Truck News


  • New fines, inspections coming in ‘Driver Inc.’ fight

    February 4, 2020 11:22AM by John G. Smith

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Canada’s federal government will roll out a series of initiatives this year in the fight against Driver Inc. – a business model that involves mis-classifying employees as independent contractors. Legislative changes to come into force in 2020

  • Workplace harassment ruling

    January 2, 2020 9:30AM by Carole McAfee Wallace

    For workplaces covered by the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) — or those who are required to have such coverage — an employee may not have the right to sue the employer in a civil action for constructive dismissal. This is because workplace harassment that causes chronic mental stress is considered a workplace injury for which WSIA benefits are available.  

  • Ontario transportation, warehousing injuries on the rise

    May 24, 2019 9:01AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario workplaces are safer in general, but the province’s transportation and warehousing sector appears to be losing ground, new figures from the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) suggest. The WSIB’s annual Health and Safety Index