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November 2017

Time for that annual debate: winter tires or all-seasons?


This is Canada. We pride ourselves on being able to survive the most miserable winters anywhere. We giggle (to ourselves, politely) at tourists wearing down jackets before the Christmas…

What you should know about winter tires


According to tests, it’s a cold hard fact that winter tires give better grip than most all-seasons on cold roads. So, putting them on your car should be a simple…

Winter Tires: 8 pro tips before you buy


What happens when you sit down for a talk with a race car driver and a tire guy? You learn a lot about burning rubber AND buying rubber.

Are winter tires worth it? What Alberta drivers need to know


Winter weather has arrived in much of Alberta, which means for many drivers it means it’s time to get those winter tires on. In fact, experts say you don’t…

October 2017

Winter Weather Should Mean Winter Tires for your Vehicle


Even though the calendar says Halloween, Mother Nature is making it feel more like Christmas, with our first big blast of snow happening overnight, with no end expected until early…

Tire Experts Explain Winter Tire Secrets


Here at, we’ve been proponents of winter tire use since winter tires were invented. And it seems that Canadian drivers are finally catching on. A survey by the Tire…

It’s What All The Cool Kids Are Doing: The 7 Degree Switch


Years ago, buckle-up campaigns helped get motorists in the habit of wearing seat belts every time they’re in a vehicle (I can’t imagine not wearing one now, but apparently it…

Winter Tire Myths & The 7 Degree Switch


Kal Tire launchee the ‘7 Degree Switch’ campaign in hopes of getting drivers to heed the message of Canadian pro race car driver Amber Balcaen and switch to winter tires…

It’s the perfect time to put on winter tires


Some may think it’s too early to put on winter tires, but experts say it’s the perfect time. Kal Tire Expert Geoff Wiebb tells CityNews there’s a misconception.

Coming to grips with winter tire safety


It’s an event almost as reliable as Old Faithful. Here in Winnipeg sometime between now and late November, we get our first snowfall of the season. Immediately following that first…

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