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 […]

Proudly Certified: AkzoNobel attains Top Employer for 2021

Amsterdam, Netherlands — AkzoNobel’s focus on engagement and employee well-being has paid off, as the company has received Top Employer certification in five markets: The United Kingdom, China, Brazil, United States, and the Netherlands.  “Focusing on employee well-being, engagement and development have helped ensure our continued success through all the unprecedented challenges in 2020,” said […]

Hyundai Auto Canada recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada

Don Romano, president and chief executive officer of Hyundai Auto Canada.

   By CRM Staff   Markham, Ontario — April 26, 2018 — Hyundai Auto Canada has been recognized by Great Place to Work Canada as one of 50 Best Workplaces for 2018, receiving the title “Best Workplaces in Canada – Large and Multinational Organizations.”   “We are beyond thrilled to be recognized as a Best […]

Centennial College hosts info session for Tropicana students

Future Tropicana students touring Centennial College's facilities.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — April 2, 2018 — This past Friday, Centennial College invited a number of interested student applicants from Tropicana Employment Centre for an information session and a tour of the autobody and collision repair lab. They also toured the welding lab and the paint booth areas. This was preceded […]

Automotive industry recognized in Canada’s top 100 employers of 2018

Top employers

By Erin McLaughlin Toronto, Ontario — December 6, 2017 — The Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, a national competition developed to recognize employers offering exceptional workplaces recently announced their 2018 winners. This year, a handful of employers within the automotive industry were chosen—3M, BASF, Ford and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC). Selections are based on […]

CBC News reports on Prince Edward Island’s auto technician shortage

By CRM Staff Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — December 5, 2017 — Business is booming for auto repair shops across Prince Edward Island (PEI), but business owners have concerns about the future of employment and a lack of trained technicians. A report from CBC News found that shops across the island are concerned with an […]

Survey: Will Ontario’s new employment laws affect your business?

Kevin Flynn

By CRM Staff Peterborough, Ontario — November 28, 2017 — Legislation is important to protect the rights of vulnerable workers, but new laws can have a significant effect on the way small firms operate their business. Collision Repair magazine recently found that body shops in Ontario had mixed views on the newly implemented ‘Fair Workplaces, […]