Toronto, Ontario — Non-dealer affiliated repairers struggle every day trying to access the data they need to fix vehicles, and according to an industry executive on a recent AIA Canada webinar, the OEMs wouldn’t have it any other way. The Automotive Industries Association of Canada held a webinar several weeks ago, called “ The Data […]
John Joins the Team: Uniparts welcomes John Donald as national accounts manager for Ont., Alta., B.C.
Mississauga. Ontario – The Uniparts O.E.M. team welcomed John Donald as its new national key accounts manager for the Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia markets this week. Having recently moved to Canada from the United Kingdom, Donald brings more than 15 years of experience and knowledge in the collision repair sector. He began on the production […]
Kitchener, Ontario — In a bizarre act of so-called justice, environmental activists in Kitchener have claimed responsibility after deflating tires of over 30 SUVs. Admissions from the group come after Waterloo police received more than 30 calls of property damage overnight Sunday. The damage comes from parked SUVs within the Glasgow Heights and Stanley Park […]
St. Thomas, Ontario — McGregor Auto Parts in St. Thomas, Ont. celebrated its sixtieth year in business a couple of weeks ago; not with a trip to Value Village to take advantage of the 30 percent off seniors discount, but with a huge community barbecue packed with food, classic cars and prizes. St. Thomas locals […]
The Cat’s out of the Bag: Manitoba catalytic converter theft combatted by new scrap metal legislation
Winnipeg, Manitoba — New regulations have been enacted by the Manitoba government to combat increases in catalytic converter theft throughout the province. These new rules were put into place Monday and contain strict guidelines for record-keeping of transactions regarding scrap metal sales. Recyclers who buy scrap metal are now required to detail every transaction involving […]