Tag: Canada

Alfa Romeo Says Goodbye To V6 Quadrifoglio In America

Alfa Romeo Says Goodbye To V6 Quadrifoglio In America | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The high performance versions of the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio will roll out of production this summer, marking the end of an era 5 hours ago <!––> <!– –> It’s the end of an era and a somber moment for […]

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Feds Want to Ban the World’s Cutest Hacking Device. Experts Say It’s a ‘Scapegoat’

The government of Canada has its sights set on banning the Flipper Zero, an adorable handheld hacking device that is cherished by security researchers and hobbyist hackers and has gained a sizable following on TikTok.  The device is modeled and named after the virtual dolphin from the movie Johnny Mnemonic, and it’s essentially a Tamagotchi […]

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Canadian Realtor Gives A ‘Free’ New Porsche With Every Condo Sale

Canadian Realtor Gives A ‘Free’ New Porsche With Every Condo Sale | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> Canada’s Price Emery Group promises a free Porsche to buyers of million-dollar-plus condos but the details are hazy 5 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Picture this: a condo building where you and all of your neighbors own and drive […]

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Bones Found on Prince Edward Island Beach Are Likely From a Shipwreck, but Which One?

Human bones were found protruding from the side of an eroding cliff on Prince Edward Island in Canada late last month. But it wasn’t a crime scene. The remains, discovered by a resident who was out for a walk along the province’s western coast, were most likely from a shipwreck that occurred roughly 150 years […]

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Canadian Hockey Players to Face Sexual Assault Hearing

At the Leon’s Centre arena, home to the junior hockey team in Kingston, Ontario, a sense of outrage mixed with anticipation as fans who had gathered for a game grappled with the news that five former Canadian junior hockey players — four of whom played in the National Hockey League — had been charged last […]

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Why Are The Northern Lights So Great This Year And Where Can You See Them?

If you’ve been dreaming of watching the Aurora Borealis do her thing and dance across the sky — this is your year! Expedia surveyed travelers and found that chasing the Northern Lights is the most sought-after travel experience of the year, with nearly half of travelers dreaming of catching nature’s shimmering technicolored light display this […]

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The Very Illegal Cafe Where You Can Take Shrooms and Chew Coca

Magic mushrooms on sale and the counter of the Coca Leaf Cafe and Medical Mushroom Dispensary. Photo: courtesy of Dana Larsen “Cops and raids can’t keep us down,” reads a sign outside of the Coca Leaf Cafe and Medicinal Mushroom Dispensary in downtown Vancouver, Canada. In November last year, the emporium – which sells not just Bolivian […]

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Russian Figure Skaters Will Get Olympic Bronze After Valieva Disqualification

International skating’s governing body on Tuesday stripped Russia of its victory in the team figure skating event at the 2022 Beijing Olympics and awarded the gold medal to the United States. The move came one day after the teenage Russian star Kamila Valieva, who had led her team to an apparent victory in the team […]

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Car Theft In Canada Is So Bad That The Government Is Calling A National Summit

Car Theft In Canada Is So Bad That The Government Is Calling A National Summit | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> A significant number of stolen vehicles ultimately find their way to Africa or the Middle East, leaving their owners with little recourse to recover them 5 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Auto theft is becoming […]

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Over 100 Dealers Want To Sell Fisker Models In North America And Europe

Over 100 Dealers Want To Sell Fisker Models In North America And Europe | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The EV startup has also managed to reduce its debt by $185.5 million and is planning a series of new models https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson 3 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Fisker could significantly grow its […]

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More Atmospheric Rivers Are on the Way. Here’s What the West Can Expect.

The Western United States and Canada are likely to see excessive rain and heavy snowfall from a sequence of back-to-back atmospheric rivers beginning this weekend and continuing into next week. An atmospheric river is like a powerful fire hose with only one person holding it. It often has a narrow path of the heaviest and […]

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Jeep Swallowed By Vancouver Sinkhole ‘Felt Like The Movies’

Jeep Swallowed By Vancouver Sinkhole ‘Felt Like The Movies’ | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The owner of the SUV had just recently paid it off and was on the way home when the incident occured https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson January 25, 2024 at 21:09 <!––> <!– –> In Vancouver, Canada, the driver and passenger […]

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Infiniti Vision Qe Concept To Make Global Auto Show Debut In Canada, Preview Upcoming EV

Infiniti Vision Qe Concept To Make Global Auto Show Debut In Canada, Preview Upcoming EV | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The production version of the Vision Qe concept has reportedly been pushed back until 2027 4 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Infiniti introduced the Vision Qe concept last fall and now they’ve announced plans to […]

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Norman Jewison, Filmmaker Who Spanned Genres, Is Dead at 97

Norman Jewison, whose broad range as a filmmaker was reflected in the three movies that earned him Academy Award nominations for best director — the socially conscious drama “In the Heat of the Night,” the big-budget musical “Fiddler on the Roof” and the romantic comedy “Moonstruck” — died on Saturday at his home. He was […]

