2018 Skills Ontario medal winners announced
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Skills Ontario took over the Toronto Congress Centre last week, and the results are in. The annual showcase allows students in 68 trades to compete to be the best in the province in their field and included competitors in truck and coach programs from colleges across Ontario.
Top Techs compete in Navistar Rodeo
LISLE, IL - Four Canadian technicians were finalists in the 11th Annual Navistar Technician Rodeo last week. The competition challenges technicians from the company's dealer networks who go head-to-head in a series of stations designed to simulate service areas for air conditioning, brakes, drive train, electrical, and Navistar and Cummins engines.
Top Students Win Trucking Scholarships
WATERLOO, ON- Vania Agostinho knew she was interested in the automotive sector, but resisted applying for a technician-type program because people told her it would be "too difficult to learn and work in a male-dominated industry." Good thing she didn't let that stop her.
Deal could undermine ‘Right to Repair’ bill
OTTAWA -- A voluntary agreement recently struck between automakers and the National Automotive Trades Association -- which allows auto shops to gain access to repair information, tools and training -- is being both hailed and slammed by those in the vehicle aftermarket industry.