Author Archive | Lesley Green

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

Flying to the United States? Better Head to the Airport Earlier

Flying to the United States? Better Head to the Airport Earlier

New enhanced security measures prompt Air Canada and WestJet to advise passengers flying to U.S. destinations to arrive at airport at least two hours in advance. When flying to U.S. destinations, there are a few things you need (other than your luggage) to ensure your trip takes off without a hitch: your flight details, the ... Continue Reading

More Than Half of Millennials Do Not Have Life Insurance

More Than Half of Millennials Do Not Have Life Insurance

TD survey reveals there’s a gap in the financial picture for millennials: life insurance. From paying off student debt and managing day-to-day expenses to buying a house and starting a family, millennials have plenty to consider when it comes to financial planning. However, a new survey from TD suggests that many are overlooking life insurance. ... Continue Reading