Hall of Shame: MPI releases ‘Top 5 Frauds’ list for 2022

Winnipeg, Manitoba — The holiday season is over, and with that we as humans may resume the regularly scheduled fear and suspicion we love to direct toward one another, spurred on in part by things like the MPI “Top 5 Frauds” list of 2022, released just last week. Whether you like to shake your head […]

Holiday Spirit: AIA Canada hosting annual Christmas luncheon in Winnipeg, Dec. 16

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Get in the holiday spirit with the return of the AIA Canada Manitoba Division Annual Christmas Luncheon! Taking place on Dec. 16 at the Viscount Gort Hotel in Winnipeg, between 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., this is your chance to celebrate the season and reconnect with your auto care industry friends and […]

Hearts and Minds: Skills Competences Canada celebrates skilled trade week

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Skills Competences Canada (SCC) and the Government of Saskatchewan have proclaimed this week as Skilled Trade and Technology Week, launching a series of events promoting the skilled trades and technology sectors to youth, career seekers and the general Canadian public. According to the SCC, this is a week of “activities highlighting skilled […]

Manitoba Meet and Greets: ATA to host Conference and Trade Show this Oct.

Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Automotive Trades Association (ATA) of Manitoba is hosting  its 2022 Conference and Trade Show this October, where it says attendees will have the opportunity to meet “dozens of suppliers and dealers across the province.” Kicking off October 21, the two-day event will be hosted at the Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention […]

Rocky Roads: MPI sees 1,200 percent increase in April pothole claims

Winnipeg, Manitoba —Bigger is better–except when it comes to insurance claims. According to Manitoba Public Insurance, there were 871 pothole claims this April. This is a 1,200 percent increase, compared to the monthly average of 64. This beats the previous 479 percent increase in March 2022, compared to 2021. The city has received 3,323 pothole […]

Tools for Training: Manitoba earmarks $1.4 million for vocational equipment, training

Winnipeg, Manitoba ⁠— Manitoba has tabbed more than $1.4 million for schools to update vocation learning equipment and improve hands-on training, Education Minister Wayne Ewasko announced last Friday. Thirty-five Manitoba schools will benefit from one-time grants aimed to improve various technical, vocational and industrial arts programs, which include courses teaching techniques in automotive repair.  “We’re […]