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NEW YORK (AP) — Google is disclosing more details about the 12 accidents involving its self-driving cars so far as part of a commitment to provide monthly updates about the safety and performance of the vehicles. The summary released Friday described all of the...read more
By Brian Caldwell | Waterloo Region Record KITCHENER — The fraud and theft trial of prominent former financial planner Daniel P. Reeve started in Kitchener on Monday with allegations that 41 investors lost a total of $10 million. When Reeve was charged in 2012, police...read more
By Marley Jay THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Allstate will start insuring drivers who pick up passengers through ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft. The insurer said Wednesday that the Ride for Hire policy will cost $15 to $20 a year on average and will provide...read more
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CALGARY, June 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Floodinsurance.ca is Alberta's #1 overland water insurance resource. This online, independent broker offers consumers' choices in overland water coverage, especially as more insurance companies in Alberta begin offering coverage....read more
Why do I need reflectors? I’ve got lights!
Why do I need reflectors? I've got lights! An important piece of safety equipment that is often overlooked on all variety of vehicles is the humble reflector. Why do I need reflectors? I've got lights! I heard this many times at the roadside after pointing out a lack...read more
By VALERIE RABURN Source: The Wall Street Journal Google ’s new foray into the American auto-insurance market will likely bring in a good chunk of revenue, what’s precious to the Silicon Valley giant is the mass of data it will be able to collect. In March, the...read more
Calgary has a reputation as being the hailstorm capital of Canada.
Calgary has a reputation as being the hailstorm capital of Canada. By Phil Heidenreich and Doug Vaessen Global News CALGARY- After several devastating hailstorms over the past few summers, hail suppression experts are gearing up for the possibility of another summer...read more
By Jen Skerritt, Bloomberg Source: www.agweb.com Gray clouds gather near Greg Bowie’s Alberta ranch, but not a raindrop in sight. Bowie’s 350-acre pasture is so thirsty that it hasn't grown enough to feed his 100 cattle. He spent C$3,600 ($2,892) in May to truck in...read more
Jamie Condliffe | gizmodo.com We've all misplaced our cell phone and spent what seems like hours searching for it—but some people take losing handsets to a whole new level. Chances are, you've never lost a phone as impressively as the people that feature in these...read more