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Canadian Government To Subsidize Electric Cars

In Canada, the government has decided to introduce $5,000 subsidy when you buy an electric car anywhere in Canada to get more people to buy electric vehicles. In order to get the subsidy your electric car has to cost less than $45,000. Provinces like Quebec and British Columbia have already subsidies for electric cars, but … Continue reading Canadian Government To Subsidize Electric Cars

Blackberry to add 800 jobs in Ottawa, build self driving cars

Blackberry teamed up with federal government and will be investing $350m to build self-driving cars in Ottawa. Federal government will pitch in $40m while Blackberry itself will be investing $310m. The jobs will be added over the next 10 years. In January, Ontario government has announced greater leway for self driving cars to operate in … Continue reading Blackberry to add 800 jobs in Ottawa, build self driving cars

Toronto loses Amazon HQ2, but gains 600 tech jobs

Amazon said it will be looking to hire 600 technology professionals over the coming years. This is on top of 800 they already employ in Ontario’s capital. This news comes to addition of many other tech companies like Microsoft, Facebook, and Shopify opening new offices and hiring thousands of new employees combined. Toronto can not … Continue reading Toronto loses Amazon HQ2, but gains 600 tech jobs

Doug Ford allows self-driving cars in Ontario

Doug Ford, recently elected Ontario premier, has decided to cut down on some red tape when it comes to self driving cars in Canadian province of Ontario. Of course, it will not be free for all , and drivers would need to follow the following exemptions: Regular folks like you and me can use self-driving … Continue reading Doug Ford allows self-driving cars in Ontario

Same Day Deliveries for Weed in Ontario

You do not need to be Amazon Prime member to get your weed same day in Ontario. Province has announced that they will now allow same day deliveries. The Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation, or OCRC for short, has started tender process to pick the couriers. Pricing for deliveries were not announced, but ORCR hopes to … Continue reading Same Day Deliveries for Weed in Ontario

Ontario Officially Approves Drone Deliveries

The future is here. Drones will officially start their deliveries in Ontario starting March 1st 2019. Small community of Moose Factory, with population ‎of 2458, has signed on with Drone Deliver Canada to help them with deliveries of food, mail and medical supplies as it is almost impossible to get them to the island by other means. … Continue reading Ontario Officially Approves Drone Deliveries

Tesla Takes Ontario to Court and Wins

Ontario judge ruled that new conservative government in Ontario had no right to cancel electronic car rebates against Tesla and other manufacturers. What this means is that Ontario government has no right to block people to apply for Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program (EHVIP) rebates. If you have not purchased Tesla yet now is … Continue reading Tesla Takes Ontario to Court and Wins