Workers Wanted: Quebec welcomes temporary foreign autobody workers

Montreal, Quebec — Autobody workers in Quebec can now be hired without employers searching for Canadians first. Quebec’s Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is a list of high-demand jobs which allows employers to hire temporary foreign workers directly, without proving that they tried and failed to find qualified Canadians first. Updates to the LMIA by […]

ASE Expands: ASE certification testing expanding in Canada

Toronto, Ontario — The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), an organization that works to improve the quality of vehicle repair by testing and certifying automotive professionals has recently expanded its certification testing in Canada. This expansion was made possible through its acquisition of Vancouver-based Paragon Testing Enterprises by Prometric.  “Prometric has been a […]

COVID Courtesy: Magna, GM and Honda give employees paid time off for vaccine

Toronto, Ontario — Magna International, General Motors Canada and Honda Canada are providing paid- time off for employees in Ontario to get the COVID-19 vaccine. While the vaccination policies differ slightly across the companies, none of them are requiring their employees to get vaccinated, however, they are merely encouraging it through education and paid time off. […]