Ontario must fix commercial vehicle inspections now: OPSEU

OPSEU is demanding the government significantly increase the number of vehicle safety inspectors in the wake of a damning report ...
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Ont AG Highlights Safety Benefit of Drug and Alcohol Testing for Commercial Drivers

Ontario’s Auditor General has highlighted the lack of drug and alcohol testing for commercial truck drivers. The Canadian Trucking Alliance ...
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Newly Amended NAFTA Brings Certainty as Parties Head Towards Ratification

After a prolonged period of uncertainty, tariffs, and sometimes contentious negotiations, the signing of the recently amended North American Free ...
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PMTC YLG & the Wellington Group of Companies announce funding for the next Driven to Lead Program

The Wellington Group of Companies is generously providing funding to help 2 current or future leaders of our industry, aged ...
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BC Professional Truck Driver Gordon Price Names Canada’s 2019 National Driver of the Year

Gordon “Gord” Lynal Price, a Langley-based owner-operator, was named the 2019 Canadian Trucking Alliance/Volvo Trucks Canada Driver of the Year ...
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Celadon Group, Inc. and Affiliates Commence Voluntary Chapter 11 Cases

Celadon Group, Inc. and Affiliates Commence Voluntary Chapter 11 Cases

Celadon Group, Inc. today announced that it, along with its 25 affiliate entities, have filed voluntary petitions for relief under ...
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MELT and NELT are still works in progress

In recent months I have made several presentations on Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) and provided updates and information or where we sit in each jurisdiction and where the National Entry Level Training Standard file is at. MELT is a file that is close to my heart, as I believe ...
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Key Workplace Trends to Consider for 2020

Key Workplace Trends to Consider for 2020

Today’s workforce is comprised of multiple generations, and each of them has a different experience with technology, varying expectations about social norms, and differing goals depending on where they are in their careers. Here are 4 important workplace trends to consider in 2020 ...
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Is the playing field level for women at the loading dock?

Each year the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) asks drivers and carriers about their top concerns.  As you can imagine, the drivers list differs from the trucking companies’ list, but some issues do affect both groups significantly. Detention and delays at customer facilities was one of the issues that was ...
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