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AGM & Symposium Highlights

admin | October 27, 2017


1st Annual Trade Show & Symposium

Don’t miss this opportunity to see your parts suppliers all in one location. We have AutoServe1, ABS Friction (Ideal Brake Parts) Carquest, Fincham Automotive Supplies Ltd., Fram, Legal Shield, NAPA Auto Parts, PBL Insurance, Tire Discounter Group, Federal Mogul Canada […]

Diane.Freeman | September 13, 2017



An unforgettable adventure in a WW2 Transport Aircraft and 1-year membership to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum awaits you! One lucky winner will fly your choice of either the Douglas Dakota or Beechcraft Expeditor. In addition, you will also […]

Diane.Freeman | September 12, 2017


Congratulations! Bob Ward

We were so pleased to hear of your appointment to the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) Board of Governors.  Your dedication to the Motive Power sector and contributions will benefit all of us in this industry as well as the […]

Diane.Freeman | August 28, 2017


Fall 2017 3-Day Lindertech Training Event

Lindertech is recognized as an INDUSTRY LEADER in high quality current advanced automotive training. It’s the “REAL WORLD” training technicians need to repair today’s complex vehicles.

Thursday October 12th, Friday October 13th and Saturday October 14th, 2017. Please click on the […]

Diane.Freeman | August 27, 2017


Diagnostic Essentials – Training

Designed to give you the skills to troubleshoot Modern electronic and electrical systems

Day 1 and 2 Electrical and Circuit Testing Techniques

Day 3 Lab Scope Operation and Use

Day 4 and 5 Sensor Testing and Troubleshooting

Class Location: Auto Aide Training Centre, 18 […]

Diane.Freeman | August 26, 2017


Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

The Liberal government’s Ontario labour reform bill is being tweaked but so far we are seeing no significant changes to key parts, including a the phase-in of a $15 minimum wage, leaving concerned businesses looking to a relief package […]

Diane.Freeman | August 16, 2017



AARO members, register now! Trade show with speakers , Bob Lickers, Ministry of Transportation, Donny Seyfer, NASTF Board Member and Technical Management Instructor, […]

Diane.Freeman | August 12, 2017


Used Tires Program Wind Up

In November 2016, the Government of Ontario passed the Waste Free Ontario Act (WFOA, Bill 151) which began the process of reshaping the waste diversion policy framework in Ontario by repealing the Waste Diversion Act and setting the stage to […]

Diane.Freeman | August 2, 2017


AARO Members Save the Date!

October 20 & 21st, 2017
AARO AGM & Symposium


On June 20, 2017 AARO Board of Directors held a board meeting in Toronto.  Pictured around the table are the Board of Directors and staff.  The agenda included association business membership […]

Diane.Freeman | June 29, 2017


Minimum Wage Increase to $15.00/hr how will it affect you?

We want to hear from you! With the recent announcement from the Liberal Government about the proposed minimum wage increase to $15.00 per hour, how will this affect your business moving forward?

What will you have to implement in order to […]

Diane.Freeman | June 1, 2017




The Motor Vehicle Inspection Station (MVIS) program oversees the inspection of vehicles at approved facilities and the issuing of safety standards certificates, structural inspection certificates and annual and semi-annual inspection certificates and stickers. The […]

Diane.Freeman | May 26, 2017


Special Wheel-Off Presentation Session

Please join the Central-Eastern Fleet Safety Council for a special 2017 session. Meet our chapter executive and members, and hear about some of the exciting sessions and programs we are planning for the coming year that will keep you engaged […]

Diane.Freeman | March 30, 2017


Spring 2017 – 4 Day Lindertech Technical Training Event


Lindertech is recognized as an INDUSTRY LEADER in high quality current advanced automotive training. It’s the “REAL WORLD” training technicians need to repair today’s complex vehicles.

2 Days Weds\Thurs. April 19 & 20 2017 8:00am – 4:30pm – Cochrane Shop
Instructor: […]

Diane.Freeman | March 21, 2017


Garage partly liable for “brain injury” to 15-year-old

We all do it. We put keys in the vehicle without locking the vehicle or thinking someone may steal the vehicle. Well, it happened to a garage in Bruce County.

Now the garage owner is partly liable for a “catastrophic brain […]

Diane.Freeman | March 14, 2017


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