AIA Responds to the U.S. Department of Commerce Investigation into the National Security Implications of Automobile Imports (7/10/2018) - AIA Canada, along with Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), submitted comments to the Department of Commerce (Commerce) concerning the Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Automobiles, including Cars, SUVs, Vans and Light Trucks, and Automotive Parts. Section 232 investigations are conducted to determine the impacts of imports on […]
We are still looking for aftermarket heroes! (6/12/2018) - Canadian youth need role models like you to help them plan their futures. AIA Canada and Let’s Talk Science have partnered to create career profiles and video interviews that will help young people learn about the great careers in the automotive aftermarket industry. Find out how you can get involved.
Conference Board of Canada Conference Update (6/8/2018) - President JF Champagne made his way to Edmonton on June 6th to be part of a panel at the Conference Board of Canada’s Automated Vehicles 2018: Planning for Urban and Rural Transitions Conference to discuss the impact of automated vehicles on the workforce. As new mobility and automated vehicles emerge, important questions have been raised around how […]
AIA Canada Hires Rocco Neglia as New Business Development Leader for the Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program (5/23/2018) - Ottawa, ON, May 22, 2018 – Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada is pleased to announce that Rocco Neglia, formerly of Economical Insurance, will be joining the Association to lead business development efforts for the Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program (CCIAP). Rocco Neglia has over 30 years of experience in the Property and Casualty Insurance industry and […]
An HR toolkit exclusively for the automotive aftermarket! (5/20/2018) - Written with the automotive aftermarket industry in mind, this first of its kind HR toolkit is perfect for the hiring needs of small and medium-sized businesses across Canada! Here’s a sneak peek of what you will find in the toolkit: Job description best practices Benefits of diversity in the workplace Top 50 interview questions [Template] How […]
Are you a hero? (5/17/2018) - Heroes? Canadian youth need role models like you to help them plan their futures. The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada and Let’s Talk Science have partnered to create career profiles and video interviews that will help young people learn about the great careers in the automotive aftermarket industry. Download full brochure Why should I […]
The AutoConnex website is coming along fine and dandy… (5/15/2018) - Remember the groundbreaking labour market intelligence project for the automotive aftermarket that AIA Canada is working on? It’s coming along great! This is what you can expect from the website: compensation data; diversity in the industry; career profiles of aftermarket heroes; HR best practices; job listings; and so much more! Releasing in September 2018 to a desktop, laptop, […]
Strengthening the Canadian aftermarket industry (5/10/2018) - On May 4th, AIA Canada met with members of the China Automotive Maintenance and Repair Trades Association (CAMRA) in Toronto with Board Members Steve Leal and Dave Fifield to re-sign our agreement with CAMRA to continue to offer a unique opportunity to strengthen the image of Canadian companies and partnerships between international industries, while actively promoting […]
Saskatoon Crisis Nursery (5/6/2018) - The Saskatchewan Division presented a $3,000 cheque to Saskatoon Crisis Nursery through the High Fives for Kids Foundation. The organization provides a safe place for kids to take a break from stressful situations and are given nurturing care while their parents receive the help they need.
Calling all automotive aftermarket shops – take the compensation survey! (5/3/2018) - Your contribution is critical! In Fall 2018, AIA Canada is launching AutoConnex, an online labour market tool that will provide provincial and regional wage and bonus averages as well as other critical labour information. Your contribution to this 10-minute survey will go a long way in feeding AutoConnex with the right kind of information. Why […]