by Lori Straus With summer on spring’s heels, nothing says outdoors and socializing more than warm weather, a bright sun, and clear skies. Unfortunately, the pandemic is putting a wrench in many summer road trips and other travel plans. But not to be undone by an invisible foe, several organizations are already trying to find... Read More.
by Lori Straus With regular updates from the government, it’s sometimes hard to know who’s open and who isn’t. Vehicle repair shops have been deemed an essential workplace in Ontario, so you can still have your car repaired during the pandemic. However, it is far from business as usual for car service. Before you take... Read More.
There’s no doubt the main headline in the COVID-19 pandemic is the disease’s potential to cause serious illness and death among those who contract it. But running a close second is the coronavirus outbreak’s effect on the economy. There are few industries that are not suffering financially, and when businesses fall on hard times, so... Read More.
by Chris Chase The auto industry’s fast pace means every year brings new surprises to one of the most integral elements of Ontario’s economy. Lately, though, not all of those surprises have been good ones. Car manufacturers have begun shifting vehicle production away from Ontario, either to the United States or Mexico. Notable recent changes... Read More.
By Lori Straus Winter needn’t be a time when you lock yourself up in your house and wait for the snow to melt. Ontario boasts so many gorgeous destinations for winter travel that it’s almost a shame to spend the season at home. Perhaps even more of a shame would be to spend thousands of... Read More.
By Lori Straus Earlier this year, Volkswagen released a popular commercial for the Jetta GLI that suggests that the car’s stick shift prevents auto theft. Although news stories about car thefts abandoned because of stick shifts show up on occasion, driving one doesn’t necessarily protect your car from theft. On the other side of the... Read More.
By Lori Straus In 2015, a Toronto Uber driver got into an accident. Thankfully, no one was hurt. Because the other driver was at fault, their personal car insurance paid. However, the Uber driver wondered what he would do if he ever needed to make an insurance claim while working. In this blog post, I’ll... Read More.
Whether you’re a resident of Ontario or a visitor, you’re bound by Ontario driving laws. Last October, cannabis became legal in Canada but it can still cause impaired driving. Here’s the lowdown of what that looks like in Ontario.... Read More.