Ontario Fuel Tax Rebate Helps Towing Companies Leverage Increased Fuel Costs

As soaring gas prices squeeze the towing industry across Canada, many companies are looking for ways to leverage their increased operating costs. In Ontario, towing businesses may take advantage of the government’s fuel tax refunds on power take-off equipment. A towing company can recover a road tax ($0.143 per litre for diesel and $0.147 per …

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

The Freedom Convoy, the protests, the border blockades—how one of Canada’s biggest stories of the year catapulted the towing industry into the spotlight. by Kara Cunningham The convoy movement that swept across Canada earlier this year interrupted life and business and raised interesting questions about the relationship between personal liberty and public responsibility. As the …

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2021 Hero of the Industry Award

Although the Covid-19 pandemic put the kibosh to the Provincial Towing Association of Ontario (PTAO) Annual Tow Show for 2021, the PTAO board did find two candidates most deserving of the Hero of the Industry Award. In a statement released by Durham Towing, the company recognized two of its employees, Keian Jainarine and Karan Patel, …

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Helping the International Towing Museum in Turbulent Times

Miller Industries donates funds raised from their first two online Brainstorming with the Pros sessions with Tom Luciano to the International Towing Museum and Hall of Fame.   Many businesses suffered significant loss of revenue during the pandemic crisis of 2020. This is especially true for the tourism and hospitality industry. Miller Industries donates $10,941.85 …

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Getting a Ferry Rolling

It is standard procedure to pull a ferry out of the water when it is not in use, but no matter how many times you have done it before, it is always a challenge! by Tony D’Anjou, Dominic Hébert In mid-September 2020, Hillaire Journault, owner of CNM Évolution, contacted our dispatch at Remorquage Provincial Jacques …

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Richmond Tow Operator Organizes Haunted Halloween Show on His Truck

by Iva Kestrankova This year’s Halloween was a completely different experience for everyone. Due to COVID-19 precautions and restrictions, people had to find new ways to enjoy this holiday while keeping everyone safe. That included spacing candies out on the front lawn or installing so-called candy chutes—a pipe used for sliding candies down to trick …

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