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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

Toronto Issues Section 22 Order for Workplaces in Toronto; Trucking Potentially Exempt from Full Closure Order

The City of Toronto has issued a Section 22 order under the Health Protection and Promotion Act that will require owners and operators of a workplace... Read More

PEI Provides Update on New Measures for Truck Drivers Entering the Province

Prince Edward Island (PEI) has provided new information on their new travel measures, clarifying that non-PEI resident truck drivers entering the prov... Read More

ND to Help Vaccinate Manitoba Cross-Border Drivers

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister announced the Essential Worker Cross-Border Vaccination Initiative, where North Dak... Read More

Prince Edward Island Announces New Travel/Border Measures Impacting Truck Drivers Entering the Province

Prince Edward Island (PEI) has announced new travel measures that will alter travel to the province and will now require all non-PEI resident workers... Read More

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available to any Ontarian 40+ & How to Sign Up

More than 1400 pharmacies across Ontario will offer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to those 40-plus starting April 20. Read More