Wednesday Sep. 20, 2017

Auto & Transport

Toronto - Resale home transactions in the Greater Toronto Area continued at a moderate pace during the first half of March, Toronto Real Estate Board President Maureen O’Neill announced.
Toronto - The McGuinty government announced three new initiatives to encourage commuters and businesses to reduce greenhouse gases, the latest step in the government's climate change plan, announced Transportation Minister Donna Cansfield and Environment Minister Laurel Broten.
Toronto - The province's newest high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane on Highway 404 northbound is now open, Transportation Minister Donna Cansfield announced today.
Toronto - The McGuinty government is making Highway 427 from the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) to the 401 a better route for the thousands of commuters and commercial vehicles that use it every day, Transportation Minister Donna Cansfield announced today.
Brampton - In her skirt and heels, Vanessa Lee, the new service manager, dominates Mazda of Brampton in Brampton's Auto Mall, with big successes and future aspirations for the dealership.
Toronto - Effective September 1, 2007, Transport Canada will make it mandatory for all new cars, vans, light trucks and SUVs to be equipped with anti-theft electronic immobilizers.
Toronto - With the Canadian dollar hovering around the 94 cent mark, Canadians are buying up cars from the United States in record numbers. Last year, Canadians imported 112,826 vehicles from the United States, an increase of 55 per cent from the previous year.
Toronto - Ontario is proposing to regulate speed limiters at 105 kilometres per hour. Regulating the use of speed limiters for large commercial trucks may help prevent serious collisions.  Mandating speed limiters would build on legislation passed this spring.
Mississauga - Commuters will soon be able to tap onto transit with the new Presto card - the first regional fare card for public transit in Canada.  "Presto is a smart card that will revolutionize public transit," said Transportation Minister Donna Cansfield.

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