Friday Fun: Cold weather and hot fires

Car-based chaos expected to continue as cold weather conditions become more frequent.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — January 5, 2017 — In today’s Friday Fun: extreme weather drives huge business for collision repair facilities across Canada, a warning on car-share insurance, and much much more! Deep Freeze The past few weeks have been all about the cold weather in North America. The National Weather Service in […]

The return of a Canadian classic: winter

Reports indicate that we may be in for a more 'traditional' winter after extraordinarily mild winters in the last two years.

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — November 23, 2016 — Everybody loves a classic, and reports indicate that we’ll soon be seeing the return of a very Canadian classic: winter. Winters across Canada have been extraordinarily mild for the last two years. While the mild weather brought some advantages to Canadians, such as not having […]

Registration opens for Acoat selected Winter Conference

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Toronto, Ontario — January 26, 2016 — AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinishes will host the 45th semi-annual gathering of the Acoat selected North American Performance Group at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, California. The meeting takes place February 24 and 25. The Winter Conference is the first of two Acoat selected gatherings conducted annually […]

Saskatchewan focuses on winter driving offences in November

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Regina, Saskatchewan — December 22, 2015 — Saskatchewan General Insurance reports that police issued 190 tickets related to winter driving offences during November’s province-wide traffic safety spotlight on safe winter driving. Drivers received the following tickets: – 41 tickets for driving at a speed greater than reasonable and safe – 15 tickets for driving with […]