Author Archive | Lesley Green

How to Be a Responsible Tourist

Travel tips to help you be the best tourist you can be when you’re in someone else’s home country. Tourism is a massive industry. According to the UN, 1.3 billion tourists travel internationally each year and the tourism sector represents one in 10 jobs globally as a result. Tourism is also an industry that is ... Continue Reading

Scenic Drives Worth the Flight

Is the open road calling you? These scenic routes are not only worth the drive but the flight to get there too. Road trips are the quintessential family vacation, but they don’t always have to be within driving distance from where you live. Sometimes a road trip requires a flight first. These scenic drives are ... Continue Reading

Ontario Cancels Electric Vehicle Incentive Programs

Ontario Cancels Electric Vehicle Incentive Programs

Buying a plug-in vehicle just got a whole lot more expensive. Incentives for buying a battery electric vehicle (BEV) or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) are no more. The incentives, which ranged in value from $5,000 to $14,000 depending on the vehicle purchased, were cancelled by Ontario’s new government on July 11, 2018. Also, cancelled ... Continue Reading

#ParkingFails Caught on Camera

#ParkingFails Caught on Camera

I admit it. Parking is not what I excel at and it turns out, I’m not the only one who struggles with it. A few months back, I came across this picture-perfect parking job near the Kanetix.ca offices. We’re located in downtown Toronto where parking is at a premium—pun intended—and I thought my colleagues would ... Continue Reading

Streetcar is King of the Road

King Street Transit Pilot has Toronto drivers seeking alternative east-west routes. To curb traffic congestion on Toronto’s busiest TTC surface route, the city’s King Street Transit Pilot kicked off November 12, 2017 and is now in full swing. The pilot will run for one year and will affect all areas along King between Bathurst Street ... Continue Reading