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Uniban Canada Hosts New Store Training

Uniban Canada hosted a new store orientation training at its technical training center in Hamilton, Ontario. Uniban, part of the Driven Brands family, provides auto glass repair, replacement and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration services. According to a company … Continue reading

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North Bay Auto Shop Grieving After Workplace Fatality

Ontario’s Ministry of Labour is investigating after the owner of a North Bay auto shop was killed in a workplace incident earlier this month. The ministry was notified March 3 of a worker’s death at Kelly’s Auto Glass on Cassells … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Repair Company Donates More Than $40,000 to Fight Hunger in Schools

From September 1 to October 31, 2021, UniglassPlus and VitroPlus locations, part of the Uniban glass family, donated $3 for every rust protection treatment to offer nutritious breakfast to children. This massive initiative, combined with others throughout the year, helped … Continue reading

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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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Gas Leak May Have Caused Explosion at Speedy Glass in Ontario

Garth Noye feels lucky to be alive after a major fire and massive explosion rocked a Midland commercial area Wednesday morning. Noye, who works at Speedy Auto Glass, was one of the dozens of onlookers, who watched as fire crews from … 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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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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Where’s Xinyi? Company Close to Choosing Canadian Location

Officials in Stratford, Ontario, say Xinyi Canada Glass could be coming to town. According to Stratford’s economic development corporation, investStratford, potential development for Xinyi’s first Canadian facility is being considered on lands at the southwest corner of Stratford near the … Continue reading

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Assured Automotive Opens Repair Location in Hawkesbury, Ontario

The Boyd Group acquired an Assured Automotive location in Hawkesbury, Ontario. This shop is approximately one hour from both Ottawa and Montreal. The location previously operated as Marchildon Autobody. “We look forward to becoming part of the Hawkesbury community and … 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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Assured Automotive Opens Repair Location in Ontario

The Boyd Group announced its new Aurora, Ontario location earlier this month. Aurora is north of the Greater Toronto area. It was previously operated as GaryRay Collision. “We look forward to becoming part of the Aurora community and the opportunity … 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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Assured Automotive Opens New Repair Shop in Ontario

Bradford, Ontario has a new auto repair shop thanks to the Boyd Group’s Assured Automotive. With hundreds of locations across North America and Canada, the Boyd group is excited to continue expanding. “We look forward to becoming part of the … Continue reading

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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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Ontario Releases Report on Auto Insurance

Ontario Releases Report on Auto Insurance

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