Emeryville Collision~CSN and HailCraft donate $25,000 to local community centre

By P. Palak Tecumseh, Ontario — February 24, 2014 — Hailstorms can damage entire communities, but at the same time they can bring communities together. This was demonstrated recently by Emeryville Collision~CSN and HailCraft when the companies made a joint donation of $25,000 to the Lakeshore Multi Recreational Centre. A summer hailstorm rocked the town […]

Guelph Paint & Bumper demos new 3M products at Leggett’s Collision~CSN

By P. Palak Orangeville, Ontario — February 24, 2014 — Leggett’s Collision~CSN in Orangeville, Ont. recently played host to a demonstration of 3M equipment by Guelph Paint & Bumper. The demo focused on new products that have already been launched in the U.S. but won’t be available in Canada until March. The new products on […]

S-B cooks up latest Lobster Tools-branded cordless riveters

  The R1B1 is one of two new cordless rivets from S-B Industries.    St. Louis, Missouri — February 24, 2014 — S-B Industries is pleased to introduce the R1B1 and R1B2 from Lobster Tools, the latest addition to the company’s cordless riveting technology. The newest installments of the Lobster brand, the R1B1 and R1B2, untether operators from […]

Uni-Select completes acquisition of Metro Paint Supplies Group

Boucherville, Quebec — February 24, 2014 — Uni-Select has announced that its subsidiary FinishMaster has completed the acquisition of the assets of Metro Paint Supplies Group, which includes the assets of Metro Paint Supplies, Inc., Midwest Refinishings Supply, Inc. and Automotive Coatings & Equipment LLC. This acquisition will increase FinishMaster’s presence in both the Chicago […]

Intact to acquire Metro General Insurance

Toronto, Ontario — February 24, 2014 Intact Financial Corporation has signed a definitive share purchase agreement for the acquisition of Newfoundland and Labrador-based Metro General Insurance Corporation Limited. The transaction, whose terms were not disclosed, is expected to close later this year upon receipt of the appropriate regulatory approvals. Metro General Insurance Corporation is a […]

Changes coming to Ontario auto insurance DRS following 28-point report

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — February 24, 2014 — The province has released its final report containing 28 recommendations tailored to improve Ontario’s auto insurance dispute resolution system (DRS). The DRS review was delivered to the Ontario Ministry of Finance by J. Douglas Cunningham, a former associate chief justice of the province’s Superior Court, […]