The Alberta driver faces multiple charges after her bus struck a tree while students were on board. Police say she was over the legal limit of alcohol.
The Quebec-based school bus manufacturer will receive support for the facility from the state and from the province’s Green Fund.
Brad Miller, who works for Durham School Services’ Indianapolis location, and Ian Moulaison at Stock Transportation in Halifax, Nova Scotia, earn the certification.
For years, Margaret “Phemie” Hunka waved and held up signs for students riding buses by her home in Alberta. Her daughter-in-law, school bus driver Debbie Hunka, shares a tribute to Phemie, who died in 2015.
The policy clarifies that school districts have the responsibility for managing pupil transportation, including the authority to share services with another district or to contract out.
The potential strikes had threatened to impact thousands of students in the two cities. In both cases, the transportation companies reach tentative agreements with the driver unions.
Automotive supplier Eberspaecher now holds 80% of the shares in Vecture Inc. Eberspaecher Vecture will offer battery management products for vehicles and other applications.
Two Toronto school districts issue alerts that some of their contractors’ school buses are significantly delayed “due to an unanticipated bus driver shortage.”
École St. Mary, Regina Catholic School Division and LP3 Transportation Solutions adds 89 Blue Bird Vision Propane buses. These buses make up 100% of the school division’s Type C fleet.
An earlier decision would have reduced student transportation spending by $2.45 million, but an outcry from parents prompts the Toronto Catholic District School Board to look for savings elsewhere.
For years, Margaret “Phemie” Hunka waved and held up signs for students riding buses by her home in Alberta. Her daughter-in-law, school bus driver Debbie Hunka, shares a tribute to Phemie, who died last year.
Police in Ontario conduct a traffic enforcement operation in an area identified as a trouble spot. A school bus with children on board is among the vehicles stopped.
A review found that the province’s previous fine, $167 for a first offense, was one of the lowest in Canada and was not enough to deter illegal passing of school buses.