On April 21, 2020, the industry members of the AMVIC Board appointed Diane Kolibar as the new industry director-at-large for a term of three years. Kolibar is a seasoned, hands-on administrator with 45 years of experience within the areas of organization, finance, staff development and dealership operations. She started her career at Festival Ford inRead More
The Consumer Protection Act (CPA), through the Internet Sales Contract Regulation (ISCR), allows vehicles to be sold online and remotely to consumers. It is important to note that regardless of the business model, the CPA, the Vehicle Inspection Regulation (VIR) and the Automotive Business Regulation (ABR) must be followed. Shopping on the internet is aRead More
In the 2019 – 2020 fiscal year, AMVIC sent out many industry-focused bulletins to help automotive businesses and salespeople stay informed, understand the laws and ensure compliance. Did you miss any of these informative bulletins? If so, the three below look at some of the most common concerns and questions. Ownership changes and closure noticesRead More
What has four modules, covers provincial laws that specifically apply to the service and repair industry, and is available 24/7 at amvic.org? Answer: AMVIC’s voluntary Service and Repair Course The breakdown: Course fee is $40. Takes approximately one hour to complete. Real life scenarios and laws that apply to the industry. Practice quizzes to testRead More
Under the Consumer Protection Act, Section 132(1) states that it is a requirement to create and maintain complete and accurate financial records. Every business operator and former business operator must maintain all records and documents created or received while carrying on the activities authorized by the business licence for at least three years after theRead More
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