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Hyundai Debuts Canada-Only 2024 Santa Fe NHL Edition Because Some Stereotypes Are Real

Hyundai Debuts Canada-Only 2024 Santa Fe NHL Edition Because Some Stereotypes Are Real | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> Just 500 NHL Edition Santa Fes will be sold in 2024, and they feature creamy white paint, black wheels, and hockey team logos inside 4 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Canadians really, really, really love hockey, and […]

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U.S. Leads Second Strike Against Houthis in Yemen

The United States carried out another strike against the Houthi militia in Yemen, the U.S. Central Command said on Friday night, bombing a radar facility as part of an effort to further degrade the Iran-backed group’s ability to attack ships transiting the Red Sea. It was the second straight day that the U.S. military fired […]

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Canadian Military Screwed Themselves By Targeting Sex Worker Offering Discount to Soldiers

A photo from Gilchrist’s website. Photo via Sluts4Soldiers.ca A sex worker is fighting back after the Canadian Armed Forces targeted her for offering discounted rates to enlisted men. As was first reported by the Ottawa Citizen, a sex worker near one of Canada’s largest military bases is being targeted by the Canadian Armed Forces because […]

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This Is The Final ‘Standard’ Bugatti Chiron To Be Built

This Is The Final ‘Standard’ Bugatti Chiron To Be Built | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The final example of the remarkable French hypercar is heading to a customer in Canada https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson 3 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Bugatti has just completed production of the standard Chiron and while the final example […]

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Ask-AI gets $11M to advance customer support and more with ‘ASK’ Chrome extension

Join leaders in San Francisco on January 10 for an exclusive night of networking, insights, and conversation. Request an invite here. Customer support is one of the more obvious areas for enterprises to deploy AI solutions — but done incorrectly, it can backfire in a big way, as we learned from the various Chevrolet car […]

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Honda Eyes Canadian EV Plant With Homegrown Batteries

Honda Eyes Canadian EV Plant With Homegrown Batteries | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The Japanese car manufacturer could spend upwards of $14 billion on the massive project https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson 2 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Honda may build an electric vehicle plant in Canada that could even include the in-house production of […]

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A Sharp Warning About Donald Trump

To the Editor: Re “This Election Year Is Unlike Any Other” (editorial, Jan. 7): The editorial board deserves a monumental “thank you!” for spelling out in such detail how uniquely dangerous Donald Trump is. There was no misguided nod to both-sides-ism here. This was the full-throated condemnation of Donald Trump that the facts demand. The […]

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Canada’s Edison Developing EV Kit With Diesel Generator For Classic Pickups

Canada’s Edison Developing EV Kit With Diesel Generator For Classic Pickups | Carscoops <!—-><!– –><!– –><!—-><!—-> The company’s EV powertrain kit will be offered in single-motor and dual-motor guises https://www.carscoops.com/author/bradcarscoops-com/ <!––> by Brad Anderson 12 hours ago <!––> <!– –> Canada’s Edison Motors has revealed that it will start selling electric conversions for classic gas-guzzling […]

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Canada’s Foreign Student Surge Prompts Changes, and Anxiety

The education consultant in India didn’t reveal to Maninderjit Kaur, a Canada-bound student, where exactly, relative to Toronto, the college she had enrolled in was. Ms. Kaur told my colleague, Norimitsu Onishi, that after a never-ending Uber ride — eight hours and 800 Canadian dollars later — she had ended up in Timmins, Ontario, a […]

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Quebec Still Longs for Its Lost Hockey Team, a Nationalist Symbol

When the Nordiques left Quebec nearly 30 years ago, the hockey team’s departure fueled the kind of mythologizing and nostalgia familiar to fans of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Nordiques’ stint in Quebec, playing there in the N.H.L. from 1979 to 1995, overlapped with the French-speaking province’s two failed attempts to secede from the rest of […]

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F.D.A. to Issue First Approval for Mass Drug Imports to States from Canada

The Food and Drug Administration has decided to allow Florida to import millions of dollars worth of medications from Canada at far lower prices than in the United States, overriding fierce decades-long objections from the pharmaceutical industry, according to a senior administration official. The approval is a major policy shift for the United States, and […]

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Canada’s Boreal Forests Badly Damaged by Logging

Canada has long promoted itself globally as a model for protecting one of the country’s most vital natural resources: the world’s largest swath of boreal forest, which is crucial to fighting climate change. But a new study using nearly half a century of data from the provinces of Ontario and Quebec — two of the […]

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Open source AI voice cloning arrives with MyShell’s new OpenVoice model

Join leaders in San Francisco on January 10 for an exclusive night of networking, insights, and conversation. Request an invite here. Startups including the increasingly well-known ElevenLabs have raised millions of dollars to develop their own proprietary algorithms and AI software for making voice clones — audio programs that mimic the voices of users. But […]

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