Steve Bellefontaine takes gold medal in Nova Scotia

Medalists at the Nova Scotia Car Painting competition. From left: Alyse Nauss (bronze), Nicole Hamilton (silver) and Steve Bellefontaine (gold).

By Barett Poley Dartmouth, Nova Scotia — April 18, 2017 — Nova Scotia recently held its annual Skills Competition, drawing together students from across the province to go head-to-head. Steve Bellefontaine took the gold medal in the Car Painting competition, narrowly edging out competitors Nicole Hamilton (silver) and Alyse Nauss (bronze). This year’s competition took […]

The Long Road: Business longevity in Canada’s collision repair industry

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Peterborough, Ontario — April 18, 2017 — Collision Repair magazine is pleased to announce the return of our weekly surveys, dedicated to providing you with a snapshot of various aspects of the autobody business and the larger automotive claims economy. Watch for new surveys every Wednesday! This week’s survey looks at business longevity across Canada. […]

CARSTAR North America to hold combined Canada and US conference in Charlotte

CARSTAR North America will hold its first combined conference at the Westin Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina. The world-famous Charlotte Motor Speedway will also serve as a venue for this year’s conference.

Hamilton, Ontario — April 17, 2017 — CARSTAR’s Canadian and US arms will hold their first combined conference as CARSTAR North America this August in Charlotte, North Carolina.  CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is the US arm of the company. The organization joined Driven Brands in 2015. CARSTAR Canada integrated with its namesake to the […]