Monthly Minute • April 2019
Federal Budget 2019: What it means for the aftermarket 

The federal government released its 2019 budget on March 19 and some of the provisions in it could have a significant impact on the automotive aftermarket.

Read our take on the budget and see how it will affect your business. 

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Government Relations
What we've been talking about on Twitter
AIA Canada @AIAofCanada 
#RightToRepair is making waves. Bill to be reintroduced in California, similar to bill introduced in #Ontario, that would force electronic makers to provide repair manuals, tools, parts and related material to consumers and independent repair outlets.
AIA Canada @AIAofCanada 
"...if the new world of work is to be defined rather than imposed, we cannot allow #automation and #ArtificialIntelligence to be job-and community-destructive ... we must ensure that workers’ voices help shape the future of work..."
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The Knowledge Center is where we take the complex findings of our research and present it in easy to digest infographics and factsheets.
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CCIAP and CCPQ: a partnership for success
The Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program (CCIAP) and the Corporation des carrossiers professionnels du Québec (CCPQ) partnered back in October of last year to promote accreditation in the province of Quebec. Since then, over 300 shops in Quebec have registered with the CCIAP.

Division News
Another successful apprenticeship fair 

Read about how AIA Canada’s Quebec Division is helping to bring recent graduates into the aftermarket.
Clean up together

AIA Canada's Quebec Division is taking an active role in CSMO-Auto's efforts to help clean-up an illegal garbage dump. Find out how you can help!*

*Link in French only.
AIA Canada Chair, Brent Hesje, receives Northern Lights Award

Congratulations to Brent Hesje, AIA Canada Board of Directors Chair, who recently received the Northern Lights Award of Distinction from the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce in recognition of his outstanding corporate, community and industry leadership.
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