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December 3, 2018 2:56 PM Canada has achieved a housing soft landing, biggest builder says

“I’ve seen too many hot air balloons before: the higher they go, when they burst, you don’t survive the landing very well and what you end up doing, is you end up disenfranchising a whole generation of young people, a whole decade of chaos,” Gilgan said. Gilgan understands the damage that a popped housing bubble can create: he went through the crash 10

November 26, 2018 11:48 PM GM shows Doug Ford’s Ontario isn’t so ‘Open for Business’

Doug Ford’s attempt at damage control for doomed GM workers consisted of handing out his mobile phone number, and hinting at extra benefits for the jobless. But the damage is done. No matter the premier’s political spin, the economic spinoff from car assembly plants is a powerful force multiplier — or vaporizer, in this case. Oshawa’s loss is Ontario’s 16

November 23, 2018 3:25 PM Artificial intelligence improves highway safety in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS—Artificial intelligence is helping improve safety along a stretch of Las Vegas’ busiest highway. The Nevada Highway Patrol says a yearlong partnership between public safety agencies and a startup technology firm resulted in a 17 per cent reduction in crashes along a portion of northbound Interstate 15 just west of the Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas 12

November 18, 2018 11:45 PM National Parks proving less popular once Canada 150 free entry ended

Parks Canada’s free entry program for the country’s 150th birthday saw Canadians and other visitors flock to national parks and historic sites in record numbers. An extra 2.5 million visitors poured through the gates in 2017. In the first eight months of 2018, the number of visitors fell 10 per cent from the same period in 2017. In some parks that saw the biggest 13

November 16, 2018 10:11 PM WestJet updates training in response to plane issues linked to Lion Air crash

WestJet, which has 10 737 Max aircraft in its fleet, says it worked with Transport Canada and other airlines over the past two weeks to revise its flight manual and increase training on a part of the anti-stall system, a feature that pilots at WestJet and other airlines were unaware existed. On Thursday, the Air Line Pilots Association, which represents 16

November 15, 2018 4:42 PM Electronic driving systems don’t always work, tests show

DETROIT—Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash. The tests brought a warning from the auto club that drivers shouldn’t think that the systems make their vehicles self-driving, and that they should always be ready to take control 14

November 9, 2018 2:40 PM Boeing 757 crash in Guyana injures six passengers

The aircraft, a Boeing 757-200 according Flightradar 24, was bound for Canada when it suffered a hydraulic issue after take-off, AFP reported, citing Guyana’s infrastructure minister, David Patterson. The twin-engine jet skidded off the runway, injuring half a dozen people, according to the report. The plane is a much older model than the Boeing 737 Max operated 23

November 9, 2018 12:24 AM Subaru recalls 640K vehicles globally for stalling problems

DETROIT—Subaru is recalling about 640,000 vehicles worldwide to fix two problems that can cause them to stall. The first recall covers about 229,000 Outback and Legacy vehicles in the U.S. from the 2018 model year. Government documents state a software problem can stop the low-fuel warning light from illuminating and make the miles-to-empty display inaccurate 19

November 6, 2018 4:45 PM Peel paramedic charged with impaired driving, victim identified after car crashes into Lake Ontario in Oakville, killing one

A new Peel Region Paramedic has been charged with impaired driving causing death following a bizarre crash that sent a car into Lake Ontario in Oakville in the early hours on Monday, killing one. The Peel Region Paramedics union confirmed in a tweet Tuesday morning that Aaron Dobbs, 22, is a new member. “We can confirm that the accused in yesterday’s 33

November 4, 2018 3:01 AM Cincinnati Reds minor-league pitcher killed in car crash, two other players injured

CINCINNATI—The Cincinnati Reds say pitcher Jairo Capellan was killed and two other minor leagues players injured in a car accident Saturday morning in the Dominican Republic. Dick Williams, the Reds’ president of baseball operations, confirmed Capellan’s death and said pitcher Raul Hernandez was in critical condition and outfielder Emilio Garcia in stable 16