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Canada History: Nov 23, 1968- Passing of a landmark inventor

Very few Canadians will know the name of Henry Seth Taylor, a jeweler and clockmaker in Stanstead Quebec. Nor will they know the names William Still and Frederick B. Fetherstonhaugh of Toronto. The name George Foote Foss, is also a »

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An all-Canadian electric car in the works

While major carmakers around the world are putting electric vehicles into their lineup, the Canadian and Ontario governments have just offered hundreds of millions of dollars to American-based multinational Ford to upgrade its Canadian facility to start producing EV’s in »

Economy, International

Car sharing company ends service in N.America

One of  the world’s, largest car sharing services has announced the unexpected closing of its operations in N. America and three European cities. ShareNow (Car2Go) said February 29, 2020, will be the last day of service in N. America. The service »

Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & 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 & 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 & Animal Life, 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, Highlights

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 & Entertainment, Highlights, International, Internet, Science & 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 »