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Those people and organisations that study labour trends and labour markets will be assessing the impact of COVID-19 for many years to come.  Did the COVID-19 pandemic create new work arrangements, or did it just accelerate trends that were...
The Government of Ontario this week provided an update on their plans to require proof of vaccination to allow access to specific businesses beginning on September 22, including exemptions for individuals that are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. Under the system, Ontarians will...
ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index in July showed an uptick in freight volumes with pricing moderate, but a strong supply-demand balance for truckers. “With the driver market still tight, new equipment production still challenged and demand still strong, the recipe...
Hurricane Ida was the second-most damaging hurricane to strike the U.S. state of Louisiana on record, only behind Hurricane Katrina, and is tied for the strongest landfall in the state by maximum winds with Hurricane Laura a year prior...
I don’t know of anyone that has thought this was a good idea but the one that matters made that decision. What am I going to do about it? I’m going to do my part. We are in a dangerous time....
The trucking company is taking advantage of us! Look at that rate that we just saw!” I have heard comments like this so often over 33 years in the business. So what do these people do? They’ll go on their own,...
The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) announced the award winners of its 2021 Vehicle Graphics Design competition, co-sponsored by 3M Canada.  This is the 36th year of the most colourful awards in the trucking community, and presentations...
Kriska Transportation Company (KTG) was recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada's Best Managed Companies designation. The 2021 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues...
Based on U.S. safety data from the United States that showed amber brake-activated pulsating lamps can have significant benefits to road safety, the Canadian Trucking Alliance board of directors requested that CTA staff and leading lighting technology and trailer equipment...
In the push to "a greener planet," we are seeing an evolution in transport. Electric cars and trucks are fast becoming mainstream. But can you imagine flying in an electric-powered airliner? Plans are in the "air" for that concept...

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