Updating Your Engine’s Computer

Updating Your Engine’s Computer

I’ll have to admit, cars’ touchscreen media/navigation units are pretty convenient. But, as you can imagine, those things are very expensive to replace! For example, a new unit for a 2011 Honda CR-V is just over $5,000 for the part alone, nevermind the cost of labour....
Is Your Car Seat Installed Correctly?

Is Your Car Seat Installed Correctly?

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 a 2-year-old fell out of a vehicle that was travelling on a ramp on Toronto’s Don Valley Parkway. The rear passenger door opened while the vehicle was moving and the child car seat fell out with the toddler still strapped in it. Police...
Towing A Stroller

Towing A Stroller

A YouTube video shows a woman on a scooter towing a baby carriage across a busy road. It’s earned comments along the lines of ‘most horrible parenting.’ Can you believe this video?! What’s not clear is whether or not there’s actually a child in the stroller. The video...
DO YOU KNOW HOW TO CHANGE A SPARE TIRE?

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO CHANGE A SPARE TIRE?

According to a recent Skills Canada survey, many Canadians don’t have practical, everyday skills. The survey results aren’t surprising to many of us in the skilled trades, we’ve long known that Canada is facing a critical skilled labour shortage. Ask anyone who...
Minor Chip In Your Windshield?

Minor Chip In Your Windshield?

Does this happen to you? You’re driving on the highway and all of a sudden you hear a loud ‘ping’. Next thing you know, you’re scouring your windshield to see if there’s a chip somewhere! A windshield chip may be something small and you may still be able to see...