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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.
Canada's latest budget aims to raise taxes on corporations and the wealthy's profits, which may cause corporations and individuals to invest their money outside Canada, hurting our economy. Some are even leaving the country to escape Canada’s high levels...
We all agree that safety in trucking is job #1 for everyone and every company, no matter what part you play. Recently, an ATA report helped underline the industry efforts and investment in Truck Safety. The American Trucking Association reports...
The Ontario Trucking Association is voicing concern about the condition and safety of roads in the province, particularly those in Northern Ontario. Specifically, the OTA has been receiving increasing concerns from carriers and truck drivers about highway safety and...
Monday was day 17 of the trial of Tamara Lich and Chris Barber, the self-proclaimed Freedom 2022 Truck Convoy organizers. They are each charged with mischief, counseling others to commit mischief, intimidation, and obstructing police. The Crown is trying to...
Canadian truckers driving into Texas need to be aware of a new law in the state that affects Canadian commercial drivers. The news out of the Lone Star State of Texas is that a new law is now in effect...
The National Day Of Truth and Reconciliation: A Day of Remembrance and Shame Today, Saturday, September 30, 2023, is recognized as The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It was first known as Orange Shirt Day, beginning in 2013. Today...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is embarking on a new study to understand better the effects of driver detention time and its impact on safety and lost pay. Data previously has been hard to correlate, so this new...
Blue Water Bridge Toll Rates To Change October 01, 2023 Toll rates will soon change on the Blue Water Bridge, according to The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) announcement. The changes are adjusting the currency parity for toll and ancillary...
Day 3 of The Freedom Convoy 2022 Organizer’s Trial Today was Day 3 in the Trial for the organizers of the Freedom Convoy 2022, Tamara Lich and Chris Barber, in an Ottawa Courtroom. Today's focus was evidence about the TicToc account...
Today was day 2 of the Freedom Convoy 2022 Trial in Ottawa. Ottawa Police Inspector Russell Lucas took to the witness stand in an Ottawa courtroom today. He told the court that it was his decision to allow trucks to...