Doubling Down: Your Data Your Choice petition doubles signatures in two weeks

Ottawa, Ontario — The Change.org petition created in support of the Your Data. Your Choice campaign demanding consumer access to vehicle data has garnered more than 20,000 signatures, double its numbers just over two weeks after hitting 10,000 signatures on March 10. The Canadian campaign advocating for consumer control of vehicle data–which is currently ruled […]

Calling the Movers and Shakers: AIA Canada seeks Young Leader of the Year nominations

Ottawa, Ontario ⁠— The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) is seeking nominations for its Young Professionals in the Aftermarket Committee’s Young Leader of the Year award. This annual award recognizes efforts of an outstanding individual under the age of 45 that excels in leadership, is involved in AIA as a volunteer, shows committment […]

AIA Asks: Industry feedback wanted on DCM to strip paint in autobody sector

Ottawa, Ontario — AIA Canada has received a request for information from Environment and Climate Change Canada to determine if the current risk management strategy for dichloromethane (DCM), a substance used to strip paint, is sufficient or if new measures should be considered.  When the government investigates a substance’s risk-management strategy, the industry must provide […]

Fight for Your Rights: AIA Canada rallies for Your Data. Your Choice industry support

Ottawa, Ontario – As the Your Data. Your Choice movement gains momentum across North America, the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) is urging collision repairers to take action in the fight for access to vehicle data. During Tuesday’s Your Data. Your Choice webinar session, J.F. Champagne, AIA Canada president and Bill Hanvey, CEO […]

AIA Canada Wants You: Applications open for Board of Directors

Ottawa, Ontario — You could be the next member appointed to the Automotive Industries Association of Canada’s (AIA Canada) board of directors. Every year at AIA Canada, two or more directors complete their term on the board. It is the responsibility of the nominating committee to propose a slate of new directors for consideration to […]