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Environment, Internet, Science and Technology

Study outlines plan to develop clean hydrogen supply network in B.C.

For many, hydrogen cars are the future. But how far are we from seeing them on Canadian roads? This is a question that researchers at the University of British Columbia have begun to answer by developing a hydrogen supply chain» 

Society

B.C. teenager helps solve almost 30-year-old cold case

A 13-year-old teenager helped uncover a 27-year-old unsolved case after finding a car sunk in the depths of Griffin Lake in Revelstoke, British Columbia. On a sunny August day, Max Werenka was on the lake where his family runs a» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, International

Speed, noise, excitement: Toronto Indy this weekend

Not quite the Formula One circus, but not that far from it either. Thousands of race fans are in Toronto this weekend for the 33rd running of the Toronto Honda Indy car race. It’s an interesting race for drivers as» 

Environment, Society

Extreme weather strands cabinet minister, others in cars

Unusual weather caused flooding, stranding a provincial cars in the eastern city of St. John’s yesterday. A snowstorm dumped 10 centimetres of snow in just two hours and then more than 18 millimetres of freezing rain and rain topped it» 

Economy, Society

Stolen vehicle list Canada 2018

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released its top 10 list of stolen vehicles in this country.  Since 2003 they’ve been compiling a list of insurance claims from across Canada to determine the brands and models of vehicles most commonly» 

Economy, Health

Living in a vehicle, by choice or obligation

Not quite homeless, but close Although still generally quite small, there is a slowly growing number of Canadians living in vehicles. In some cases people are being forced out of homes and apartments by high rents, whereas in others they» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Fred Flintstone dream car: Canadian “log” car

Who would have thought?  A Canadian firm has created perhaps the world’s only, actual log car. It’s also the fastest, at 90 km/hr.  (Apparently its top speed would be over 200km/h but that has never been tested.) It’s called the» 

Economy, Society

There it was, gone! Stolen cars in Canada

Top ten stolen vehicles in Canada If you own a late model Ford pickup in Canada, you might not own it for long. A prime target for theft across Canada, a recent model F350. A popular target across Canada, various» 

Society

Car torched after Muslim cemetery announcement

Many Canadians were mortified to learn that a car belonging to the head of a Quebec City mosque was firebombed on August 6, right outside his home. The mosque is the same one where a gunman opened fire on January» 

Society

Toronto police ask the public about squad car design

Police in Canada’s largest city are asking for public input on the new design for squad cars. The Toronto Police Services Boardhad chosen a dark grey design in November 2016 but people complained it wasn’t visible enough or looked more»