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March 19, 2021

Why Being Likable Never Works

Just about everyone wants to be liked. Being Likable… That’s not just human nature but a survival mechanism that’s been hardwired into the brain chemistry of a […]
March 14, 2021

Steering Wheel Hand Placement

There were some students in my Elder College class last week that were surprised to learn that it was no longer generally acceptable to hold the […]
March 7, 2021

Traffic Ticket Fallacies

I refused to sign the ticket that I got for speeding last week. Does that mean this ticket is invalid and I don’t have to pay […]
March 5, 2021

Be Prepared for Trouble in Winter Snow!

Be Prepared for Trouble in Winter Snow! I remember putting chains on my father’s tow truck and plowing winter snow with the front bumper at 30 […]
March 5, 2021

Pedestrians on the Highway

“Don’t pedestrians have to use the sidewalks?” asks a reader. The concern expressed here is that when a safe place is provided for pedestrians away from […]
February 23, 2021

If you are stopped by the police, just what is it that the officer is entitled to do?

If you are stopped by the police, just what is it that the officer is entitled to do? This is a simple enough question, and one […]
February 12, 2021

Lack of Mufflers

There sometimes seem to be two types of people when it comes to the sounds emitted by vehicle exhaust systems… aka Mufflers: those who hate it […]
February 3, 2021

Those Blinding Blue Headlights

Those Blinding Blue Headlights… The situation may be from one of three causes: poor design, a standard high intensity discharge (HID) headlamp or an improper retrofit. […]
January 27, 2021

Business leaders can learn from political vacation scandal, experts say

The ongoing controversy involving politicians who ignored travel warnings over the holidays holds important lessons for Canadian business executives, according to experts in public relations and […]
January 21, 2021

Do You Know Someone Who Should Not be Driving?

I often hear comments that a friend or family member should not be driving. This person is usually either an older driver or a person suffering […]
January 15, 2021

Employers clamp down on ‘ambiguous’ mask rules as more infections tied to workplaces

On the factory floor, masks were optional. Until last month, workers at TEC Business Solutions’s corrugated packaging plant in Mississauga, Ont. donned a mask, underwent a […]
January 15, 2021

Buying home insurance? Ask these 4 questions first

Purchasing home insurance may not be as fun as choosing new furniture and paint colours, but it’s a critical part of the home-buying process. Your homeowners insurance policy is […]