Fuel Surge: CIB invests $500M to develop Canadian ZEV charging, hydrogen refuelling infrastructure

Toronto, Ontario – Last Wednesday, the Canada Infrastructure Bank announced the launch of the Charging and Hydrogen Refuelling Infrastructure Initiative (CHRI), which will seek to invest $500 million into the installation of zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) chargers across Canada. According to the public interest oriented crown corporation, this project aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, accelerate […]

More Seats at SAIT: Alberta trades training investment to open 300 classroom seats

Edmonton, Alberta — The auto body program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is among three training institutions in the province due to receive a boost in classroom funding, thanks to an investment announced last Friday. In addition to its northern counterpart NAIT, as well as Portage College and its many campuses, SAIT’s […]

Relic Recovery: Rust Valley Restorers duo to auction off 300+ vehicles this weekend

Tappen, British Columbia — Mike Hall and Avery Shoaf, better known by their show business moniker, the “Rust Valley Restorers,” are continuing to shed their impressive automotive collections, as the pair prepare to hold a no-reserve auction this weekend where they expect to part with hundreds of vehicles. In a Facebook video,  Hall explained that he […]

Defend Your Digits: Tesla recalls all models for pinch-prone power windows

Toronto, Ontario — A piece of advice for the next time you repair a Tesla —watch your fingers around those windows, as the EV automaker has recalled its entire model lineup from as far back as 2017 for a defect affecting its power window technology. In a report announcing the recall on Sept. 22, the National […]

Barrie’s Most Trusted: Ray Stephenson of Top Shops Barrie dies

Barrie, Ontario — Join the Top Shops Auto Body Supplies family in saying farewell to owner and founder Ray Stephenson, who died Friday at the age of 75. Ray, who first opened his auto body supply store in Barrie in 1980, leaves behind a legacy far surpassing even the decades he spent serving jobbers in […]

Look Both Ways: Elk directs traffic on Alberta highway, issues warning to driver

Jasper, Alberta — In a stunning reversal to the relationship between nature and machines, concerned motorists along an Alberta highway near Jasper recently found themselves being herded to the road’s shoulders by a rogue bull elk out for a stroll. In a video uploaded to YouTube by WildlifeOnVideo, several drivers were forced to stop along […]

Fobbed Off: Car relay theft attacks spreading across Western Canada

Golden, British Columbia – Auto theft is on the rise across Canada, and small towns are no exception. In the past month, the town of Golden witnessed a 60 percent increase in auto theft, according to the RCMP. While the RCMP has not provided further details in its press release, aside from some tips, this […]

Welcome of the Week: CSN Alaska Hi-Way’s

Fort St. John, British Columbia — Let’s all take a trip up north to welcome CSN Alaska Hi-Way’s to the CSN Collision Centres network, as Lift Auto Group’s most recent acquisition begins a new journey with the banner. CSN Alaska Hi-Way’s has been serving the Fort St. John community for the past 40 years and […]