Can’t Beat the Classics : Yarmouth Car Show returns after two-year hiatus

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia — The Yarmouth Car Show which will make its highly-anticipated return Saturday after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A mainstay of the Nova Scotia town’s summer festivities, the annual car show is set to take place on Saturday in downtown Yarmouth. The event is hosted by the Roaring 20’s […]

Buddy System: Nova Scotia journeypeople now able to train two apprentices at a time

Halifax, Nova Scotia — Repair facility owners in Nova Scotia are able to bring in an extra set of hands to help out thanks to a recent amendment to the province’s apprenticeship regulations aimed at meeting demand for skilled trades. Where previously apprenticeship training was intended to be a one-on-one experience between an apprentice and […]

In Memoriam: Sean O’Regan of O’Regan Automotive Group dies at 53

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia — The Canadian collision repair community shared a tremendous loss last week as news came to light that Sean O’Regan, CEO of O’Regan’s Automotive Group, died of a heart attack on Thursday at the age of 53. O’Regan was the third-generation CEO of his family’s company and his passing coincides exactly to […]

EV/AV Report: January 10, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, VinFast prepares to enter the Canadian EV market later this year, Nova Scotia makes strides in connecting more communities to the EV charging grid and General Motors unveiled its champion in the electric pickup race. New player has joined Vietnamese EV startup VinFast unveiled […]

What an Axe: Vancouver Island RCMP arrest man for hacking at cars with an axe

Vancouver, British Columbia — If British Columbians didn’t have enough on their plates over the past few weeks, Comox Valley RCMP finally managed to track down an axe-wielding Nova Scotian who has been mistaking Vancouver Island traffic for trees recently. In late October, police received reports of a man driving a Nova Scotia-registered Honda Civic […]

Hello, Harbourside: Chapman Autobody acquires third location

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia ⁠— Kelvin Campbell and the CSN Chapman Auto Body team are thrilled to announce the acquisition of Chapman Auto Body Harbourside, marking the company’s third location in Nova Scotia.  As of Monday, November 1, Chapman Auto Body is the proud new owner of CSN Harbourside Collision⁠—now Chapman Auto Body Harbourside⁠—in Dartmouth⁠. In […]

Lucasville Looters: More than 60 catalytic converters stolen from school buses in N.S.

Halifax, Nova Scotia — Halifax District RCMP is investigating the theft of more than 60 catalytic converters from school buses in Lucasville. On June 30, Police responded to a report of theft of catalytic converters from a property in Lucasville. More than 60 catalytic converters had been removed from buses on the property. This year […]