Canada to mandate ELDs, industry says benefits outweigh costsCanadian truck drivers can start throwing away their pens and pencils over the next few months. Traditional paper logs used to track hours will be phased out in favour of electronic logging devices (ELDs).A Canadian Press report in February said that Transport Canada intends to introduce legislation to mandate electronic logging devices. The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) confirmed this report.“It’s something we’ve been working on with the government to bring about,” said the CTA’s vice-presi...
Since Porter Airlines touched down in Thunder
Bay in 2009, they’ve been rewarded with a million passengers
between the northwestern Ontario city and the regional airline’s
hub at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
To return the favour, Porter will add a sixth
daily flight between the two air...
Passenger rail preservationists are facing a
steep grade after Transport Canada pulled a critical federal subsidy
to restore the northeastern Ontario service.
Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau made it
known during a trip to Sault Ste. Marie on July 20 that his
government would no longe...
The Sault Ste. Marie Airport has received $360,868 for upgrades to its airside electrical power
funding, announced July 20 by Transport Minister Marc Garneau, comes from the
Airports Capital Assistance Program.Since 1995, the
airport has received more than $9.1 million for 1...
Aviation industry veteran Stephen Smith was
named to the new board of directors of Wasaya Airways at its annual
meeting in Thunder Bay.
In a July 20 news release, the First
Nation-owned regional carrier said the appointments mark the final
step in the restructuring process Wasaya entered in ...