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MTO Celebrates 100 years on Sunday

January 15, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Ministry of Transportation turns 100 years old on Sunday.

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Extended-length permits coming soon to Ontario

December 19, 2014 by Allan Janssen

TORONTO, ON – MTO set to issue permits for extended-length tractors on B-trains in early 2015.

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Ontario Looking for Feedback on CB Exemption Rules

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – MTO considers five-year extension as hands-free CB market develops.

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Reliable Goods Movement Magnet for Investment, says OTA

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – Implement economic, investment and tax policies that maintain and attract direct investment in the province’s goods production and retail sectors, OTA tells province.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Ont dials 118; but push-to-talk still unclear

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

QUEEN’S PARK — Dialing while driving will be a punishable offence in Ontario probably as early as this fall, but it seems truckers will catch some breaks.

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The Quota Lesson

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

A close look at the Ministry of Transportation’s “performance expectations”, A.K.A. “quotas,” shows the money and time that can be wasted when you implement questionable employee accountability programs.

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MTO Finds Snowy Roads, Fines Snow Plow Contractors

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO, ON – Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation fined snow plow contractors after deciding the province’s highways have not been adequately maintained this winter.