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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.
Cars and Trucks are being stolen in astonishing numbers in Canada. If it's on wheels, it can disappear in seconds and be gone for good, even if it is a big rig truck with a 53-foot trailer. Big or...
Too Little Too Late? Ontario Nurses Finally Get a Pay Raise Ontario's population must be scratching their collective heads over how the Doug Ford Government manages health care in Ontario. In 2019, at the pandemic's beginning, Doug Ford's government passed...
It's mid-summer in the Nation's Capital, when tourists flock in, and politicians escape to their home ridings. Not much political news goes on because Parliament is shut down till mid-September. But on a hot July Wednesday, the governing Federal...
Today, the United States of America celebrates Independence Day on July 4th. It is a significant day in American history as it marks the anniversary of the U.S. Congress announcing the Declaration of Independence in 1776, which led to...
Trailer Mechanics Academy: A Training Opportunity from TIP GROUP A leading truck and trailer service provider has announced they are commencing a new and innovative Academy to educate and train trailer mechanics. The TIP Group, a world-leading truck and trailer...
In the past week, Canada has experienced two tragic highway accidents involving large trucks. One week ago, a devastating collision in Manitoba resulted in the loss of 16 lives when a semi-truck collided with a bus. Then, just this...

401 CLOSURE

A crucial section of Canada's primary highway, Highway 401, near Toronto, has been closed. The closure is a result of a tragic incident involving a tanker truck that crashed and exploded into a fireball, resulting in the loss of...
Near the end of the 20th century, the term "Brain Drain" was applied to the number of doctors, scientists and career professionals that left Canada for "greener pastures" in other countries. Now Canada seems to be suffering "The Truck...
Part of Quebec HWY 133 Closed from June 5, Truckers Should Plan Alternate Route An update from Quebec’s Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable says part of Route 133 in Quebec will close as of June 5. Construction work is...
Pollution from Forest Fires Affects Truck Performance Forest fires add particulate matter to the air and impact the health of individuals. The accompanying air pollution can impede vehicle performance, especially if air filters are not checked regularly for blockage. With predictions for a...

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