Tomorrow, not Today: Autonomous vehicle legislation in Canada structured for futureproofing, not current deployment, report says

Toronto, Ontario — Mondaq has released a new snapshot on the state of autonomous vehicle legislation across Canada, with most provinces focused on preparing for a wider AV boom rather than implementing them as quickly as possible. British Columbia does not have legislation specifically covering AVs and does not provide insurance coverage for driverless vehicles. […]

Spring with SAAR: Saskatchewan seasonal forum just three weeks away

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan — The Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR) is nearly done prepping for its spring forum, which is slated for Feb. 10 and Feb. 11 at the Temple Gardens Hotel and Spa in Moose Jaw. The event will kick off Friday at noon Central Time alongside a discussion with Saskatchewan Government Insurance […]

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PRAIRIE UPGRADES The province may be famous for flatness, but Saskatchewan leads the way in new Canadian vehicle sales this past August, according to recent stats from DesRosiers Automotive Consultants (DAC). While most provinces saw light vehicle sales decrease in August 2022, the prairie province recorded an estimated 3.5 percent increase in sales for the […]

Celebrating Certs: Humboldt-based painter wins Outstanding New Journeyperson at SATCC awards

Regina, Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan’s collision repair industry received some well-deserved recognition at the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission’s (SATCC) award ceremony last month, as an up-and-coming auto body technician from Muenster came away with some hardware. Shane Hersack is a journeyperson technician and now one of the 30 new recipients of the SATCC’s Outstanding […]

Watch and Learn: Saskatchewan Polytechic faculty return from teaching at Kenyan vocational college

Kakoneni, Kenya — Two automotive service technician instructors from Saskatchewan Polytechnic have returned to Canada, after two weeks of teaching and learning from their counterparts at Weru Technical and Vocational College. According to a press release by Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Rick Russell and Nick Guthrie signed up for a learning opportunity, but unwittingly became students as […]

Popularity Contest: Ford F-150 remains Canada’s most sought-after vehicle, Honda Civic surges in popularity

Toronto, Ontario — Canadian automotive marketplace AutoTrader unveiled a report last Thursday concerning car shopper preferences in 2022, indicating that luxury and mainstay vehicles remain the most popular vehicles, with interest in more economic options driving other contenders towards the Top 10. Impressively, the Ford F-150 holds strong as Canada’s most sought-after vehicle for the […]

Headstart on Spring: SAAR Spring Conference set for Feb. 10 to 11 in Moose Jaw

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan — One thing SAAR is known for is undying dedication to its members across the province of Saskatchewan. Another thing SAAR will now be known for, is a shaky grasp of when seasons are, as the association announced that its Spring Conference will be running from Feb. 10 to 11 in Moose […]

Welcome of the Week: AutoCanada welcomes Kavia Auto Body

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Kavia Auto Body, a Saskatoon-based collision centre has been acquired by, North American automobile dealership group, AutoCanada Inc. Kavia Autobody has served Saskatoon and surrounding areas for nearly 40 years, maintaining certifications with Tesla, GM, Ford, Kia, Stellantis, Nissan, Infiniti, Genesis, Honda, Acura, Subaru, and Hyundai. The business is located close to […]