Yves Roy to head Fix Automotive Network in Québec

Yves Roy has joined the Fix Automotive Network in the role of General Manager for the Québec Region.

Blainville, Québec — July 4, 2017 — Jean Charles Dupuis, Chief Operating Officer of the Fix Automotive Network, has announced the appointment of Yves Roy to the position of General Manager of the Fix Automotive Network in the Québec Region. Roy holds almost 30 years of experience in the automotive industry in aftersales service, having held […]

Saskatchewan’s seat belt law turns 40

SGI uses a rollover simulator to demonstrate what happens when people fail to buckle their seat belts.

Regina, Saskatchewan — July 5, 2016 — This year, Saskatchewan’s seat belt law is turning 40. In 1977, Saskatchewan became the third province in Canada to mandate seat belts, after Ontario and Quebec introduced laws the year before. While the mandate was a good start to improving safety on the road, it was initially far […]

Uniparts OEM expands to Alberta

Toronto, Ontario — July 4, 2017 — Uniparts OEM is heading west as it expands to Alberta. Currently serving bodyshops across the provinces of Quebec and Ontario, where the company represents over 250 OEM dealers, Uniparts OEM now aims to expand across the country as a leader in OEM wholesale parts distribution, according to Vice […]

Survey: Trade show the biggest draw at upcoming NACE Automechanika

A view of the floor at the most recent Automechanika Chicago. Now combined with NACE, the 2017 show promises to draw collision repair professionals from across North America and around the world.

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — July 4, 2017 — NACE Automechanika 2017 is less than a month away. As the official Canadian media partner for NACE Automechanika, Collision Repair magazine will be onsite starting on July 26 to bring you all the news from this four-day event. There’s no doubt that the show is […]

Registrations open for Innovations in Apprenticeship workshop

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum logo

Ottawa, Ontario — July 4, 2017 — The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is hosting a two-day workshop on the future of apprenticeships, taking place October 26 and 27 at the Delta Ottawa City Centre. The workshop, titled “Innovations in Apprenticeship: does technology support learning and inclusion?” will teach attendees about alternate delivery options for apprenticeship technical training, […]