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Monday, February 6, 2023
May 2, 2019 A Border Detector Dog alerted the CBSA Agent at the border crossing to a specific Semi-truck entering Canada through the Blue Water Bridge in Point Edward, ON. This truck was pulled over for a secondary exam....
An International network of drug smuggling and trafficking has been dismantled in Barrie, ON by the OPP during their joint 15 month long investigation: Project Tattler.  Project Tattler began in December 2017, 15 months of work buy the organized crime...
Are you confused about what you should be looking for when shopping for a WSIB Alternative for your O/O’s? If so, you’re not alone.  Not all Disability programs that are being sold to Owner/Operators today are protecting them the way...
These days, it seems like everyone and their dog is labelling their diet; paleo, keto, pescetarian, gluten-free, vegan, the list goes on… The nutrition world is filled with so much noise, with so many strong opinions, “quick fixes,” conflicting...
I am going to focus this month’s column on the reduced load period, commonly referred to as Spring Weight Restrictions, or Frost laws. Although I have touched on this subject before, little has changed, and it needs to be...
We’ve all been there: finishing a long day at work, tackling your to-do list, and then sitting down to relax, if you have time. Maybe you’re on the road and in the truck for the night, or maybe you’re...
I read with interestcomments in a recent Truck News article covering the Truckload Carriers Association Panel on Driver Retention and Turnover. (March 12th article “Compensation is key to reducing turnover”.) It was summarized in the article that the message...
A few summers back, I was golfing with some colleagues from the trucking industry in theToronto area. It just so happened that the topic of the day was the importance of driver retention and what carriers are doing to...
At the Sweetgrass / Coutts border crossing into Alberta a transport truck was pulled over for secondary screening because the driver was on the CBSA radar as suspected of involvement in drug trafficking. During inspection the CBSA border officers...
Portion control is one of the most effective ways to lose weight. Over the years, the portion sizes have grown tremendously. Burgers have 2-3 patties, pop bottles are triple the size of the original glass ones, and restaurant entrees...