People and Policy: AIA Canada meeting MPs in Ottawa for right to repair talks

Ottawa, Ontario — The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) was in the nation’s capital on Tuesday, alongside a team of 20 association members from across Canada, to bring the struggle for the right to repair to the steps of parliament. The association’s message to MPs and policymakers was clear: “Give Canadian consumers a choice […]

Community Spirit: SAAR director, Sask. Polytech alum donates $60K for BETAG autobody repair tools

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — Students in Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s auto body technician certificate program can look forward to working with modern BETAG equipment and software, thanks to a generous donation by polytech alumni, Barb and Tom Bissonnette. The tools include reverse presses, weld-on metal tags and pullers, induction heaters, glue tabs and pullers. All of these allow […]

Pearl Anniversary: Fix Auto celebrates 30 years in operation

Toronto, Ontario — When most people turn 30, they develop an affinity for frisbee golf and IPAs. When Fix Auto turns 30, a global team of auto industry innovators look back on three decades of expansion and progression for the collision repair world. “Our 30th anniversary is a celebration of the many individuals, organizations and […]

Friends in the Falls: ACE, CCS National Network meeting kicks off in Niagara Falls, Ont.

Niagara Falls, Ontario — The annual Automotive Conference and Expo (ACE) kicks off today at the Fallsview Resort in Niagara Falls. Held in conjunction with the Consolidated Collision Services (CCS) National Network meeting, ACE sessions will kick off at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, with an introduction from event host, radio and TV personality John Schols, followed […]