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Ontario operator launches 20 propane school buses
September 15, 2015
In addition to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, Hammond Transportation points to lower maintenance costs as one of its reasons for buying propane buses.
Bus a/c supplier Spheros partners with Transit Cooling Solutions
August 24, 2015
Ontario-based Transit Cooling Solutions will manage and support Spheros North America’s Canadian bus market interests.
Student's cell phone video didn't tell the whole story
August 7, 2015

The district could have avoided embarrassment — for the school bus driver and for itself — by not passing judgment until after conducting a thorough investigation.

Ron Campbell to lead bus sales in Canada for ASV
June 11, 2015
The industry veteran is named the new Canadian bus division national sales manager for Collins Bus parent company Allied Specialty Vehicles.
District apologizes for calling for school bus driver’s firing
June 4, 2015
Officials from an Alberta school district change their stance after seeing a second video of a school bus incident that shows a student hitting the driver with a bag.
Canadian associations merge, continue tradition of education
June 1, 2015
In 2014, two bus transportation organizations in the province of Québec became one entity, creating the Bus Carriers Federation. The merger will help the industry handle possible contracting renewal challenges and continue a critical safety campaign.
A digital issue for a digital age
May 14, 2015

SBF decided to switch the Canadian Fact Book from print to digital this year for two key reasons: to get this information-packed issue to more people, and to do it more efficiently.

Onspot adds regional manager for eastern Canada
April 29, 2015
Daniel Corriveau joins the automatic tire chain supplier’s sales and marketing staff. He previously worked at an Onspot dealer in Quebec.
School bus driver visits Peru for charitable work
February 25, 2015
Tiger Melhem of Prince Edward Island, Canada, is bringing about $15,000 worth of donated items to needy kids for Help a Kid Wear Shoes in Peru, a charity he launched in 2007.
School bus driver killed, 13 students injured in Alberta crash
February 3, 2015
The bus, with 14 students on board, collided with a semi-truck on Monday. “The unthinkable happened this morning,” the school district superintendent says.
Man dies after school bus rolls on top of him
January 12, 2015
The Hazlet, Saskatchewan, man was repairing the bus. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are conducting a mechanical inspection of the bus.
Micro Bird earns ISO certification
October 20, 2014
The Type A school bus manufacturer’s facility in Drummondville, Quebec, now has ISO 9001:2008 certification from the International Standards Organization.
Southland Transportation buys 101 Blue Bird propane buses
September 18, 2014
The Canadian school bus contractor adds the large order of Propane Vision units to its existing propane autogas school bus fleet. Southland Transportation VP Tom Jezersek estimates that each propane bus saves about $500 in basic maintenance costs annually.
School bus caught in sagging power lines
August 4, 2014
School officials in British Columbia say that the bus driver evacuated the passengers in this case because the downed wires had sparked a small fire. However, the officials say, "Normally passengers are advised to stay inside the vehicle if live electrical wires are a factor."
Collins Bus names new dealer in Canada
July 24, 2014
The Bus Centre is now the authorized dealer for Collins/Corbeil Type A buses in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
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