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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.
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...
As is with everything these days, COVID-19 has a part to play. But who could imagine that the pandemic might actually hasten our acceptance and use of electrically powered vehicles (EV) both cars and trucks? There is a case...
"Irony" is described as an event with a result, opposite to the expectation when what we expect to happen doesn’t, it often creates conflict. Or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often amusing...
On his first day in office United States President Joe Biden revoked the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. This project was designed to pump 830,000 barrels of Alberta tar sands oil daily to refineries on the Gulf Coast...
Tired of winter? Tired of hearing too much about the pandemic? Are you just plain fed up with all of it? Wishing you could get away to the sun and surf? Well, rest assured you are not alone. We...
Bluntly the first month of 2021 had all the earmarkings of a worsening pandemic around the globe. COVID infection rates are soaring and lockdowns are keeping us behind doors at home. The only bright spot was the arrival of...
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned all our lives upside down. Office work may be changed forever thanks to the pandemic. As the country enters a heavy lockdown in mid-January of 2021, permanent long term changes to our society may...

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