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One of Canada’s most dangerous jobs, just got more dangerous. Truck drivers are now, like it or not, on the frontline fighting Covid-19 delivering essential goods. Drivers run the risk of frequently being exposed to the virus. They may...
There are several considerations for drivers, as well as ways to help keep them safe during the current coronavirus outbreak and containment efforts. There are many issues regarding the health and wellbeing of drivers, such as where and how...
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...
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...
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...
The coronavirus, or COVID-19, has tossed another degree of vulnerability into the 2020 standpoint for the transportation business. Then, spot rates are relied upon to increase as agreement rates fall this year, a coordinations official said. Spot rates allude...
The trucking industry could be vital to keeping the economy running during the COVID-19 pandemic. Truckers are endeavouring to keep products streaming while in a desperate circumstance as provisions keep on coming up. Drivers are placing in extra time so...
As of March 18, 2020, the Government of Canada will: ban foreign nationals from all countries except the United States from entering Canada. This measure does not apply to air crews, travellers arriving in Canada in transit to a...

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