REGIONAL NEWS | ATLANTIC

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GO BIG, OR GO HOME Halifax’s Jeff Farwell, CEO of All EV Canada, recently acquired the dealership Pure EV, with plans on expanding further across Canada. “We want to own the used vehicle market from the point of view of being able to offer affordable options for electric vehicles,” said Farwell. On Tuesday, Farwell announced […]

REGIONAL NEWS | QUEBEC

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BREWING UP CHANGE Allstate Insurance Company of Canada plans to give back to their local community in Montreal with the announcement of a $10,000 donation to the Old Brewery Mission’s (OBM) affordable housing program. The COVID-19 pandemic has put yet another strain on the lives of Canada’s homeless population and Allstate is hoping to do […]

ONTARIO | REGIONAL NEWS

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STORM AREA X.O. Ottawa’s AV (autonomous vehicle) industry is flush with cash following a $17 million government investment into its local testing facility. With this joint investment between Invest Ottawa and the federal government through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), staking $10 million and $7 million respectively, the city will […]

REGIONAL NEWS | MANITOBA

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NEW YEAR, NEW JAWS The La Broquerie Fire Department of Manitoba will be receiving a new Jaws of Life set to help the unit respond more swiftly to multiple vehicle collisions. “We’ve been looking at these for a couple of years now and this year it worked out quite well,” notes Fire Chief Alain Nadeau, […]

SASKATCHEWAN | REGIONAL NEWS

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BEST OF SASKATOON Every year, Saskatoon residents vote on their favourite people, places, businesses, creations and events, the local magazine then publishes the winners for their “Best of Saskatoon” issue. Planet S – Saskatoon’s local magazine, is published every two weeks with their best issue being “Best of Saskatoon,” which gets published twice a year […]

REGIONAL NEWS | ALBERTA

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COVID CANCELS CALGARY AUTO SHOW Calgary Motor Dealers Association has announced that the 2021 Calgary International Auto and Truck Show will be cancelled due to uncertainty regarding the pandemic. “It is an unprecedented time for everyone from both a business and personal perspectives,” said Jim Gillespie, executive director of the Calgary Motor Dealers Association and […]

REGIONAL NEWS | BRITISH COLUMBIA

REVVED UP AT ELECTRAMECCANICA Canadian electric-vehicle startup ElectraMeccanica says it will open six U.S. retail outlets before the end of November. The stores will open in the following cities: San Diego, California; Santa Clara, California; Walnut Creek, California; Brea, California; Scottsdale Arizona, and Glendale, Arizona. ElectraMeccanica says the Scottsdale store will be a seasonal one. […]