On Jan. 6, a gigantic ‘splitter,’ captured national attention as it began its slow journey from the Dacro Industries yard in
The STA staff met with the Deputy Minister of Immigration and Career Training and the Assistant Deputy Minister of Training and Employer
The Canadian Trucking Alliance produced a multimedia toolkit to assist industry, governments as well as injury prevention stakeholders in promoting truck driver safety at workplaces and shipping facilities.
Stephen Laskowski, president of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, recently spoke with the CBC’s Conrad Collaco about why the industry wants more foreign workers.
he fall of 2018 has brought significant changes to the regulation of the trucking industry, including new rules respecting driver’s licensing, NAFTA/USMCA and now the legalization of cannabis. Canada’s century old ban on cannabis ended on October 17, 2018. As of that date, An Act Respecting Cannabis and to Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts came into force.
n the wake of the tragedy that rocked the country, provincial governments across the Prairies are considering substantial changes to the required training for new drivers, and additional restrictions on who is capable of driving over-sized trucks.
Declaring the government was “motivated by the need for highway safety” in the wake of the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy, Canada’s Transport Minister Marc Garneau and
Fifty-two US and Canadian jurisdictions conducted 11,531 roadside inspections on commercial motor vehicles and removed 1,595 vehicles with brake violations from roadways on April 25, 2018, as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) unannounced Brake Safety Day enforcement initiative.
A recent announcement by the Government of Manitoba is one that will positively impact Manitoba’s trucking industry.
Nine-month primary weight highways Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure
The Government of Saskatchewan has made changes to the implementation of nine-month primary highways, which will be implemented in the spring 2018.
New research reveals that people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have a higher risk of developing gout, even beyond the first years after being diagnosed with the sleep disorder. The findings are published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology.
More than 500 projects across Alberta will enhance and expand roads and bridges and support water management infrastructure. The wide-ranging work will improve connections between communities, promote safer travel, increase flood mitigation and strengthen key economic corridors.
Manitoba Infrastructure on behalf of the Hon. Ron R. Schuler, Minister of Infrastructure
As part of the Manitoba government’s commitment to reduce red tape, improve clarity, and promote regulatory harmonization amongst the western provinces,
Canadian employers are working harder and spending more to recruit and retain recent post-secondary graduates in an increasingly competitive labour market, a new report indicates.
Trucking HR Canada has launched its new report Indigenous Recruitment & Retention: A Roadmap for Canada’s Trucking and Logistics Industry to support industry employers in their efforts to better attract and retain Indigenous employees.
The Safetys is a fall gala event where RPM, Trucking Industry Safety and seven other Manitoba safety organizations present awards to individuals and organizations for their achievements in Occupational Health and Safety.
Department of Highways and InfrastructureWhen transporting goods and/or services in Saskatchewan, the maximum gross vehicle weight is dependent on highway classification.
The Saskatchewan Trucking Association has been notified by SGI that the regulatory body has committed to having a plan in place for standardized Class 1 training in Saskatchewan by 2019.
Don't miss the go-to event of the year! The Annual Top Fleet Employers Gala Awards Dinner will take place on October 11th, 2018 in Toronto.
Employees of recognized Top Fleet Employers who hold a senior management role in human resources, are encouraged to submit an application for the HR Leader of the Year award.
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