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New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

By: Callum Micucci|May 25, 2015|12:00 am

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A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

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Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

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An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

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Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario27s20Worst20Roads202015.jpg

Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

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Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

Taxi20jam.jpg

It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

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Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

By: Callum Micucci|May 15, 2015|12:00 am

Railway20Crash.jpg

A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

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Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_68558828.jpg

Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

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OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_31271739.jpg

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

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Insurance News Highlights May 8th

By: Callum Micucci|May 8, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_61769148.jpg

Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

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Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_72716592.jpg

A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

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The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_80152837.jpg

A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

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New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

By: Callum Micucci|May 25, 2015|12:00 am

Flood20insurance.jpg

A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

Read More

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Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

Connected20car.jpg

An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

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Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario27s20Worst20Roads202015.jpg

Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

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Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

Taxi20jam.jpg

It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

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Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

By: Callum Micucci|May 15, 2015|12:00 am

Railway20Crash.jpg

A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

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Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_68558828.jpg

Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

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OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_31271739.jpg

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

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Insurance News Highlights May 8th

By: Callum Micucci|May 8, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_61769148.jpg

Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

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Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_72716592.jpg

A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

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The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_80152837.jpg

A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

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New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

By: Callum Micucci|May 25, 2015|12:00 am

Flood20insurance.jpg

A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

Read More

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Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

Connected20car.jpg

An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

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Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario27s20Worst20Roads202015.jpg

Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

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Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

Taxi20jam.jpg

It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

Read More

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Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

By: Callum Micucci|May 15, 2015|12:00 am

Railway20Crash.jpg

A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

Read More

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Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_68558828.jpg

Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

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OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_31271739.jpg

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

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Insurance News Highlights May 8th

By: Callum Micucci|May 8, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_61769148.jpg

Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

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Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_72716592.jpg

A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

Read More

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The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_80152837.jpg

A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

Read More

Categories:

New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

By: Callum Micucci|May 25, 2015|12:00 am

Flood20insurance.jpg

A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

Read More

Categories:

Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

Connected20car.jpg

An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

Read More

Categories:

Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario27s20Worst20Roads202015.jpg

Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

Read More

Categories:

Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

Taxi20jam.jpg

It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

Read More

Categories:

Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

By: Callum Micucci|May 15, 2015|12:00 am

Railway20Crash.jpg

A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

Read More

Categories:

Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_68558828.jpg

Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

Read More

Categories:

OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_31271739.jpg

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance News Highlights May 8th

By: Callum Micucci|May 8, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_61769148.jpg

Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

Read More

Categories:

Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_72716592.jpg

A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

Read More

Categories:

The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_80152837.jpg

A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

Read More

Categories:

New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

By: Callum Micucci|May 25, 2015|12:00 am

Flood20insurance.jpg

A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

Read More

Categories:

Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

Connected20car.jpg

An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

Read More

Categories:

Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario27s20Worst20Roads202015.jpg

Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

Read More

Categories:

Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

Taxi20jam.jpg

It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

Read More

Categories:

Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

By: Callum Micucci|May 15, 2015|12:00 am

Railway20Crash.jpg

A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

Read More

Categories:

Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_68558828.jpg

Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

Read More

Categories:

OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_31271739.jpg

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance News Highlights May 8th

By: Callum Micucci|May 8, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_61769148.jpg

Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

Read More

Categories:

Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_72716592.jpg

A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

Read More

Categories:

The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_80152837.jpg

A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

Read More

Categories:

New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

By: Callum Micucci|May 25, 2015|12:00 am

Flood20insurance.jpg

A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

Read More

Categories:

Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

Connected20car.jpg

An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

Read More

Categories:

Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario27s20Worst20Roads202015.jpg

Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

Read More

Categories:

Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

Taxi20jam.jpg

It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

Read More

Categories:

Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

By: Callum Micucci|May 15, 2015|12:00 am

Railway20Crash.jpg

A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

Read More

Categories:

Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_68558828.jpg

Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

Read More

Categories:

OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_31271739.jpg

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance News Highlights May 8th

By: Callum Micucci|May 8, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_61769148.jpg

Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

Read More

Categories:

Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_72716592.jpg

A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

Read More

Categories:

The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_80152837.jpg

A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

Read More

Categories:

New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

By: Callum Micucci|May 25, 2015|12:00 am

Flood20insurance.jpg

A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

Read More

Categories:

Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

Connected20car.jpg

An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

Read More

Categories:

Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario27s20Worst20Roads202015.jpg

Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

Read More

Categories:

Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

Taxi20jam.jpg

It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

Read More

Categories:

Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

By: Callum Micucci|May 15, 2015|12:00 am

Railway20Crash.jpg

A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

Read More

Categories:

Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_68558828.jpg

Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

Read More

Categories:

OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_31271739.jpg

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance News Highlights May 8th

By: Callum Micucci|May 8, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_61769148.jpg

Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

Read More

Categories:

Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_72716592.jpg

A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

Read More

Categories:

The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_80152837.jpg

A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

Read More

Categories:

New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

By: Callum Micucci|May 25, 2015|12:00 am

Flood20insurance.jpg

A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

Read More

Categories:

Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

Connected20car.jpg

An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

Read More

Categories:

Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario27s20Worst20Roads202015.jpg

Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

Read More

Categories:

Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

Taxi20jam.jpg

It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

Read More

Categories:

Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

By: Callum Micucci|May 15, 2015|12:00 am

Railway20Crash.jpg

A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

Read More

Categories:

Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_68558828.jpg

Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

Read More

Categories:

OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_31271739.jpg

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance News Highlights May 8th

By: Callum Micucci|May 8, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_61769148.jpg

Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

Read More

Categories:

Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_72716592.jpg

A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

Read More

Categories:

The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_80152837.jpg

A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

Read More

Categories:

New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

By: Callum Micucci|May 25, 2015|12:00 am

Flood20insurance.jpg

A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

Read More

Categories:

Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

Connected20car.jpg

An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

Read More

Categories:

Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario27s20Worst20Roads202015.jpg

Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

Read More

Categories:

Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

Taxi20jam.jpg

It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

Read More

Categories:

Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

By: Callum Micucci|May 15, 2015|12:00 am

Railway20Crash.jpg

A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

Read More

Categories:

Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_68558828.jpg

Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

Read More

Categories:

OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_31271739.jpg

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

Read More

Categories:

Insurance News Highlights May 8th

By: Callum Micucci|May 8, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_61769148.jpg

Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

Read More

Categories:

Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_72716592.jpg

A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

Read More

Categories:

The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

Dollarphotoclub_80152837.jpg

A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

Read More

Categories:

New study ranks Canadian cities for flood preparedness

By: Callum Micucci|May 25, 2015|12:00 am

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A new study that ranks the ability of 15 major Canadian cities to mitigate flood damage has placed Ottawa at the top of the list and Halifax at the bottom….

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Connected cars could cause mobile traffic jams

By: Callum Micucci|May 22, 2015|12:00 am

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An independent research organization in the UK says connected cars could overload mobile networks in the near future. The report, from Machina Research, says that over the next ten years,…

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Toronto knocked out of first place in worst roads survey

By: Callum Micucci|May 21, 2015|12:00 am

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Toronto’s Dufferin St. has been bumped from first to third place on this year’s Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Ontario’s Worst Roads list by two streets in Timmins, Ontario. Dufferin St….

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Uber is dominating the public relations war

By: Callum Micucci|May 19, 2015|12:00 am

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It’s been a roller-coaster month in Toronto for the popular ridesharing company Uber: while traditional Toronto taxi companies turned Bay Street into a parking lot to protest the Silicon Valley…

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Bill would require high-risk rail shipments to have higher insurance limits

By: Callum Micucci|May 15, 2015|12:00 am

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A new bill in the House of Commons would require shipping companies to increase their insurance coverage limits on high-risk shipments by rail, following the Lac-Mégantic railway disaster in 2013….

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Self-driving cars involved in minor collisions

By: Callum Micucci|May 12, 2015|12:00 am

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Four self-driving cars in California have been involved in minor car accidents since September, when the state began issuing test permits to self-driving car companies, according to AP. Two of…

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OPP report increase in impaired driving

By: Callum Micucci|May 11, 2015|12:00 am

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The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have seen an increase in impaired driving charges compared to this same period last year. In the past 30 days, the provincial police have charged…

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Insurance News Highlights May 8th

By: Callum Micucci|May 8, 2015|12:00 am

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Critics say new Ontario insurance regulations slash important benefits Critics are saying that the new Ontario insurance rules leave those critically injured in car accidents without important benefits. The Personal…

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Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

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A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

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The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

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A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

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