Heavy Metal: Ontario government invests $500 million into Hamilton steel production

Hamilton, Ontario — On Feb. 15, ArcelorMittal Dofasco and the Ontario government announced a joint investment to modernize steel production facilities in Hamilton. Dubbed a “once-in-a-generation investment,” the $1.8 billion invested by ArcelorMittal and the $500 million by the Ontario government will replace Hamilton’s coal-fed coke ovens and blast furnaces with hydrogen-based electric arc furnaces. […]

He Man: Mazda flipped at McMaster homecoming event in Hamilton

Hamilton, Ontario — COVID has been rough and we could all use the opportunity to let loose and blow off some steam—but maybe when the fratboy energy arises and you feel compelled to flip a Mazda, it’s time for a glass of water and some self-reflection. With the end of September comes many homecoming events […]

Mountain Auto Body owner awarded for ‘outstanding’ community service

Ed Cummings

By CRM Staff Hamilton, Ontario — November 20, 2017 — The long-time owner of Mountain Auto Body in Hamilton, and very active in industry association issues across Ontario, Ed Cummings was honoured at the Hamilton Gallery of Distinction 2017 Gala in front of some 800 guests. Cummings was the driving force behind the Hamilton Santa Claus parade […]

Two pre-apprenticeship programs to run in Ontario in 2017

The graduating class of Mohawk's 2016 pre-apprenticeship program. The school will run another program in 2017.

Toronto, Ontario — December 28, 2016 — The province of Ontario has announced two new pre-apprenticeship classes are now approved for the April and June 2017 time frames for the trade of Auto Body Collision Damage Repairer. One of the approved classes will be offered by Tropicana Community Services in Toronto. This program is now […]

Rondex Christmas party benefits Ronald McDonald House

Rondex staff celebrate Christmas and the company's annual toy drive in support of Ronald McDonald House. Check out the gallery below for more photos!

Hamilton, Ontario — December 9, 2016 — Rondex’s Hamilton location held its annual Christmas Party and Customer Appreciation Night, bringing together stakeholders from Brantford, Burlington, Niagara Falls, Hamilton, Mississauga and other areas for an evening of food, drink and camaraderie. The event was held at the Armenian Community Centre in Stoney Creek, Ontario. In addition […]

CARSTAR hosts Immersion Conference for new franchisees

New franchisees came from all across North America for the first CARSTAR Immersion Conference. The sessions include a number of shop tours, including CARSTAR Rymal Road in Hamilton, Ontario.

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — December 6, 2016 — Running a business is tough, but a new training initiative by CARSTAR is designed to help new franchisees hit the ground running. It’s an intensive, three-day course that promises to bring shop owners who are new to CARSTAR up to speed on many of the […]