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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.
An uneasy summer during an uneasy year, 2020 is a year of change and challenge. The world economy has been ravaged, so too the world’s health by COVID-19, a pandemic, a deathly disease that spreads worldwide. But it appears...
Please say it ain't so! It's looking like COVID-19 may cause the death of one of mankind's most gracious forms of connecting with another individual, one that has been around for centuries. The pandemic health crisis is impacting on...
One of Canada’s most dangerous jobs, just got more dangerous. Truck drivers are now, like it or not, on the frontline fighting Covid-19 delivering essential goods. Drivers run the risk of frequently being exposed to the virus. They may...
Economically and socially the effects have been unprecedented and it is now obvious that things will not be returning to what we knew as normal anytime soon.  With world economies shrinking, the affects are bringing the transport world to...
Covid-19 has not only sickened the world population, it has also diseased the world economy. Leading economist David Rosenberg told BNN Bloomberg (Business News Network) that the aftereffects of Covid-19 on the world economy may be 10 times worse than the 2008...
The world continues to reel in the devastation caused by the Covid-19 Flu epidemic. Economically and socially the effects have been unprecedented, and it is now obvious that things will not be returning to what we knew as normal...
One of Canada’s most dangerous jobs, just got more dangerous. Truck drivers are now, like it or not, on the frontline fighting Covid-19 delivering essential goods. Drivers run the risk of frequently being exposed to the virus. They may...
Canada's ground transportation industry combines 3 different modes. Rail, trucking and pipeline (for oil and gas). They are an essential and integral part of the Canadian economy. An efficient and effective transportation system makes life easier and more affordable...