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We’ve come the end of another year and I think most of us are happy to see this one go. The year 2020 is like a bad episode of Survivor and we shall see who gets kicked-off the island....
What a year it’s been, we started off with bright futures and goals, hit a pandemic that rocked the world, and transferred our lives from in-person to digital all within a year. What could we do if we planned...
As the American economy goes, so too goes Canada's. We are the tail that wags to the wishes of the big U.S. dog. The question is, will U.S. economic policy towards Canada change with Joe Biden as president? Yes,...
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...
2020 will go down in history as one that changed modern society and the future of mankind. I must admit, when challenged to write about the positives arising from 2020, I had to scratch my head for more than...
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...

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Have you ever questioned how some terms or phrases are either outdated or don’t even make any sense? For example, when was the last time you actually “dialed” the phone? Except for your great aunt Edna, rotary dial phones...
The leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping, winter is soon approaching. Driving during the winter can be one of a driver’s most difficult tasks. A bit of preparation can make the difference between a successful journey and one...
Most folks in Ontario trucking are aware of the serious sanctions if a commercial vehicle loses a wheel. Many professional drivers are unaware of basic wheel separation preventive measures, there still is a lot of fear in the industry...
Over the past decade or so, the trucking industry has been plagued by so-called “Nuclear Verdicts”. A nuclear verdict is any award that is “out of proportion with the damages suffered”. The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released...

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