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    2014 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

    2014 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

    Ron Cantiveros April 2, 2014 Comments Off on 2014 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

    Keeping warm during the deep freeze The deep freeze is finally over, or so we all hope. After learning that our last winter was the second coldest on record in the last 75 years

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    Pothole Season

    Pothole Season

    Ron Cantiveros April 2, 2014 Comments Off on Pothole Season

    Winnipeg drivers have another season to deal with as we slowly await the milder spring temperatures. Yes, it’s pothole season and somehow, this spring in Winnipeg has been really bad and not so kind

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    2014 Toyota Corolla S CVT

    2014 Toyota Corolla S CVT

    Ron Cantiveros April 1, 2014 Comments Off on 2014 Toyota Corolla S CVT

    The 2014 Toyota Corolla isn’t your father’s boring Corolla anymore! Toyota has completely redesigned the new Corolla and they actually made it look nice. It has some great styling features on the exterior and

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    Falling in love with Churchill

    Falling in love with Churchill

    Ron Cantiveros April 1, 2014 Comments Off on Falling in love with Churchill

    The first time I landed in Churchill was three years ago and I’ve been back a couple times. To say I’ve fallen in love with Churchill is an understatement. Snorkelling with beluga whales in

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    Built For Winter

    Built For Winter

    Ron Cantiveros March 27, 2013 Comments Off on Built For Winter

    I’ve come to accept and embrace our beautiful Winnipeg winters. I don’t mind the blowing snow or the frostbite warning windchill temperatures. In fact, I don’t complain about the lovely weather we’ve been receiving

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    Winter driving fun in the 2013 BMW X3

    Winter driving fun in the 2013 BMW X3

    Ron Cantiveros March 21, 2013 Comments Off on Winter driving fun in the 2013 BMW X3

    There have been several first time experiences in the last couple months of reviewing vehicles. I was at the Detroit Auto Show and the Toronto Auto Show for the first time. Last fall, was

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    CROWN Toyota Scion opens March 11

    CROWN Toyota Scion opens March 11

    Ron Cantiveros March 21, 2013 Comments Off on CROWN Toyota Scion opens March 11

    Sunshine Toyota is moving and will be renamed “CROWN” Toyota Scion and will be Manitoba’s only Scion Dealership. Congratulations to Ashok & Annu Dilawri and the Dilawri Group on the opening of your newest

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    2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S

    2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S

    Ron Cantiveros February 19, 2013 Comments Off on 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S

    The email read, “Can you fit the Porsche 911 Carrera S into your schedule?” I barely had a chance to hit the reply button and I was already thinking of where to drive the

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    Culinary romance on the Assiniboine

    Culinary romance on the Assiniboine

    Ron Cantiveros February 19, 2013 Comments Off on Culinary romance on the Assiniboine

    There are amazing things happening in a little white tent nestled along the banks of the Assiniboine River as it meets with Red River. The trappers of the fur trade probably never had it

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    2013 Acura RDX

    2013 Acura RDX

    Ron Cantiveros February 6, 2013 0

    Hey look, it’s Acura MDX’s little brother! The Acura RDX is a premium CUV (compact utility vehicle) with all-wheel drive and seems perfect for our winter driving conditions. I personally love the look of

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    The Super Cars of the 2013 Detroit Auto Show

    The Super Cars of the 2013 Detroit Auto Show

    Ron Cantiveros January 23, 2013 0

    There are cars and then there are super cars! Travelling to the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit for the very first time, I had no idea what to expect for the

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    2013 Acura ILX: Not just a pretty face

    2013 Acura ILX: Not just a pretty face

    Ron Cantiveros January 10, 2013 0

    By Jackie Doming In the year of auto reviews for the Filipino Journal, there have been several times where I have to review more than one vehicle at a time. In an odd occurrence

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    Slow & Steady: Churchill Drift

    Slow & Steady: Churchill Drift

    Ron Cantiveros January 2, 2013 0

    I’m going to admit this year behind the wheel has been extremely exciting. Week after week for the last year, I’ve been in the driver’s seat of a brand new vehicle. Some fast, some

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    Celebrating Canada’s Game at the 100th Grey Cup

    Celebrating Canada’s Game at the 100th Grey Cup

    Ron Cantiveros January 2, 2013 0

    There were many story lines leading up to the 100th Grey Cup between the Calgary Stampeders and the Toronto Argonauts. Of particular importance to me was Calgary Stampeder quarterback Kevin Glenn’s return to the

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    The luxurious 2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid

    The luxurious 2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid

    Ron Cantiveros December 10, 2012 0

    Whoa, a Porsche! A little over a year ago, I took a Ford Mustang Convertible from one end of the province to the other. That was fun. Earlier this year, I explored the fine

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    2013 Hyundai Elantra GT SE

    2013 Hyundai Elantra GT SE

    Ron Cantiveros November 28, 2012 0

    I’ve been impressed with the recent design and style changes across all Hyundai cars over the years. My perceptions have changed considerably since riding in my friend’s Hyundai Sonata back in my university days

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    2013 Chevy Spark 2LT

    2013 Chevy Spark 2LT

    Ron Cantiveros November 8, 2012 0

    The Chevy Spark is a rather cute car. For any Transformer 2 movie fans out there, the Chevy Spark was a tough little green beast named Skids. If you have to YouTube that Transformers

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    Motivated by a billionaire knight!

    Motivated by a billionaire knight!

    Ron Cantiveros October 24, 2012 0

    4 australian you should never makeessay writers8 things you didn’t know about australian Sir Richard Branson visits Winnipeg for a day It’s not every day that you get to hang out and listen to

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    My Inner Off-Road Junkie Unleashed

    My Inner Off-Road Junkie Unleashed

    Ron Cantiveros October 24, 2012 0

    Beast Mode in the Ford F-150 Raptor SVT The one week that I had this beast was the one week Manitoba was bone dry. After asking several farmer friends if I could help aerate

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    Luxury at first sight

    Luxury at first sight

    Ron Cantiveros October 24, 2012 0

    2012 Cadillac SRX AWD Premium edition At first glance, I knew I was going to have fun driving this luxury crossover! Just one look at the hard lines of the front chrome grill, large

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