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URB Margin Increase for NS Retail Gasoline Dealers

Since early March 2020 Independent Gasoline Dealers are feeling a strong impact from the Pandemic as are many businesses in Nova Scotia.   Cormier’s Gas Station located in Cheticamp, Hilda and Ricki are the owners who have felt this impact and have invested in their community business despite these challenges. They agree that Retailers in the rural areas are struggling […]

Certification of NS Automotive Insurance Appraisers

The Trade Advisory Committee tasked with this project has goals outlined as follows; Make recommendations regarding trade name Explore possible technical training options Other tasks as identified   The Automobile Insurance Appraiser (AIA) TAC met virtually to discuss the most recent outcomes since their last meeting in January 2020.  The TAC welcomed the proposal of […]

Napa Autopros raise money annually for Feed NS

“The local Autopro group was looking to give back to our local community and we thought Feed Nova Scotia would be a great fit. For every maintenance service special we donated $5. Also expected food donations at each location.  last year being our first year, we raised roughly $1500 in cash and quite a bit food donations.  […]

Mentor & Volunteer with over 40 years in Industry honoured with National award

Gerry Brymer, Senior Trainer with Toromont CAT was presented with the Darryl Cruickshank Memorial Award – a national award given to an individual from industry for outstanding achievement in the development and promotion of apprenticeship training in Canada. The award is presented by the Canadian Council of the Directors of Apprenticeship, the body responsible for […]

Introducing our new co-op student: Golge Cagildiyan

The Automotive Sector Council is pleased to introduce our new co-op student for Winter term! About me My name is Golge Cagildiyan. I came to Canada about 3 years ago as an exchange student from Turkey and fell in love with the country. I am a second-year Bachelor of Commerce Co-op student at Dalhousie University. I […]