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Tony Hayton

Tony Hayton
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While a teenager Tony was fortunate to have the opportunity to pursue his love of aviation and began a career began in the airline world during his days in high school and university as he grew up in Toronto. After completing University at Guelph he moved to Ottawa, following a path in urban agriculture and environmental awareness. He shared his insights for over 2 decades as he appeared on TV, and radio, as the "Plant D octor", and operating his own business in horticulture. Later he reentered the transport industry and became involved in the manufacture and marketing of sustainable fuel-saving and safety products for the truck industry. He is director of an African American art collection based in Washington D.C. Today he writes passionately about transportation, sustainability, concerns of our modern-day world, and the intrigue of the human condition.
For greater success, do companies want happy customers or happy employees? Evidence points that most successful companies need both. Oxford University published a study in October 2019 about happiness and productivity in the workplace and found that workers are 13%...
Some wonder, will this COVID pandemic rollercoaster ride ever end? The past year and a half have been chaotic for everyone. Hopefully, we will be able to put the worst of the pandemic behind us soon. But we know...
This May a NY Times headline exclaimed, "Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline". It was the Colonial Pipeline, (which carries 45% of East Coast fuel) who were hit by a ransomware attack. Colonial acknowledged that its...
Airline and travel companies around the globe eagerly await a post-pandemic travel boom. As more arms receive needle jabs of vaccine, many yet are not double vaccinated and therefore at risk to themselves and others. It has become vitally...
National headlines were made on Tuesday, April 27, when a medical team of 3 doctors and 6 nurse volunteers landed by military transport in Toronto from Newfoundland. Ontario’s COVID overwhelmed health care system is seeking outside help from other...
Earth Day 2021 marked a turning point for renewable green energy globally. Canada already sources 60% of its electricity from renewable green energy. Water has provided us with abundant power and in the future, Canada will further benefit from...
Driver fatigue has deadly consequences. Driver fatigue is a contributing factor in 20% of Canada’s fatal car crashes, says the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators. We have no idea of the number of near misses and non-fatal accidents...
In the push to "a greener planet," we are seeing an evolution in transport. Electric cars and trucks are fast becoming mainstream. But can you imagine flying in an electric-powered airliner? Plans are in the "air" for that concept...
Not all of COVID-19 was harmful or negative. As businesses, gyms, restaurants, and movie theatres closed up, the great outdoors opened up. We flocked in ever-increasing numbers outside simply for the joy of fresh and air and freedom. But...
Lately, we have witnessed troubling occurrences that make one wonder about the world we are living in and the country we call home. Our Canadian government has mandated that those entering our country must go into quarantine. While in...

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