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Deadline to Register for Virtual Next Generation Program is May 21

Calling all young professionals in the trucking industry! School is almost back in session. Reserve your spot in OTA’s hit Next Generation program, wh... Read More

Applications now being accepted for Omnitracs Mike Ham Memorial Scholarship

First-Year post-secondary students who are entering a public Canadian university or college can now apply for the Omnitracs Mike Ham Memorial Scholars... Read More

TIRF & NRCAN Team up to Research the Effect of Fuel-efficient Driving on Collision Risk

The Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), an independent road safety research institute, received funding from Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) t... Read More

Ontario Continues to Expand COVID Vaccine Booking Eligibility for Truck Drivers

As of Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., individuals with at-risk health conditions, as well as Group Two of people who cannot work from home includi... Read More

Government of Ontario Going to Bat for Trucking Industry

The Government of Ontario has once again come through for the trucking sector to improve conditions for drivers and the overall industry during the pa... Read More

Hamilton Issues Section 22 Order: Trucking Companies Potentially Exempt from Full Closure Exemption

Hamilton Public Health issued a Section 22 class order to help identify and contain COVID-19 outbreaks in workplaces. Read More

Waterloo Region Opens COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration to Trucking Industry

The Waterloo Region is encouraging these and other essential workers to register as soon as possible. Read More

Scholarships Available for University and College Students

Students and parents are encouraged to browse the OTA Education Foundation’s website (www.otaef.com) for scholarship opportunities offered by the OTA... Read More

Moving Ontarians More Safely Act (MOMS) Addresses Towing, Key Truck & Road Safety Pieces

The government of Ontario today introduced the Moving Ontarians More Safely (MOMS) Act, 2021 which includes a number of key pieces in road safety and... Read More

Canadian truck fleets Revenue Report: Statscan

There were about 134,000 for-hire Canadian trucking companies on the road in 2019, with a combined operating revenue of $67.8 billion and profit of $7... Read More