An editorial message to the trucking industry by CTA President David Bradley
Canada needs both trucks and trains. There is enough for everyone and we all have our challenges. So, it’s disappointing to see people deflect attention and responsibility for current railway troubles by trotting out the same old chestnuts
With 2014 marking the 20th anniversary of NAFTA and talk of perhaps opening the agreement up, or at least a new border agreement, now’s the time to take stock of where we’re at and where we might go from here.
We know about the shortage of drivers. Women represent only 3% of the driving force and a significant untapped potential source of quality employees.
A column published in the Toronto Star this weekend arguing that the rail industry shouldn’t be held responsible for the Lac-Mégantic derailment disaster – and that favoritism of trucking is to blame – was blasted by CTA’s President