First CCIF of 2017 breaks attendance records and reinforces the need for scanning

A selection of photos from CCIF Vaughan 2017! Check out the gallery below for more photos from the event!

By Mike Davey Vaughan, Ontario — January 27, 2017 — “There’s no other industry that’s as flexible, that would actually get together in a room like this to discuss these issues.” With those words, Chairman Joe Carvalho brought the latest meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) to a close. Over 740 industry stakeholders […]

Economical Insurance endorses Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program

Economical Insurance is the first insurer to announce support for AIA Canada's CCIAP accreditation program.

Waterloo, Ontario — December 22, 2016 — Economical Insurance has announced its official support for the Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program (CCIAP). CCIAP has already received official support from a number of Canadian repair networks including Fix Auto, CARSTAR, CSN and Assured Automotive, but Economical is the first insurer to come out in support of […]

CCIF Vancouver puts the spotlight on scanning, accreditation and training

The latest CCIF event broke attendance records for Vancouver meetings, drawing over 300 stakeholders. Photos by Chelsea Stebner, JF Champagne, Mike Kaplaniak and TJ Schultz.

Vancouver, British Columbia — October 2, 2016 — Scanning, industry accreditation and OEM certification programs took centre stage at the latest meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF). The meeting, the last scheduled for 2016, drew over 300 stakeholders to the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown. CCIF Vancouver got underway with a welcome reception on […]

CCIF reveals speakers for Vancouver meeting

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Ottawa, Ontario — August 29, 2016 — The next meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) will take place September 29 to 30 at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown.    Industry experts will share insight into the latest collision repair industry trends including diagnostic scanning, industry accreditation and OEM certification programs. The Vancouver meeting […]

CCIF panel discussions to focus on scans and structural repairers

Three of the presenters set for CCIF Montreal: France Daviault, Larry Jefferies and Martin Sampson.

By Mike Davey Ottawa, Ontario — April 27, 2016 — The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has revealed more of the speakers and panel discussions slated for the Montreal meeting. The event will take place at Hotel Omni Mont-Royal on May 27, 2016. Please see “Autonomous vehicles, scans on the slate for CCIF Montreal” for […]

CCIF Halifax 2015

By Jay Perry Halifax, Nova Scotia — May 23, 2015 —History was made at the Halifax meeting of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF), with the appointment of Joe Carvalho to the position of Chair. This marks the first time a stakeholder from the insurance industry has served as Chair of CCIF. The meeting took […]