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Canadians Slow to Embrace Electric and Self-Driving Cars, Reveals New Survey

Canadians Slow to Embrace Electric and Self-Driving Cars, Reveals New Survey

Canadians are deeply connected to their vehicles. In a recent Ipsos poll about three-quarters of people felt their ride reflects their identity and more than half are passionate about automobiles of all sorts. But the survey also showed that burning passion goes a bit lukewarm when Canadians are asked about self-driving and electric cars. Canadians ... 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

Watch: The Fastest Way to Commute in Toronto

Watch: The Fastest Way to Commute in Toronto

Bike vs. car vs. public transit: Which mode of transportation wins the title of being "The Fastest Way to Commute in Toronto"? To test congestion in Toronto via different forms of transit, Kanetix.ca conducted a race between three employees. All three were asked to race during rush hour, from the Kanetix.ca office to Casa Loma—a ... Continue Reading

Distracted Drivers Who Kill or Injure Could Face $50K Fines in Ontario

Distracted Drivers Who Kill or Injure Could Face $50K Fines in Ontario

The Ontario Government is proposing some major penalties for careless drivers, including $50,000 fines and jail time for anyone who injures or kills another person while they’re behind the wheel. The government also plans to get tougher on distracted drivers by introducing a maximum $1,000 fine and a license suspension on their first offence (a ... Continue Reading

Canada Road Safety Week Kicks off the Season of Long Weekends

Police are always on the lookout for drivers who break the rules of the road. But sometimes an enforcement campaign is needed to remind drivers of the proper behaviours to follow in order to keep the roads safe. Canada Road Safety Week runs from May 16 to May 22 this year and the timing of ... Continue Reading