Category: Brampton

Brace for rougher 2019: Mark Seymour

BRAMPTON, Ont. — “Fasten your seatbelts in 2019, we’re going to be in for maybe a little bit of a rough ride.”
That was the sobering warning from Mark Seymour today, who was participating in a panel discussion at the Truckload Carriers Association’s Br…

Trucker given 18-month jail sentence in fatal 401 crash

CHATHAM — In what was a joint submission from the Crown and defence, a  trucker received an 18-month jail sentence Monday for his role in a crash that claimed two lives on Highway 401 last year.
Lacie Brundritt, 42, and her 14-year-old son, Kyle. (ph…

Brampton truck driver facing impaired driving charges

A 41-year-old truck driver from Brampton is facing impaired driving charges following an incident on the QEW Friday night.
OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says they were notified about a possible impaired driver on the QEW in Burlington around 7:30 p.m.
An off-…

Racism in trucking

TORONTO, Ont. — What is racism? In a nutshell it’s the practice of prejudice, discrimination, or hatred directed towards a person because of their skin color, ethnicity, religion, race, or national origin. It’s also a learned behavior; children are not…

OPP seize $5M in tobacco on Highway 401

(Newswatch Group/File)
LANSDOWNE – O.P.P. and MTO officers in Eastern Ontario, conducting a commercial vehicle inspection, uncovered quite a haul of contraband tobacco last week.An eastbound tractor trailer was stopped Thursday afternoon (July 19) on …