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B.C. ombudsperson calls rules that allow private roads to be made public 'unjust'

B.C. ombudsperson calls rules that allow private roads to be made public 'unjust'

VICTORIA — A report by British Columbia's ombudsperson suggests a decades-old portion of the Transportation Act has holes big enough for a logging truck to drive through.
Massey Tunnel rush hour counterflow goes manual for 4 weeks

Massey Tunnel rush hour counterflow goes manual for 4 weeks

Overnight closures till take place from April 4 to 8.
Costs — not driver shortage — now biggest wrench in gears of trucking firms: report

Costs — not driver shortage — now biggest wrench in gears of trucking firms: report

Rising costs in the trucking sector have overtaken the driver shortage as the biggest concern for employers, according to a new report from an industry non-profit.
February auto sales jump 24 per cent to highest-ever sales for the month: DesRosiers

February auto sales jump 24 per cent to highest-ever sales for the month: DesRosiers

TORONTO — February auto sales hit an all-time high for the month after jumping 24.4 per cent from last year, DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. said Monday.
Should mobility scooters and wheelchairs be allowed in B.C. bike lanes?

Should mobility scooters and wheelchairs be allowed in B.C. bike lanes?

The province has amended the Motor Vehicle Act to allow mobility aids in bike lanes but it hasn’t created regulations to bring them into effect.
United Steelworkers Local 2004 reaches tentative deal with CN Rail

United Steelworkers Local 2004 reaches tentative deal with CN Rail

MONTREAL — The United Steelworkers union says it has reached a tentative deal with Canadian National Railway Co. for a new contract covering 3,000 workers in Canada.
Most Canadians say they are good drivers, but admit to pulling moves that would enrage them

Most Canadians say they are good drivers, but admit to pulling moves that would enrage them

Crunching the numbers of this year’s 'Road Rage Index' to discover how angry Canadians are on the highways.
'Expect delays': Granville Bridge construction detours start March 2

'Expect delays': Granville Bridge construction detours start March 2

One portion of Granville Street will be closed for several months
Rickety, ramshackle, rumbling trucks rolled off the road

Rickety, ramshackle, rumbling trucks rolled off the road

A multi-agency crackdown and inspection blitz, including both Delta Police and RCMP BC Highway Patrol, saw 87 trucks inspected during a safety check stop, Feb. 20 in Abbotsford
A list of Canadian discount airlines that have left the skies since 2000

A list of Canadian discount airlines that have left the skies since 2000

It's not easy to make a go of it as an upstart airline in Canada.