Regarding Rates: Saskatchewan bodyshop material rates to remain $6.12 per hour; SGI commits to 6.5 percent paint shop materials increase in 2024

Regina, Saskatchewan —Tom Bissonnette, director of the Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR) and Terry Beattie, SAAR board member and owner of LB Beattie Autobody, recently met with Saskatchewan Government Insurance Management to discuss bodyshop material (BSM) rates, among other topics.  “Bottom line,” wrote Bissonnette in his weekly newsletter to SAAR members. “SGI will leave […]

Stunting Stunt Driving: Drivers in Saskatchewan will now automatically lose license for a week and vehicle for a month for stunt driving

Regina, Saskatchewan — Drivers in Saskatchewan will now automatically lose their license for a week and their vehicle for a month for stunt and high-speed driving, according to the Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI). These new driving penalties came into effect in the province on Wednesday and were initially processed in February. Prior to this change, […]

Zenetec expands operations with strategic acquisition of GTA collision centre

Toronto, Ontario — In a significant expansion move, Zenetec Collision has announced the acquisition of CSN Bayview-Steeles, effective April 1, 2024. This addition marks Zenetec’s continued foray into the GTA market and underscores its strategic growth ambitions. Under William Monteith’s leadership, Zenetec has enhanced its portfolio to include five collision repair centres, two specialty glass […]