Stay in School: L’Expert Carrossier Rive-Sud provides $5K in scholarships to local students

Saint-Romuald, Quebec — When the pandemic hit and management at L’Expert Carrossier Rive-Sud heard that many post-secondary students were being forced to abandon their studies, the collision centre south of Quebec City stepped up to lend some assistance. Through a collaboration between the shop and a local radio station, L’Expert Carrossier Rive-Sud was able to […]

Standard Issue: CIECA to present overview of 2021R2 in Thursday webinar

Toronto, Ontario — It’s time for the biannual CIECA industry check-up and the automotive organization is set to discuss its second standards release of the year, the 2021R2, in a webinar on Thursday. CIECA’s technical project manager, Paulette Reed, will present an overview of the latest changes that are part of the 2021R2 as well […]

Watch for Ghosts: ICBC reminds drivers of pedestrian safety heading into Halloween

Vancouver, British Columbia — With the streets soon to be flooded with trick-or-treaters, ICBC is reminding drivers to keep an eye out for tiny ghouls roaming the roadways as we enter a seasonal uptick of pedestrian-involved crashes. According to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, nearly half of all pedestrian fatalities occur between October and […]

Under Lock and Key: Regina Police warn local auto businesses of increased theft

Regina, Saskatchewan — Last week, the Regina Police Service said it had witnessed an increase in a specific type of business-related auto theft, targeting businesses like auto repair shops and dealerships that use drop-boxes for customers’ vehicle keys. Since August 2021, five separate collision repair centres have reported their drop boxes and the keys inside […]