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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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SEMA 2019 Round-up

Top: The SEMA show encompasses over 2 million square feet of exhibit space. The world’s largest trade show of all things automotive. by Sarah Bruce SEMA is the place to check out all the latest and greatest new products on the market, engage with industry professionals, and understand current trends. It is a place where …

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Calling All Women!

Women make up 51 percent of the population but only 6.4 percent of trade workers. by Sarah Bruce In a time when recruitment is one of the main challenges being faced by the automotive industry, women have more employment opportunities than ever before. For Kiara Reissner, the automotive industry was something that ran in the …

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True or False: OEM Repair Information is Available

by John Norris Nine years after the CASIS Agreement was signed, there still seems to be some confusion regarding the availability of manufacturers’ diagnostic and repair information. The Canadian Automotive Service Information Standard (CASIS) agreement, signed in 2009 and fully implemented early in 2010, provides OEM service and repair information, tools and equipment available to …

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All Cars Go To Heaven

by Sarah BrucePhotos by Sarah Bruce At least the ones that end up at Riteway Auto Recycling Ltd. and Pick a Part in Chilliwack, B.C. do. Riteway Auto Recycling, combined with Pick a Part and Pick a Part Metal Recycling, make up a unique system of start to finish recycling for end-of-life cars. It all …

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