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...
Canada’s trucking industry is
speeding towards a driver shortage more rapidly than previously
thought. The shortage is already being felt in Northern Ontario, and
industry groups are working to combat the shortage, pressuring
government for support.A June study by the Canadian Trucking
A U.K. company, Hybrid Air Vehicles, has announced its Airlander dirigible has successfully completed
its first flight.During the Aug. 17
inaugural flight, the Airlander flew five nautical miles around England’s
Cardington Airfield, reaching a height of 500 feet and a maximum speed of 35
Tallman Group of Mississauga announced Aug. 2
it has completed the acquisition of Tru-Nor Truck Centres, effective
Tru-Nor Truck Centres has been considered an
industry leader in Northern Ontario for more than 25 years, with
locations in Sudbury, Timmins and Sault Ste Marie.
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...