Ottawa-Area Honda Dealers Address Automotive Skills Shortage
Ottawa, ON, June 25, 2007- Four Ottawa-area Honda dealers addressed the current skilled-trades shortage in the automotive industry with a $100,000 donation to the Algonquin College Foundation and the College’s Transportation Technology Centre on Monday, June 25, in the S Building on the College’s Woodroffe Campus. Donations from Civic Motors, Dow Honda, Hunt Club Honda, and Ottawa Honda will go to the Algonquin College Foundation’s Transportation Technology Campaign.
Photo: Front row: John-Paul Tapp, Dean, School of Transportation and Building Trades, Algonquin College; Bob Fevens, Executive Director, Ottawa New Car Dealers Association; Charles Bordeleau, Chair, Algonquin College Foundation; Brenda Rothwell, Executive Director, Algonquin College Foundation; Jeff Mierins, Dealer Principal, Dow Honda; Arnie E. Mierins, Owner, Civic Motors; Raymonde Hanson, Vice President, Academic, Algonquin College.
Back row: Morris Uremovitch, Executive Dean, Faculty of Technology and Trades, Algonquin College; Robert Letourneau, Vice President, Administration, Algonquin College; Vik Dilawri, General Manager, Ottawa Honda; Paul Sytema, Manager, Hunt Club Honda; Kent MacDonald, Vice President, Student Services and Development, Algonquin College; Robert Gillett, President, Algonquin College.