Construction of Haiti Arise collision school to begin in January

Lisa and Marc Honorat, founders of Haiti Arise, with Tom Bissonnette (centre). The organization has announced that construction of the teaching facility dedicated to collision repair will begin in January 2018.

Grand Goave, Haiti — October 13, 2017 — Haiti Arise Technical Institute has announced that the construction of the teaching facility dedicated to collision repair in Haiti will begin in January 2018. The announcement comes after Haiti Arise partnered with organizations within the collision repair industry, including CCIF in Canada and CIC in the USA, […]

AIA Canada presents on importance of apprenticeships to Minister of Employment

AIA presentation

By CRM Staff Peterborough, Ontario — October 13, 2017 — The challenges and opportunities of apprenticeships in the automotive industry were the main discussion points of a recent presentation made by France Daviault, Senior Director of Stakeholder Relations for AIA Canada, to the Economic and Social Development’s Commission (ESDC) employer forum and the Minister of Employment, […]

Guild 21: George Avery on potential best practices for DRPs

George Avery

By Tom Davis Newport Beach, California — October 13, 2017 — The latest Guild 21 conference call aimed to create a conversation on how to improve the relationship between shops and insurers in regards to direct repair programs (DRPs). The guest was George Avery, formerly of State Farm, and now an independent consultant.  Avery, who […]