REGIONAL NEWS | BRITISH COLUMBIA

RUSTED OUT The valley around Tappen, B.C. is about to get a little less rusty now that Mike Hall announced that he auctioned off most of his 550-strong car collection in October. As one half of the History Channel’s “Rust Valley Restorers”, Hall has spent decades building his impression collection of vintage vehicles in southern […]

REGIONAL NEWS | ALBERTA

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TRUCK TALK A column denouncing Canada’s love affair with trucks was published by the Globe and Mail this summer, and boy, oh boy did it ever get a response. Both truck lovers and haters alike took to their devices to share their thoughts on the matter, with Albertan and Saskatchewan Premiers Jason Kenney and Scott […]

SASKATCHEWAN | REGIONAL NEWS

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REGINA RECOVERING While the real costs are of course still being tallied up, SGI places the amount of vehicle damage claims they received in the days following Tuesday night’s hailstorm at more than 3,700. Reports of golf ball-sized hail extend as far as Assiniboia, 130 kilometres southwest of the storm’s eye in Regina. “It’s been […]

REGIONAL NEWS | MANITOBA

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REELING IN THE NET Auto claims costs are down in Manitoba as the provincial insurer reported a 27.3 percent drop in the first quarter of 2021. The cost reduction takes the form of a $89.4 million savings for MPI. MPI also reported $115.5 million in net income for the first three months of the year […]

REGIONAL NEWS | ONTARIO

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COMMUNITY MATTERS It’s no secret that big things can happen when a community works together in the name of positive change. The question is: how do you motivate a community to put in the effort necessary to make the world a better place? Waterdown Collision, a Hamilton-based collision repair centre owned by Margaret and Domenic […]

REGIONAL NEWS | QUEBEC

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BENZ DELUXE AutoCanada is breaking in on the Benz market as the dealer group announced the acquisition of Autolux MB Collison in Montreal. Autolux has been in operation for over 30 years and is a certified Mercedes-Benz collision centre. The business operates out of a facility with more than 15 production bays and is strategically […]

REGIONAL NEWS | ATLANTIC

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FRESH COAT OF PAINT What’s that song you’ve got stuck in your head? Oh, might it be CSN Collision Clinic’s newly revitalized jingle, featuring Newfoundland’s own Evelyn Jess. CSN Collision Clinic ran a contest this summer to find the best rendition of the brand’s famous jingle, in exchange for an artist development grant from the […]