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Sunday, June 24, 2018

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...

407ETR MATTERS: 407 ETR’s Argument to Supreme Court is Disrespectful

By Tammy Flores June 4th, 2014 Edition I have to say, my blood has not boiled over, EVER, so much as it has reading 407 ETR’s...

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...

The Millenial Car Race

BY JELANI DANIEL It seems that Millennials (aged 18-34) are becoming the focus of car companies but for reasons regarding shifting wants and needs, not...

Fuel Economy and the Modern Consumer

BY JELANI DANIEL Fuel economy is the auto industries modern buzz word since many drivers are facing heavy commutes, minimizing spending and trying to work...

407ETR MATTERS: Paying government services to pass the buck!

By Tammy Flores August 28th, 2013 Edition In my last article I pointed out some sections in a 2005 judgment that I suspect was the Ministry...

407 ETR Ignores Consumer Protection Laws

BY TAMMY FLORES Between 2005 and 2007, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, made decisions that gave room for 407 ETR to ignore consumer protection...

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 MATTERS: Waiting on Appeal Court’s Judgment

By Tammy Flores November 20th, 2013 Edition On June 10th, 2013, the Court of Appeal heard submissions from the Superintendent of Bankruptcies office and Class Action...

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...

Community News

QCAAT hosts annual Father’s Day brunch fundraiser

BY: LEANNE BENN Father’s Day is coming up and many of us would like to appreciate the father and father figures we have in our...

Caribbean women empower & inspire each other to live life their way

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Smart, beautiful, strong, and powerful are only some of the attributes used to describe the women filled the room on Saturday, May...

Congress of Black Women of Canada Mississauga and Area Chapter celebrated black excellence in...

BY: ASHELLY SMITH On Sunday, June 10, 2018, Congress of Black Women of Canada Mississauga and Area Chapter awarded nine scholarships in the amount of...

Tis The Season 2018

BY: KATHY McDONALD It’s mind-boggling when you think that we are in the genesis of another graduation season. The provincial elections have come and gone...

Breaking Records

BY: JELANI GRANT With a record number of black candidates running for this year’s Ontario election, the Jamaican Canadian Association invited each of these candidates...