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February 8, 2018 – 3:07 pm | 803 views | Edit Post

Montreal is the laughing stock of North America when it comes to infrastructure management. Specifically, a legacy of corruption, short-sighted planning, and the sheer incompetence of its political leadership have hobbled one of the largest cities on the continent when it comes to managing traffic and attracting international investment. To this we can now add the hubris of newly-elected Montreal mayor Valerie Plante and Plateau-Mont-Royal borough mayor Luc Ferrandez in deciding to close Mount Royal to automobile traffic in the spring of 2018.

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Beware Online Car Sales Scams

February 1, 2010 – 7:03 pm | 3,793 views | Edit Post

The old cliché that the internet is full of scams is in some ways still accurate today. As in any situation where you are asked to part with your money, when shopping online you should always make sure that the person you are doing with – virtual or otherwise – is on the up and up.

A Winter Car Storage Checklist

December 3, 2009 – 5:57 pm | 5,888 views | Edit Post

This week I finally faced up to reality and put the Miata away for its first winter sleep in my care. While I know that many Miata-ites are comfortable strapping on a hard top and tackling the snow and ice without a second thought, I am not willing to deal with the eventual corrosion issues that Canadian winters would visit on my track car.

Car Buying Advice From A Car Writer – The Most Important Opinion Is Your Own

November 5, 2009 – 5:52 pm | 2,340 views | Edit Post

Don’t get me wrong – I am flattered that people think enough of my opinion to ask what I would do if I were in their shoes. The truth of the matter is, however, that buying a car is a really personal decision that involves a lot of factors specifically related to the needs of the buyer.