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Fix Auto Milton Unveils New Facility

Fix Auto Milton unveiled its new collision repair facility, and owner-operator Frank Corno says the upgrade allows his technicians to repair several vehicles simultaneously, ensuring swift turnaround times. Corno joined the Fix Network in 2019 and has been associated with … Continue reading

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Go! Glass Ottawa Opens in Ontario

Uniban, a provider of automotive glass repair and replacement, announced the opening of Go! Glass Ottawa. Its facility has been a part of the Ottawa community for 26 years and is now under the ownership of Uniban Canada. “Vehicle technology … Continue reading

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Local Business Rebuilding From the Ashes After Devastating Blaze

Paul Badley hopes to reopen his auto glass repair shop within the next month. . . . Badley explained that while he wasn’t there last Wednesday morning when a fire and subsequent explosion destroyed his building and caused significant damage … Continue reading

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Fix Auto Toronto Junction Achieves CCIAP Recognition

Fix Auto Toronto Junction has achieved recognition under the Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program (CCIAP). The CCIAP is a not-for-profit program launched by AIA (Automotive Industries Association) of Canada and requires shops to undergo a test of their repair processes … Continue reading

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Two in Hospital After Explosion at Auto Glass Shop

“The Speedy Auto Glass blew up,” says Joe Hurdle. “And there were flames through the roof about 15-20 feet.” Hurdle owns the Midas shop next door to Speedy Glass in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. He and his staff saw black smoke … Continue reading

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UniglassPlus Barrie Opens in Ontario

Uniban Canada, a provider of automotive glass repair, replacement and calibration, announced the opening of UniglassPlus Barrie located in Barrie, Ontario. Basam Betou, owner of UniglassPlus Barrie, holds more than two decades of auto glass repair industry experience. “The customer … Continue reading

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UniglassPlus Markham Opens in Ontario

Uniban, a provider of automotive glass repair and replacement, celebrated the opening of UniglassPlus Markham located in Markham, Ontario. The location is owned by Vatche Najarian. His father opened his collision repair center in 1989, allowing him to grow up … Continue reading

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Ford Recalls 5,000 Mach-Es in Canada Over Loose Windshield, Roof

Owners of affected vehicles will have their windshields reinstalled and panoramic roofs glued properly at Ford dealers . . . The first recall (Manufacturer Recall Number 21C22) concerns 3,178 units sold in Canada. On these vehicles, the windshield may not … Continue reading

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Ontario Welcomes ProColor Collision Facility

ProColor Collision Markville began full-scale operations in Canada this week. Formerly known as Markville Repair, the new facility reflects owner Mario Blandizzi’s 50-year association with the collision repair industry. “My older brother got me into this business,” Blandizzi says. “I … Continue reading

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Fix Network Hosts ‘Trades Experience Day’

Fix Network recently hosted the graduating class of pre-apprenticeship body technicians from Tropicana Community Services for its first Fix Network ‘Trades Experience Day’ at its Milton facility in Ontario, Canada. Tropicana’s Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer pre-apprenticeship program is … Continue reading

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UniglassPlus and VitroPlus Fighting Hunger in Schools through Windshield Program

UniglassPlus and VitroPlus, well-known Canadian automotive glass repair and replacement companies and part of the Driven Brands family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands, have partnered with Breakfast Club of Canada to bring meals to those in need. Until April 30, … Continue reading

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Mitchell International Brings Cloud Estimating to the Canadian Market

Mitchell International (Mitchell) recently announced the availability of Mitchell Cloud Estimating in Canada. Carriers and collision repairers can use the cloud-based application to write estimates from anywhere and from any Internet-enabled device—including their smartphone, tablet or laptop, according to the … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Impacts Drivers State-By-State

Mojio recently released a new project that examines COVID-19’s impact on driving behavior. The project analyzes vehicle usage, which has decreased since the virus began to spread according to the company’s data, at both nationwide and state-by-state levels. Mojio designs, … Continue reading

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Boyd Autobody & Glass Acquires Two Repair Locations in Canada

The Boyd Group announced it acquired two collision repair locations in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The previous owners have operated for many years as Nutana Collision. The addition doubles the number of Boyd repair centers in Saskatchewan. “These acquisitions enhance our geographical … Continue reading

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Xinyi Still Hopeful for New Guelph/Eramosa Glass Plant

Representatives for Xinyi Canada say they are still committed to starting a new float glass plant in the Guelph/Eramosa area despite the results of last week’s council meeting. The company aims to create its proposed 2 million square foot facility … Continue reading

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Debate Over Guelph/Eramosa Glass Plant

Xinyi Canada aims to bring a new glass plant to the Guelph and Eramosa area in Ontario but not everyone thinks it’s a good idea. In fact, some residents have expressed their concerns against the new glass plant with letters … Continue reading

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Use of Lawyers to Fight Insurers Shows ‘Failure’ in Auto Insurance System, Report Says

Use of Lawyers to Fight Insurers Shows ‘Failure’ in Auto Insurance System, Report Says

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Ontario’s Auto Insurance System ‘One of the Least Effective’ in Canada, Report Finds

Ontario’s Auto Insurance System ‘One of the Least Effective’ in Canada, Report Finds

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Speedy Collision Now Part of Belron Canada

Belron Canada announced December 23 the acquisition of Speedy Collision, a network of 24 franchise collision centers located across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario. Continue reading

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