such as diapers and formula, and donates it to local food […]

Interactive workshop focuses on advanced production management

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — December 16, 2013 — Once you’ve mastered the basics, it’s time for the advanced class. A recent one-day interactive collision centre workshop titled “Advanced Production Management” was presented by Co-Auto Co-Operative and BASF at the SW Hotel Toronto Airport. The event drew stakeholders from as far away as Ottawa […]

Snow storm leads to collisions every two minutes

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — December 16, 2013 — The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) received its first taste of real winter weather on Saturday, with some areas receiving as much as 30 cm of snow. Other Ontario communities were also under a snowfall warning, from Niagara to Windsor and the communities of Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington […]