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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Electric Car Revolution – Are You Ready to Plug In?

BY: MALAIKA BRYCE Electric cars have been around since the 1890’s, but it took until 2008 for the electric car to gain any sort of...

Addiction Research Shows Texting While Driving Maybe – “Out of Our Hands”

BY MALIAKA BRYCE Drivers engaged in text messaging on a cell phone are twenty three times more likely to be involved in a crash or...

Diplomacy Doesn’t Work with 407 ETR

BY TAMMY FLORES We have heard many stories in the media whereby 407 ETR incorrectly billed people due to 407 ETR’s equipment failure. Double billing,...

407ETR Asks Us to Do Them a Favor

BY TAMMY FLORES In my last article, I spoke about how 407 ETR started to send out what the company is calling a “discretionary interest...

407 ETR Sends Out a “Discretionary Interest Adjustment”

BY TAMMY FLORES I got home from work last week to open an invoice from 407 ETR for one of the three accounts the company...

Terms of Finance – What It All Means

BY JELANI DANIEL  The auto financing process can sometimes be overwhelming for first time buyers or those looking to lease. You can use this article...

407 ETR: Traffic Management Reduces Environmental Impact of Driving?

BY TAMMY FLORES  When it was free to travel on Highway 407, it was very noticeable how free flowing Highway 401 became. October 15th, 1997,...

The Electric Car: Hybrid, Tesla, and Beyond

BY JELANI DANIEL  Electric vehicles were thought of as an unrealistic novelty during the earlier centuries. Although such technology seemed out of reach, the boost...

How to Sell the Public on HOT Lanes

BY TAMMY FLORES The private sector has been lobbying our leaders to be their champions for HOT Lanes. The private sector wants politicians and bureaucrats...

Keeping Your Car in Tip-Top Shape

BY JELANI DANIEL With spring quickly approaching, the warmer weather gives automobile drivers a chance to make up for lost time. Maintaining your car can...

Community News

A Helping Hand to Childhood Education in Jamaica

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON In Jamaica, a central and popular belief is that “education is the key to success” and it all starts at the elementary...

Caribbean Tales International Film Festival 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN This year, the Caribbean Tales International Film Festival celebrated twelve years through the act of diversity and legacy in the city of...

Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra Brings Home The Gold!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Steelpan or Steel drums are a musical instrument originating from the Island of Trinidad and Tobago. It is made from large 55-gallon...

A-Supreme Foundation Prepares To Host Gala In Support Of Seniors

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON A-Supreme Foundation, a charitable organization aimed at providing care and support to vulnerable and low-income seniors unable to afford adequate home care,...

Jamaican Diaspora Presents New Crime Prevention Strategies At Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  On the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories website, it is recommended that travellers exercise a high degree of caution when travelling to...