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The due date to submit grant applications to the OTA Education Foundation has been reached out to July 20. Specialized issues with the site that candidates incited the establishment to expand application entries. "It just appeared to be reasonable that understudies...
As spring approaches, a senior driver’s thoughts turn to…Wild life. Yes, it’s that time of year, when hibernating animals awaken, and almost all animals are bearing their young. Here in lies the potential for disaster. Most animals will chase...
Tax planning is an important component of financial planning. Tax planning involves activities and transactions that reduce or eliminate tax. Tax minimization means looking for legitimate strategies to reduce the individual’s tax liability that might otherwise be payable.  There are...
More than two sides are affected by the new border restrictions. Billions of dollars worth of goods get transported through the borders between Canada and the USA. These borders are key to our Export & Import Industry which supports manufacturers,...
OTA continues to follow developments being reported by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) with respect to the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) vaccine mandate impacting US truck drivers. In news shared earlier today with the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA)...
OTA was formally notified by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) today that effective May 17, 2021, individuals completing the Class A road test in a vehicle with an automatic transmission, including automated-manual transmissions, will be restricted from operating a...
The Kriska Transportation Group has acquired Round the Lakes Motor Express Inc (RTL) and Ready To Load Logistics Inc. (RTLL), both of London, ON. Each company will continue to be managed by its current leadership team to maintain operational excellence,...
I never thought I could be friends with a piece of technology that is exceptionally nosey.  I’m a pretty private person, and the thought of sharing my physical data makes me pretty uncomfortable. Sharing my sleeping patterns, my eating habits, and how often my heart rate was elevated...
We are moving quickly through 2020 and approaching the first job fair from the Trucking Network. March 7th brings us to the Brampton Job Fair at the Pearson Convention Centre and the busiest job fair of the year. I...

Illness on the road

It happens to all of us at least once or twice. You wake up feeling like the floor in the back seat of a taxi on New Year’s Eve. Unfortunately, calling in sick is seldom an option, unless you’re...