Navigating a New Normal: Free SEMA webinar discusses employment challenges post-COVID

Toronto, Ontario — On May 6, at 1:00 p.m. EDT, SEMA will give free access to a one-hour webinar, which will discuss employment issues facing small businesses as they navigate a summer that will hopefully mark the final chapter in the COVID-19 pandemic. SBLCs Strategic Policy Director and employment law attorney Jessica Summers, will present […]

Sustainable Success: BASF Canada recognizes CSN OpenRoad Richmond Auto Body in Customer Sustainability Awards Programme

Richmond, British Columbia — Last month, BASF Canada announced the winners of its first Customer Sustainability Awards Programme, where the coatings company recognized B.C. collision centre CSN OpenRoad Richmond Auto Body as a Small Business Sustainability Leader. CSN OpenRoad Richmond Auto Body is a third-generation family business in operation since 1960. Helmed by President Randy […]

Family-run auto recyclers business wins achievement award

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — October 18, 2018 — Blenkhorn Auto Recyclers in Truro, Nova Scotia has received the Small Business Achievement award at this year’s Small Business Awards for the Truro & Colchester Chamber of Commerce. A family-run business, Blenkhorn’s Auto Recyclers was founded half-a-century ago by current-owner Sheldon Blenkhorn. The team processes approximately […]

Survey: Majority of shops will be impacted by changes to ‘income sprinkling’

Those in favour of the proposed changes appear to be very rare among the readers who responded to our survey. In fact, the “No” answers to this question were above the number of readers who indicated they would be impacted by the proposed changes!

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — September 19, 2017 — The vast majority of Canadian shop owners do not support the proposed changes to federal business taxes, according to the results of our latest survey. In brief, Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau proposed three changes to taxation that will impact small businesses. Collision Repair magazine […]

Letter: Proposed tax changes will hurt repairers

Kelvin Campbell, Owner/Operator of CSN Chapman Auto Body in Halifax, Nova Scotia, believes that the proposed tax changes are an issue that all bodyshop owners should address with their Members of Parliament.

Halifax, Nova Scotia — September 12, 2017 — Ottawa’s fall parliamentary session started September 11, and we’re already seeing signs that recently proposed changes to small business taxes may be the biggest battle on Parliament Hill.    Kelvin Campbell is the Owner/Operator of CSN Chapman Auto Body in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He believes that the […]

Jay Perry’s book cracks Amazon’s best-seller lists

Success Manifesto, co-authored by Collision Repair magazine Jay Perry, has cracked several Amazone best-seller lists.

Toronto, Ontario — October 4, 2016 — Jay Perry’s book, Success Manifesto, has made it into the best-seller lists. In fact, the book make it onto the lists in four different categories on the first day of its release. Readers of Collision Repair magazine likely know Perry best as the author of his regular […]