Can You Believe This?! July 22, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — You won’t believe what we’ve got in store for you this Friday! From truck modifications that’ll turn your head sideways to nightmare-inducing paint jobs–this weekly Collision Repair Can You Believe This is sure to render a chuckle.

Tuesday Ticker: March 29, 2022

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this weekly Tuesday Ticker, General Motors cooperates with authorities following a former manager’s arrest on bribery charges, while Rivian suffers another blow in market analyst predictions.  Fixed bids and bribery A former General Motors manager has been accused of taking US$3.45 million in bribes from a South Korean parts supplier, according […]

Open for Applications: Tropicana 2022 Auto Body Pre-Apprenticeship accepting participants

Toronto, Ontario — Tropicana Community Centre is accepting participants for its 2022 Auto Body Pre-Apprenticeship L-1 program, a program designed to deliver students with a basic understanding of autobody repair and arms them for apprenticeship on the production floor. Funded by the Government of Ontario, Tropicana’s tuition-free Auto Body Pre-Apprenticeship program includes six weeks of […]

Industry Insider: Exit strategies with Greg Wing of Simplicity Car Care

Toronto, Ontario — It’s a secret to none that the Canadian collision repair workforce touts a high age demographic. We may wish we were immortal, but that’s just not the reality. So—have you given any thought to an exit strategy? Tune in to this week’s Industry Insider podcast to hear from Greg Wing, the director […]

Level Up: Skills Canada hosting Feb. 24 event aimed at skilled trades awareness

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— On February 24, Skills Canada is hosting its free 2022 Level Up! event to promote youth involvement in the skilled trades across Canada. According to the event agenda, the day-long event, set to run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature a host of sessions dedicated to promoting youth interest in […]

Holy Hail: Regina’s summer hailstorm spurs $90 million in claims, 11,000 auto claims

Regina, Saskatchewan ⁠—  An Aug. 31 hailstorm that pummeled the Regina, Sask. area has resulted in 11,004 auto claims, according to Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI). In the city of Regina alone, SGI received 8,390 auto claims. Thus far, total damages calculated will likely cost more than $90 million, says SGI.  Jonathan Bergen, the owner of […]

Tuesday Ticker: November 2, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— This week, Uber outperforms lift in the immediate aftermath of pandemic lockdowns; automakers announce Q3 losses across the board and Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks to solve world hunger with the UN’s assistance. Do you even Lyft? Market analysts say that Uber is outperforming Lyft as ridesharing ramps up from pandemic lows. […]