As most members are aware the federal government has imposed a carbon tax on inter-provincial carriers operating into, out of, and through – Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and New Brunswick (and in the Yukon and Nunavut as of July 1, 2019). Below and attached are resources to help carriers.
Toronto Bound and Niagara Bound Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) ramps will be closed to all traffic starting the spring of 2019 until fall 2019. A suitable detour will be signed to direct traffic via Seventh Street located West of Highway 406 and Lake Street located East of Ontario Street.
The Ontario Trucking Association says it would like the upcoming provincial budget to include the occupation of “truck driver” within the In-Demand Skills stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).
The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) was founded in 1926, and provides services and public policy advocacy for trucking companies hauling freight into, out of and within the Province of Ontario. OTA is the only trucking association in Ontario that represents all segments of the industry - for-hire carriers, private carriers, intermodal, suppliers, etc. » More...
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