Rides and Rotisseries: PaintSource to unveil retrofitted muscle car at Show & Shine BBQ

Scarborough, Ontario – Paint Source Automotive is excited to bring together the community for a barbeque celebrating the return of the Police and Community Educating Racers (PACER) Program, first launched in 2001. Citing increases in street racing and illegal modifications, this relaunch features the Show & Shine Barbeque, on August 7, unveiling PACER’s new vehicle: […]

Phone It In: North Bay Police to report collisions with apps, starting July

North Bay, Ontario — Starting July, police officers in North Bay can look forward to reporting crashes on smartphones. In an interview with BayToday, North Bay’s police chief said the app would be rolled out to investigating officers in July as a timesaving measure, fast-tracking necessary documentation. Previously, collision reporting paperwork for investigating officers involved […]

Surprise Visit: European authorities raid Hyundai and Kia, diesel defeat devices suspected

Frankfurt, Germany — On June 29, European authorities raided multiple Hyundai and Kia buildings in Frankfurt and Luxembourg. This operation was coordinated by Eurojust under suspicion that the South Korean companies were equipping vehicles with illegal diesel defeat devices. This device analyzes different inputs such as steering and throttle to identify whether a vehicle is […]

A Grizzly Affair: Hamilton Investigation seizes stolen cars, guns, drugs

Hamilton, Ontario – Hamilton Police Service’s Project Grizzly has laid over 200 charges and located 19 stolen vehicles in their investigation into an organized car theft ring. Twenty-Eight people in total have been charged after HPS’ month-long investigation. The investigation itself was conducted in conjunction with Niagara police services and Equite Association (Former Insurance Bureau […]

We Didn’t Start the Fire: Two vehicle fire under investigation in Nunavut city

Picture taken by Emma Tranter from Nunatsiaq News Iqaluit, Nunavut- At approximately 1:30 AM Tuesday, June 21st, came reports of a two-vehicle fire behind Iqaluit’s 8-story apartment complex. These abandoned vehicles were considered “derelict” says Sharon Nowlan, acting fire chief for Iqaluit. A nearby third vehicle was also prevented from catching ablaze by the Iqaluit […]

Theft Ring Thwarted: Four car thieves arrested in Montreal

Montreal, Quebec – On May 31, four suspects in connection with a car theft ring were arrested by the Montreal police. According to the police, up to 46 SUVs were stolen between April and December 2021, several of which were found in containers at the Port of Montreal. Two suspects remain in police custody, facing […]

Dire Data: OPP report collision fatalities on track for highest rate in ten years

Windsor, Ontario — Ontario is on course for a record-breaking year—not a record anyone wants to see broken, mind you, as the Ontario Provincial Police reported that the province is on the way to surpass road fatality rates unseen in a decade. The last time Ontario recorded at least 100 collision deaths by the second […]

Who Sent You?: San Francisco police stumped by driverless rideshare vehicle

San Francisco, California — Are they the San Francisco Police Department or amateur ghost hunters? Officers were caught on camera earlier in April attempting to perform a traffic stop on a driverless rideshare vehicle shortly before it took off on history’s lowest effort escape attempt. The video that has been circulating social media over the […]

Hooked Up: Provincial Towing Association of Ontario supports operator licensing plan

Ottawa, Ontario — Advocates for Ontario’s towing industry are voicing their support for the provincial government’s plans to introduce a tow operator licensing framework, in the hopes of securing a more fair and ethical way forward for those employed in the industry. The Provincial Towing Association of Ontario (PTAO) says that it fully endorses the […]