Follow the Money: ICBC publishes map of most dangerous intersections on Vancouver Island

Victoria, British Columbia — An interactive map published by British Columbia’s provincial insurer delves deep into the specific intersections on Vancouver Island where the most auto collisions occur—incidentally, also giving shop owners a good idea of where to invest in advertising. According to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia’s data, which is as recent as […]

Food Waste 101: Nanaimo man knocked out by flying egg

Nanaimo, British Columbia – In a prank gone wrong, a Nanaimo man was knocked unconscious when he was hit by an egg thrown by a passing vehicle, according to an RCMP news release. He was taken to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and is currently dealing with “difficulty in his thought process” and memory challenges, said […]

Fire at Victoria shop believed to be arson

A fire that caused approximately $230,000 worth of damage at Gurmail Auto Body is currently under investigation. Photo by CTV Vancouver Island.

Victoria, British Columbia — October 5, 2016 — Investigators now believe that a fire that broke out overnight at a body shop in Victoria, British Columbia, was set deliberately. Firefighters were called to Gurmail Auto Body on Dunedin St. in the very early hours of Monday after receiving a report that a number of cars […]

Boyd acquires two facilities in BC

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Winnipeg, Manitoba — January 25, 2016 — The Boyd Group makes the news on a frequent basis with stories of the company’s acquisitions. However, these are usually in the US. This time around, the Boyd Group has announced the acquisition and opening of two collision repair centres on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. The facilities […]