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How to Find a Great Auto Body Shop

MosSooner or later, ready or not, your car is going to need repairs. And when it does, you’ll need to take it to an auto repair shop you can trust. But with so many options out there, how will you ever be able to separate the good ones from the…hmm, shall we say questionable ones? [...]

2018-01-11T04:40:37+00:00

5 Winter Car Care Tips

Old Man Winter is on his way, bringing another season of rough road hazards ahead. From freezing temperatures and icy roads to pooling water and poor visibility, winter driving sure does come with its fair share of driving difficulties. If you’re hoping to get a leg (and a tire) up on Jack Frost during the [...]

2018-01-11T04:36:06+00:00

ICBC​ ​Repair​ ​Shop​ ​Tips:​ ​Top​ ​Distracted Drive and​ ​How​ ​to​ ​Avoid​ ​Them

Tires screeching, airbags deploying, glass shattering—vehicle collisions can be a terrifying and an all too common experience in our province. From fender benders to serious crashes, the number of car accidents are on the rise in BC—a continuing trend that’s showing no signs of slowing down. According to ICBC, there were approximately 300,000 vehicle accidents [...]

2018-01-11T04:35:50+00:00

Are We Driving Our Kids to Unhealthy Habits

Are We Driving Our Kids to Unhealthy Habits The 2013 Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth released in May, 2013. It states that many Canadian children and youth are driven to and from destinations when walking, biking or other forms of Active Transportation could be used. This report assigns [...]

2017-07-15T00:10:33+00:00

Nutrition for Healthy Development

Nutrition for Children: Guidelines for Healthier Choices  Over the years our lifestyles have made some dramatic shifts toward convenience over nutrition. With most households requiring two incomes to manage the household financial responsibilities, time and energy for meal preparation has been significantly compromised. The drive-thru window has replaced the dinner table, Our TV’s, magazines and [...]

2017-12-07T22:40:52+00:00

We are designated I-CAR Gold Class

Did you know that On Line Collision is a designated I-CAR Gold Class facility? As such, we are one of a small handful of shops in British Columbia to have achieved such distinction. We are very proud of our staff for their ongoing commitment to training, and their desire to ensure they are well qualified [...]

2018-01-11T04:36:36+00:00

The Importance of Play

OLC Playgrounds believes that the growth of our children begins with the freedom of play. Unstructured play allows our children to evolve as individuals by inspiring them to develop creativity, imagination, dexterity, physical, cognitive, social and emotional strength. Play helps them discover new concepts, new worlds, and new levels of confidence. Play should be fun. [...]

2017-07-03T17:36:34+00:00

Let’s Teach Our Children About Food

Let's Teach Our Children About Food Like many nations, Canada is experiencing an epidemic of overweight and obesity of its population. Presently, 59% of adult Canadians are considered overweight or obese, cities in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia being significantly higher in overweight/obesity population than the national average for adults. Numerous health [...]

2017-12-07T22:41:05+00:00

Sweet Choices!! Healthy Halloween Tips

Sweet Choices!! Healthy Halloween Tips Halloween is here with all the ghouls, goblins, princesses and fairies … an evening of imagination and creativity … a world where fantasy and make believe come to life for a few hours … children of all ages immerse themselves into alter egos for the chance to gather the precious [...]

2018-01-11T04:37:44+00:00

Alex Hope Elementary School Playground

Alex Hope Elementary School Playground A Great Success Story In Fall of 2012 more than 500 students at Alex Hope Elementary found themselves without a playground after the 20-year-old playground equipment was deemed unsafe and demolished. With limited ways to fund a new playground the PAC had to be creative to raise the $100,000 required for building [...]

2018-01-11T04:37:56+00:00