Monday, July 13, 2020
With heavy hearts, staff and members of the Ontario Trucking Association are mourning the passing of Vernon Erb, who passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 84. OTA sent its heartfelt condolences to OTA Vice-Chair, Wendell Erb and the...
The transport of food and health/sanitary items such as cleaning supplies and paper towels have placed significant strains on the supply chain. Food distributors have to scrutinize significant preventative measures needed to ensure the health and safety of customers,...
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed the day-to-day lives of truck drivers while choking off the types of affordable and healthy meal options available to them on the road, according to a coalition of trucking groups. Prior to COVID-19, truck...
Why should trucking companies have mandatory Safety meeting regarding the COVID-19 pandemic? As a company it is your responsibility to make sure your employees are SAFE and have a safe working environment. This is for not only COVID-19 pandemic but...
Walmart Canada is hiring 10,000 employees to meet the nationwide exploding demand for household staples. Amazon is hiring 1,000 workers at its fulfillment centers and delivery networks across Canada. Dialogue is hiring over 600 healthcare professionals in Canada. Alberta Health Services is hiring over 550 positions. ...
While public support and appreciation for truck drivers during the COVID-19 crisis remains unprecedently high, a recent survey by the Canadian Trucking Alliance shows that federal aid is now required to provide much needed relief to trucking companies whose...
The Province of British Columbia is introducing new measures for those entering British Columbia from international destinations. This requirement is in place, REGARDLESS OF THE POINT OF ENTRY INTO CANADA. All drivers who have been outside Canada in the 14 days prior to...
The increase in new cases is up from the 309 confirmed on Monday but is still down from the record 462 cases reported by the province last Friday. The province now lists 153 deaths in people with confirmed cases of...
As steadfast truck drivers roll across the country delivering essential supplies to Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic, how they’re treated by some shippers and their accessibility to washrooms, food services and rest areas has grabbed the attention of the...
Approximately 800,000 food service jobs have been lost across Canada in the past month and about one in 10 restaurants in the country have permanently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey suggests. Restaurants Canada, a not-for-profit association...

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