An Edmonton couple says they're lucky to be alive after narrowly avoiding a rogue tire that had come off a trailer at high speed along the Yellowhead Trail and collided with a light pole with enough impact to send it crashing down on top of their truck, shattering its windshield.
An automotive industry analyst says that despite reported doom and gloom about the sector, average employment in the industry at the end of the third quarter was up one per cent compared with a year ago.
He was the face of Toyota in the U.S. unintended acceleration crisis, steered the automaker through the Great Recession, started and closed the youth-oriented Scion brand and reorganized North American operations.
The Rural Municipality of St. Clements is urging people to keep their vehicles off the ice after five vehicles, including a truck and camper trailer, broke through the ice on Lake Winnipeg Sunday near Balsam Bay.
Canadian roads are poised to undergo a massive shift in the years to come, thanks to technological advances and an aging population. In this special series, CTVNews.ca takes a deeper look at the future of Canadian driving.