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Create your future by Air, Land, and Sea

Create your future by Air, Land, and Sea

Photo: Rick Hatswell, COO; Bonnie Hatswell, Mark Greenberg, GM Bus. Development; Col. Chris Hadfield; Stacey Cook, Marketing Manager; Dave Davelaar, CFO As a longtime supporter of the BCIT School of Transportation, Craftsman Collision was honoured to be a gold sponsor of the “Create Your Future By Air, Land, and Sea" event on April 17, 2014. Colonel Chris Hadfield was the…
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Craftsman Collision 2013 Make a Dent Food Drive Results

Craftsman Collision 2013 Make a Dent Food Drive Results

On Saturday, September 14th throughout the Lower Mainland, Victoria and Nanaimo from 1:00-5:00pm Craftsman Collision, Save-On-Foods and PriceSmart foods teamed up with The Salvation Army to ensure that no families go hungry this Fall, by hosting a day long food drive. Craftsman Collision pledged to match every item donated, which means that for every can donated by a participating customer,…
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If your summer celebrations involve alcohol, choose a safe way home

If your summer celebrations involve alcohol, choose a safe way home

Whether you’re golfing, boating or hosting a BBQ with friends, if your summer activities involve alcohol, make sure you plan ahead for a safe ride home. This summer, ICBC is supporting its police partners in preventing impaired driving with a CounterAttack awareness campaign. The campaign reminds you to plan ahead during summer celebrations and choose a safe way home—call a…
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Long live the road trip – New survey says majority of B.C. motorists plan a driving vacation this summer

Long live the road trip – New survey says majority of B.C. motorists plan a driving vacation this summer

65% of B.C. motorists always get their vehicle serviced before a road trip 22% of B.C. drivers take short road trips to the U.S. without travel medical coverage 41% of younger drivers spend more time packing the car and picking road trip tunes than checking vehicle safety (Burnaby, B.C.): Despite the price of gas hovering above $1.30 per litre, the…
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Need a fix? How to pick the best auto body shop

Need a fix? How to pick the best auto body shop

In finding a collision repair shop you shouldn’t have to, ahem, scratch too far beneath the surface to tell if you’re dealing with a quality collision repair shop – but you do have to ask questions and shop around, experts say. “You can tell a lot by just going to the shop,” said Marc Brazeau, president of the Automotive Industries…
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10 tips for safe spring driving

10 tips for safe spring driving

Yes, it is officially spring even though the weather may not be co-operating. As we roll into another season, there are ways we need to prepare both our vehicles and ourselves as drivers. Here are some common sense tips to keep in mind as you hit the highway during this sometimes slick and soggy time of year. 1. Don’t be…
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Car drives into Langley BCAA office

METRO VANCOUVER -- A car rammed through the front doors of the BCAA outlet on the Langley Bypass, sending shards of glass flying early Tuesday afternoon. Amazingly, no one was seriously hurt by the incident. The driver, apparently an elderly woman, was taken to Langley Memorial Hospital for observation. “It just pulled in here to park,” said Brent Peterson, who…
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