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INDUSTRY NEWS
New OTC Member Benefit - Group Insurance Benefits with the Personal
OTC
 

Being part of a group can really pay off—particularly when you get exclusive benefits and savings on the things you need in life. The Personal provides home and auto insurance uniquely to groups at rates not available to the general public. 

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Looking Ahead to Eradicating Road Fatalities in Ontario
NETNEWS LEDGER
 

Toronto City Council has agreed to adopt a new version of Vision Zero in a further attempt to prevent fatalities on the roads. 

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Ontario Repairing Roads in Sault Ste. Marie through Connecting Links Program
WAWA-NEWS.COM
 

The Ontario government is putting people first by helping the city of Sault Ste. Marie make roads safer, and ensure Ontario is open for business and open for jobs.

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Ontario Improving Public Transit Across the GTHA
NEWSROOM ONTARIO
 

Ontario is delivering on its promise to get people moving with better transit service that will make lives better and ensure Ontario is open for business and jobs.

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Lower speed limits may be coming
THE LINDSAY ADVOCATE
 

During the July 16 Regular Council meeting, the municipal staff brought forward recommendations to Council surrounding speed concerns across Kawartha Lakes. 

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MUNICIPAL NEWS
Ontario Government Nominates 16 Region of Waterloo Transit Projects to the Federal Government for Funding
GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO NEWS
 

The Ontario Government is investing up to $60.7 million in the Region of Waterloo for transit infrastructure projects under the Investing in Canada ...

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Automated speed enforcement now active at 5 Metro Van intersections
CTV NEWS
 

The technology is part of a road safety initiative announced back in May. Eventually, a total of 35 cameras across the province will be equipped with ...

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Motorists are mistakenly using new Donald Street bike lane
CBC NEWS
 

The city's 2017 Road Safety Report ranked the intersection of Donald and St. Laurent the sixth worst in Ottawa for the number of collisions. That year ...

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Simulator makes distracted driving danger 'obvious and significant' 
TIMMINS TODAY
 

Thanks to the deployment of the Timmins Police “Distracted Driving Simulator”, participants were shown the obvious and significant dangers linked to ...

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Future-proofing parking lots 
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
 

Parking lots rarely attract media attention, but to developers, architects, engineers and property owners they are the linchpin of a fully functioning city.

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City council adopts photo radar report; cameras to be installed by December 
680 NEWS
 

Toronto is one step closer to having photo-radar cameras installed on city streets. City council adopted a report that will see automated speed ...

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Eleven GTHA municipalities can apply for transit project funding 
CANINDIA NEWS
 

Eleven municipalities across the GTHA can now apply for funding to support new transit projects through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure ...

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Toronto aims to have traffic wardens overseeing its busiest intersections by end of 2019 
TORONTO STAR
 

Years after Mayor John Tory first floated the idea of non-police “wardens” keeping traffic moving safely through Toronto's busiest intersections, the city ...

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ER doctors speak out following dozens of recent injuries from e-scooters 
CTV NEWS
 

"In the absence of a sidewalk, exclusive bicycle lane or pathway, the ... looking into e-scooter injuries that may result in safety recommendations.

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Grand Bend street improvements funded
SARNIA OBSERVER
 

Lambton Shores, the municipality that includes Grand Bend, received just more than $1 million from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation for road ...

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Construction begins for added GO train service to Kitchener
CBC NEWS
 

Associate Minister of Transportation, Kinga Surma, says the the new tunnels would allow for more service to the Kitchener line, and says the project is ...

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