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Your guide to everything related to the Canadian towing industry.
 
Dedicated to honouring and celebrating working techs and painters, and students looking to enter the workforce.
 

Steeped in forward thinking practices and environmentally conscious programs, the publication offers a comprehensive look at the recycling industry and how it’s positively reshaping its image.

https://canadianrecycler.ca

 

Non-profit training for the collision repair industry.

https://www.i-car.ca

The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) provides a national venue for all collision industry stakeholders to network, share information, and collaborate to develop solutions to common industry issues and challenges.

https://ccif.ca

The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) is the national association representing the automotive aftermarket industry in Canada.

https://aiacanada.com

Offering a bold, new look at the automotive aftermarket industry in Canada with a focus on salary information of 15 different industry occupations, diversity profile of the sector, job forecasting by  provinces, and just about everything you  need to stay informed on this exciting industry.

https://autoconnex.ca

Estimating

The award-winning series of annual surveys from Collision Advice and CRASH Network
to discover how insurers pay for “not-included” repair procedures.

https://www.crashnetwork.com/collisionadvice.php

DEG helps improve the information in collision repair estimates through feedback about vehicle-specific errors, omissions, and inaccuracies in the database and labor times.

http://degweb.org/

EstimateScrubber.com lets you scrub your estimates against 40+ of the most popular repair rules or create P-Page checksheets.

https://estimatescrubber.com/freescrub.aspx

OEM procedures and tools

OEM repair procedure website portal

https://www.oem1stop.com/

OEM Service Websites (Includes light, medium & heavy duty vehicle OEMs)

https://www.nastf.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3292

Find information about OE auto scan tools in a single location and consistent format.

https://www.nastf.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3823

This tool was developed by ASA and The Auto Alliance to help you find OBD/OBD2 scanner and other auto diagnostic scanner information faster and easier.

https://oerepairinfo.com/

Repairability Technical Support Portal is your comprehensive, information hub designed to respond to the needs of today’s industry professionals.

https://rts.i-car.com

I-CAR’s technical support team receives calls from professionals like you looking for specific collision repair information. To help streamline access, they have complied the most common inquiries.

https://rts.i-car.com/ask-i-car.html

SIR is a feedback service allowing automotive professionals to submit a GAP ISSUE for urgent review by participating OEMs. A GAP ISSUE is a situation where service, collision, vehicle security, tool or training information is suspected to be available to a franchise dealer but not available outside the OEM’s franchise network

https://www.nastf.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3290

Product information and resources for warehouse distributers, mechanical repair shops and collision body shops

https://www.moparrepairconnect.com/

Vendor technical information

Includes letters from the companies in response to questions asked of them.

https://scrs.com/refinish-manufacturer-technical-information/

Make the most of your time in and out of the spray booth with these helpful SOP guides, how-to videos, technical articles, training manuals and more.
 
 

Download documents related to various products in the catalog

http://refinish.basf.us/brands/catalog/

Other

Free annual overview of the industry.

https://www.cccis.com/crash-course-2019

Stay up to date on CCC and get the latest stories, research and opinion from the collision repair industry.

https://www.cccis.com/category/trends

A source for information and expert opinions on the latest technology and business trends.

https://www.mpower.mitchell.com

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