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memories of the ’70s – Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Drivers in the mid 1970s made this brand their favourite car for 1975: the Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. Faced with concerns over gas prices due to the energy crisis in previous years, car buyers in the US focused on the Oldsmobile … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Ford Escort

After the gas shortages of the late 1970s and the more eco-minded influences that started out at the beginning of the 1980s, Ford Motor Company introduced the Ford Escort. This small car debuted in 1981, the first front-wheeled compact car … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Ford LTD

In the early 1970s, one of the most popular cars was the Ford LTD. The next generation from the Ford Galaxie, the LTD was bigger, bolder and certainly noticed. LTD was the acronym for luxury trim decor. In 1971, Ford … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Christine

A scary killer – but its not an adult or a child – its Christine. Based on a Stephen King novel, this film was directed by John Carpenter, known for his penchant for the scary thriller.¬†Christine is a sentient vehicle, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – DeLorean

With the numerous cars produced each year, in a decade is there one that is memorable? For the 1980s, the DeLorean was the talk of the auto world and also became a Hollywood star. Created by auto executive John DeLorean, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Ford Pinto

Although this decade was known for its muscle cars, the auto manufacturers were also responding to a new category of urban car. In Fall 1970, Ford Motor Company brought a new small car to market: the Pinto. Named after a … Continue reading

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Travel tips – the long weekend

It’s the beginning of another long weekend in several Canadian provinces to celebrate their province. As many friends head out to cottages in Ontario and Quebec¬†or to cabins or summer houses in the eastern or western provinces, I still have … Continue reading

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