In Memoriam: Evan Charles Miller, 1984-2024

Fort Erie, Ontario — Collision Repair is extending sincere condolences to the entire Miller family and the Miller’s Auto Recycling team regarding the sudden loss of Evan Charles Miller. The operator of Miller Metal in Fort Erie, Ontario, Evan was a self-taught metal fabricator for more than nine years and was responsible for a number […]

Look at This Lineup: OARA unveils 2024 Convention & Trade Show schedule

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— The Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) has released its 2024 annual Convention & Trade Show schedule, slated for March 21 through March 23 at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre in Markham, Ont. An OARA Board Meeting will take place on Thursday, March 21 before the festivities fully kick off at 1 […]

No Deal at the Docks: Vancouver port strike resumes as union rejects four-year wage proposal

Vancouver, British Columbia — Dockworkers in Vancouver are back on the picket line following the rejection of a four-year wage proposal set forth by the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association on Tuesday. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), which represents the workers at Canada’s largest port, voted down the terms set by the BCMEA. […]

Back in Business: B.C. port activities resume as tentative agreement is met

Vancouver, British Columba — Operations have resumed as normal at B.C. ports, following a tentative agreement between the port worker’s association and the workers’ union. The strike lasted 13 days–any longer and analysts were worried it would impede any progress made since COVID froze up international supply chains. Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association President Flavio Volpe […]

Bumps Ahead: Auto parts, material deliveries could be disrupted if Port of Vancouver workers strike

Vancouver, British Columbia — The automotive supply chain could see serious delays if longshore workers in Vancouver cannot reach an agreement with the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA). The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada, representing more than 7,000 workers in the Port of Vancouver—Canada’s largest port—served the BCMEA with a 72-hour strike notice […]