Monthly Archives: January 2016

AIA News (Research SPOTLIGHT on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and the Automotive Aftermarket, Special offer to AIA members from The Conference Board of Canada, Training Best Practices – A Model for Canada?) Business News & Tools (Planning For a Challenging 2016, E-retailing poised to alter, automate parts-purchasing processes, Car Buyers Want Autonomous Features Says Study, […]

Congratulations to our 2015 Arthur Paulin Scholarship winners! Name Province School Pierre-Marc Brideau New Brunswick CCNB April Hutchinson Alberta SAIT Melissa Mikula Alberta Glenmary High School (Apprentice) Samuel Walsh New Brunswick East Coast Trades College Gabrielle Viau Quebec CEP Saint-Jerôme Branson Mayne Prince Edward Island Holland College Calvin Kaartinen Manitoba Red River College The Arthur […]

Canada has seen a change in government since the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement in October of 2015. As the new Liberal government reviews the TPP, AIA has a prepared a special spotlight research piece on the agreement and its possible impact on the automotive aftermarket. Here are some AIA observations for the aftermarket: TPP […]

Did you know that AIA offers a member plaque replacement program free of charge?   Replacement plaques like the ones recently sent out to the members in the photo above are available to members in good standing* who have lost or damaged their member plaque, or changed their business name. If your company would like to request […]

On January 11th, France Daviault, Senior Director Industry Relations at AIA, met with members of the Ottawa Region AutoPro Business Development Group to discuss AIA’s role in providing enhanced support to automotive service providers (ASPs). Discussions focused around AIA’s desire to include ASPs in the association’s activities and how to build a framework that would provide […]