TOP OF THEIR GAME

Meet your WorldSkills 2022 competitors for Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing Story by MAX REID More than 500 of the nation’s most talented young tradespeople were in Vancouver or tuned in at home over several days in late May for the return of the Skills Canada National Competition. This year’s partial return to usual event […]

HONKY TONK HOLIDAY

CARSTAR gathers franchisees, partners in Nashville for National Conference Story and photos by ALLISON ROGERS CARSTAR rounded up its franchisees and industry partners in Nashville this summer, where the company’s more than 700 American and Canadian stores were represented. Held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort from July 13 through 15, attendees were treated to days […]

TO SERVE AND BURN RUBBER

Ever seen a drag-racing police car? Story by KATE NG Toronto’s Paint Source Automotive celebrated the relaunch of the Police and Community Educating Racers (P. A.C.E.R.) Program in August, where companies and local organizations gathered for a barbeque and the unveiling of a police-themed drag racing Dodge Dart. The P. A.C.E.R. program is a not-for-profit […]

GLASURIT ON THE GREEN

Jeff Pabst, Pfaff Autoworks; Gloria Mann, Media Matters; Mark Huisman, BASF Canada. Story and photos by ALLISON ROGERS BASF suppliers and stakeholders hit the green for annual golf tourney More than 250 golfers gathered at the Lionhead Golf Course and Country Club in August for the BASF Canada annual golf tournament, where industry stakeholders went […]