Heavy Learning: HD Repair Forum announces education lineup for in-person event

Fort Worth, Texas — This year’s Heavy Duty (HD) Repair Forum will focus on the impact of new vehicle technology and prepare the heavy- and medium-duty collision repair industry for the increasing number of electrified and ADAS-equipped vehicles on the road today. It is scheduled for April 5-6 at the Hilton in Fort Worth, Texas. […]

‘Til Next Time: CCIF Vancouver cancelled due to unpredictability around COVID-19

Vancouver, British Columbia — The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has now officially cancelled its in-person Vancouver event slated for September 23 and 24, 2021.  Paul Prochilo, CCIF chairman, says that it’s disappointing that they have to cancel this year, but they are looking forward to planning next year’s event.   “Despite a slow start, […]

CCIF announced schedule for January 25 of next CCIF

A scanning panel at a previous CCIF.

By Erin McLaughlin Mississauga, Ontario — January 4, 2017 — Be prepared for another full day of CCIF, and then some. The schedule and speakers have been announced for Thursday, January 25. Historically, the conference has been dominated by its Friday events, but this year attendees can look forward to a full Thursday schedule, and […]

VeriFacts: Increased discussion between repairers, OEMs and insurers is vital

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By Tom Davis Toronto, Ontario — November 27, 2017 — As new technologies change the landscape of the repair industry, increased dialogue among repairers, OEMs and insurers is vital for the longevity of companies within its ecosystem. A packed audience of more than 120 industry stakeholders heard this message at the inaugural Canadian VeriFacts meeting, […]

CCIF kicks off 2017 with Cars & Technology Showcase

At the 2017 CCIF Cars & Technology Showcase. CCIF continues with a full slate of speakers and panel discussions on January 27.

Vaughan, Ontario — January 26, 2017 — The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) kicked off its first meeting of 2017 at Universal Event Space in Vaughan, Ontario, with the Cars & Technology Showcase on January 26. The event continues on January 27 with the formal opening of the meeting by Chairman Joe Carvalho of Economical […]

Autonomous vehicles, scans on the slate for CCIF Montreal

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Ottawa, Ontario — April 21, 2016 — The next meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) takes place in Montreal, Quebec on May 27, 2016. Registration is now open for the event taking place at Hotel Omni Mont-Royal in Montreal. Presentations at the Montreal meeting will be in both English and French and will […]

CCIF releases OEM Spotlight videos

John Mancuso of Toyota Canada is featured in the first video. Other videos in the series showcase representatives from Honda, BMW, Audi, Ford and Porsche.

By Mike Davey Vaughan, Ontario — April 11, 2016 — The most recent meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) was like no other meeting before. The attendance was higher than any other CCIF meeting since the organization’s inception, with over 600 stakeholders crowded into the Universal Event Space in Vaughan. In addition to the […]

Registration opens for CCIF Montreal

The next meeting of the CCIF will take place at Hotel Omni Mont-Royal in Montreal.

Ottawa, Ontario — March 20, 2016 — The next meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) takes place in Montreal, Quebec on May 27, 2016. Registration is now open for the event taking place at Hotel Omni Mont-Royal in Montreal. Collision Repair magazine will be bringing you preview coverage of this event in coming […]

CCIF announces 2016 Steering Committee

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Ottawa, Ontario — January 5, 2016 — The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has officially announced its Steering Committee for 2016. The Steering Committee guides the establishment of priority areas for action and helps to ensure the continued success of industry events and projects.  Members of the Steering Committee represent all industry stakeholders, including collision […]