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Pedal Car Challenge

PJ Collision enjoyed the custom work and the challenge of fabricating various parts. (Photo courtesy of PJ Collision) It is no secret that the automotive industry is struggling to attract talent, and extraordinary challenges require extraordinary creativity and leadership. These B.C. shops stepped in to provide both through a unique challenge. by Kara Cunningham Originally …

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Alberta Contestant Wins Skills Canada National Car Painting Competition

Dorien Lozeau is passionate about the collision repair trade, especially the refinishing aspect. by Pat Rediger As Dorien Lozeau brings home the national Skills Canada award for his car painting skills, he could not be prouder. “It was pretty awesome news to hear that I had won,” said Lozeau. “Having people that are young, like …

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Collision Repair as a Career: What Young People Need to Know

When it comes to careers, kids have choices. But they do not always have the information they need to make the best choice. Enlightening them could make a difference and help the collision repair industry. by Eli Greenbaum We are all very aware of the current—and possibly ongoing—shortage of technicians. Vocational schools and their collision …

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What Do You Do?

If I were to ask you that, what would you say, and how does it feel to say it? by Kiara Reissner What do you do? This is a common question at social gatherings. On the surface, it is a harmless question, just another conversation starter. But on another level, you feel like there’s some …

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