A New Field: SkillsTrader partners with Nike Canada to run youth flag football camp

Calgary, Alberta — SkillsTrader has scored a touchdown through a new partnership with Nike Canada that will get young people out on the field for a flag football tournament. Seeing a bridge between the physical and team skills that come with playing youth sports and those that can be uncovered in a skilled trade, SkillsTrader […]

Skills Exchange: Sask Polytech partners with Kenyan trade school to support auto, welding programs

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan Polytechnic has extended an intercontinental helping hand to Weru Vocational Technical College in Kenya, announcing a partnership between the two schools that aims to improve automotive and welding programs in the country. The partnership will see Sask Polytech faculty meeting virtually with their Kenyan counterparts to help develop training programs and, […]

Charity Auction: Acura Canada makes largest single donation to Make-a-Wish Canada

Toronto, Ontario — Acura Canada is making a difference simply by selling cars, as the automaker announced that the online auction of a 2022 Acura NSX Type S has led to the donation of $306,364.90 to Make-a-Wish Canada. In what has turned out to be the Make-a-Wish’s largest one-time donation by a single donor, Acura’s […]

Blizzard Buddies: Calgary names 78 snow plows as part of community contest

Calgary, Alberta — They say good things come in groups of 78. Actually, no one says that but they might start when they hear about Calgary’s snow plow fleet and the names bestowed upon them to the public as part of a community contest. The city of Calgary launched a contest last fall asking the […]

Brantford Elves: CARSTAR Torcam Group donates $3,000 in gifts to Salvation Army

Hamilton, Ontario — Santa has sub-contractors in the CARSTAR Torcam Group, who brought the cheer to their local community this holiday season in the form of $3,000 in gifts donated to the Salvation Army Brantford and Salvation Army Simcoe. Led by partners Javier Torres, Sebastian Torres and Liliana Galeano, the CARSTAR Torcam Group owns  CARSTAR […]

Team Toyota: B.C. Toyota dealers donate $36,750 to Red Cross flood relief

Toronto, Ontario — Toyota’s B.C. Dealers Association played a big part in helping their neighbours get back on their feet following November’s severe rainfall, contributing to a combined donation of $151,750 to Canadian Red Cross and its British Columbia Floods and Extreme Weather Appeal. The donation was put towards food and lodging for those affected […]