CSN-Reliable Auto Body Ltd was started by John Orchard in 1951. In 1989, it was purchased by John’s nephew, Jim Barry and Jim’s wife, Karen. Mike MacLaren became Jim’s partner in 2001. Jim retired in 2012 and passed owner-operator status to Mike. In 2020, long-term employee Curtus Larson became a partner in the company in addition to being its general manager.
Reliable Auto Body Ltd is an automotive collision repair facility located in Courtenay. We are an ICBC accredited shop and we strive to provide our clients with the best and most painless service possible. We have a total of 17 employees, which include experienced and professional office staff, collision repair technicians, refinishing technicians, detailers, and parts persons. We currently employ three apprentices.
We provide our clients with a lifetime warranty that is good for as long as the customer owns the vehicle. We complete work for ICBC and most private insurance companies.
Our work experience program is available to high school students from School District 71. This program is available to students who are interested in the auto body field. We provide these students with valuable work experience.
To serve you best, we are accredited with the following organizations:
With an investment in state-of-the-art equipment, professionally trained technicians and friendly staff, we strive to make your collision repair experience as hassle-free as possible, and we’ve got the facility to back it up. Our facility is the largest collision repair facility in the Comox Valley, and you can take advantage of our many amenities, which include: