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Thursday, December 8, 2022
Controllers usually work rotating shifts nights, weekends, and all public holidays. The schedules are usually set 28 days in advance. In many countries, the structure of controllers' shift patterns is regulated to allow for adequate time off. There is widespread recognition that Air Traffic Controllers must have breaks. Unfortunately, when we take a break, stress follows. We really can’t go anywhere without stress being involved.
As Canada heads into the first week of fall and the last months of the year, the Liberal government continues introducing measures to promote a falling cost of living. In a sudden and some would say about time move, the government is allowing protective face masks to fall from the faces of bus, train, and airline passengers. It's been a tumultuous year or two. Let's hope fall brings falling prices and cost of living for all Canadians.
The concern is that Canada's health care system has been hoisted onto a gurney and rolled down to the Emergency Room. After years of underfunding and mismanagement, Canada's health care system appears to be in critical condition. The sudden...
TORONTO, ON – June 16, 2022 – Today, Fastfrate Group has announced the majority acquisition of the Challenger Group. The newly combined entity will help address the rapidly changing state of supply chains. Fastfrate Group will add the Challenger Group’s industry-leading...
During my safety journey in trucking, after examining other modes of transport, I started asking “why do other modes, like aviation and rail do it better? Why is it that those industries have far less fatalities?  In 2019, the stats...
Inflation, housing affordability, food crisis, Russia, supply chain issues, COVID still not over. We need some good news to make us smile. Yet this year ahead looks challenging, full of change, and filled with the potential of more stress. For...
Yesterday President Biden boldly announced that The United States would no longer import Russian oil. It was one more wooden nail into Putin's evil heart. But we are all paying for Putin's madness at the pump. Although the U.S. receives...
The Ontario Trucking Association would like to extend its condolences to the friends and family of Jack Bennett, owner of Listowel Transport, J.E. Transport and BenLea Leasing. A celebration of Jack’s life will be held at the Galt Country Club,...
While 2020 has been difficult for many small businesses, this year has given consumers renewed enthusiasm to support small businesses going forward. 2021 trends suggest that there will be better times ahead with the growth of conscious and compassionate...
President Grover Cleveland created the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1887 to prohibit rate discrimination for customers of the railroad.  In 1906 the ICC was authorized to set maximum railroad rates and to oversee bridges, terminals, ferries and oil...