Monthly Minute – February 2017 (2/14/2017) - Knowledge is POWER. Through the AIA Monthly Minute, important industry information is at your fingertips. Feel free to pass it along to others in your network, and most importantly, enjoy the content that is developed with you in mind. Read the Monthly Minute by clicking here.
2016 Northern Alberta Division Scholarship Recipients (2/10/2017) - Every year AIA’s Northen Alberta Division distributes scholarships to Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) students through the Rick Gibson Memorial Awards. The Northern Alberta Division is pleased to announce the selected candidates for the 2015-2016 academic year: Charles DeShane 2nd year student Parts Technician Apprenticeship Program Courtney Hintz 3rd year student Parts Technician Apprenticeship Program Shifraw Selishe […]
Exciting New Offer from UPS (2/9/2017) - Good News Members! You can now save 40%* on UPS® shipping services! In today’s ever-changing marketplace, the Automotive Industries Association of Canada understands your need to save time and money. That is why we have leveraged the buying power of our members to deliver even better savings on the shipping products and services that can […]
CCIF 2017 Toronto Breaks Attendance Record! (2/9/2017) - CCIF 2017 Toronto breaks attendance records with over 700 registrations, with a third of the registrants being first-time CCIF attendees. Patrice Marcil delivered another enlightening presentation on the Collision Industry-Education project. Patrice moderated a panel discussion with auto body program managers/instructors from colleges across the country that highlighted the challenges faced by the colleges with […]
Important Information for Members (2/8/2017) - The federal government seeks to protect Canadians and the environment from harmful chemicals, hazardous wastes, pesticides and pollutants through the “Chemical Management Plan” and the Rotterdam, Stockholm and Basel Conventions to which the government is a signatory party. There is currently a lot of federal activity around the management of substances that include, but are […]
Are you a business located outside of BC doing business in BC? (1/27/2017) - Here’s what you need to know:http://www.sbr.gov.bc.ca/documents_library/bulletins/pst_321.pdf
AIA Canada Starts the Year with a New Report on Industry Innovation (1/19/2017) - Innovation, emerging technologies, disruptors, new mobilities – call it what you will, the fact is, the automotive industry is changing at a rapid pace that will invariably influence the aftermarket sector. Non-traditional players like Tesla and Google have raised the stakes even higher by showing that service industries can also build cars and how! While some […]
WorkSafeBC and Asbestos: Asbestos and the Workplace (1/17/2017) - On the WorkSafeBC website, the following notice was posted: “Notice of 2016 Asbestos Inspection: Our prevention officers will be conducting planned inspections of worksites from July 1 to December 31, 2016, to ensure all jobsites are properly informed and equipped to safely remove asbestos-containing materials and are in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety […]
Monthly Minute – January 2017 (1/12/2017) - Knowledge is POWER. Through the AIA Monthly Minute, important industry information is at your fingertips. Feel free to pass it along to others in your network, and most importantly, enjoy the content that is developed with you in mind. Read the Monthly Minute by clicking here.
AIA Welcomes Ron Tremblay as ASP Council Chair (1/12/2017) - AIA Canada is pleased to announce Ron Tremblay as Chair of the reinstated ASP council. Ron Tremblay grew up in a second generation auto service family and became a third generation Automotive Service Apprentice, in 1978, at Tremblay Motors in Vancouver, which his grandfather founded in 1934. Ron’s passion for business and strong family values provided […]