With over 35 years of experience, CSN The Coachworks has been dedicated to producing top quality auto body repairs and providing personalized service for our clients. We take pride in our highly-qualified technicians and the work they do to make sure you get the peace of mind you deserve while your vehicle repairs.

Address: 117 Hobson Lake Drive
City: Halifax
Province: NS
Postal Code: B3S0E4
Main Intersection:
Bayers Lake Industrial Park

Phone: 902-450-5100
Fax: 902 450 5200

Owner: Dale Keizer
General Manager: Greg Trueman
CSN Member Since: 2014

Shop Hours:
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


Located in Halifax, NS, CSN - THE COACHWORKS offer Automotive collision Repair services:

  • National Lifetime Warranty
  • Vehicle Collision Repair
  • 24 Hour Towing
  • Glass Repair
  • Paint Work
  • Paintless Dent Repair
  • Scratch and Dent
  • Auto Accessories

Schedule an appointment online with  CSN - THE COACHWORKS today!


Our mission is to bring safety, reliability and trust to every Canadian car owner.

No matter what happens...We’ll straighten it out. 

Learn about our facility:

We are equipped with 3 wedge clamp frame stations, which are equipped to handle a job that has a small impact to a large impact. No job is too big for us to handle. CSN The Coachworks is well known for their expertise in the car frame-straightening field. CSN The Coachworks is also equipped with 2 down draft spray booths. Not only does this bake the paint to a factory finish, it also removes harmful chemicals from the paint before escaping into the environment. With all repairs, we give a written lifetime guarantee.


Meet our staff:


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Back Floor

Redmond Keating - Detailer

Jerome Bernier – Paint and Refinish Technician

Brian Dunham – Paint and Refinish Technician

Manny Rapanakis – Paint and Refinish Technician

JR Donavan – Body Technician

Steve Lewis – Body Technician

Terry Berrington – Junior Body Technician

Dave Wright – Junior Body Technician

John MacMillan – Junior Body Technician

Greg Trueman – Production Manager


Front Office

Alana Ramsay – Office Manager

Chris Yates – Repair Planner

Colin Dickson – Repair Planner

Chris McNeil – Parts Manager

Tina Isnor-Smith - Accounting

Insurance Companies

"I am very happy with the repairs and appreciate your professional and friendly staff."

  • G. Miles 


"Getting in accident was horrible and I was shook up and overly worried but CSN made the process of getting the vehicle fixed effortless. They took a lot of the stress and worry away."

  • A. Clarke


"All the staff is a pleasure to deal with - they are very thorough with their duties and take pride in doing a good job."

  • A. Theriault.


"I was extremely pleased with the way everything was taken care of. The staff were fantastic, very helpful and the car looked brand new when it came out of the shop. I would definitely recommend this repair shop to anyone."

  • D. Silcox


"Service was excellent. Alana was very customer focused. I was very impressed with the detailing of my vehicle when I go it back. It was spotless both inside and out. Thank you and keep up the great work."

  • B. Martell
Training and Credentials

CSN The Coachworks is I-CAR certified:

I - CAR Certified Collision Repair status is a proof that customers are dealing with an industry leader. The GOLD CLASS certification requires the most up to date training, equipment and technology to perform repairs of any complexity, bringing your car to a pre-accident condition in a timely manner.

More information: I-Car Gold Class


CSN The Coachworks is CCIAP certified:

CCIAP is run by and for the Canadian collision repair industry. The program is managed by AIA Canada, a national association which reaches the entire industry. 

Dealership Partners
OEM Certified

CSN The Coachworks is a Profirst Certified Collision Centre

When you want professional, quality collision repair, consider a ProFirst Certified Body Shop.

All ProFirst Certified shops are validated for their skill and expertise, commitment to a complete, proper and safe repair, to ongoing industry education, and to customer satisfaction. Each shop is validated annually by an independent third party to help ensure a high standard of repair quality.

CSN The Coachworks is a Ford Certified Collision Centre

To face accelerating technological change, Ford owners are more aware than ever of the importance of having the right collision repair performed in order to restore their vehicle back to manufacturer specifications. And, the best way to ensure the vehicle’s fit, finish, durability, value, and safety is to have the repairs made with the right parts, by Certified Collision Repair Providers who have invested in the right tools, equipment, and training.

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