Truck manufacturer Shu-Pak is equipping all of its new vehicles with sideguards. Time for Ottawa to make them a reality on all heavy trucks in Canada.
From coast to coast to coast, communities face the same challenges: growing transportation needs in the face of lacking federal infrastructure support. Olivia met with the mayor of Victoria to discuss how to make our communities more livable.
Chief Coroner calls for mandatory truck sideguards, lower speed limits and other measures to tackle pedestrian fatalities.
NDP Transport Critic recently met with the founder of The Jessica Campaign, a grassroots campaign calling for mandatory sideguards on trucks, a measure Olivia has been fighting for since 2006. In St. John’s, the two ladies reiterated the call for the life-saving measure.
Failing grades in most areas – that is the Conservative government’s record when it comes to transportation. From inactivity on safety issues and reckless cuts to insider appointments to plum jobs, Transport Minister Lebel’s negative record speaks for itself.
Olivia welcomes the Ontario Chief Coroner’s call on the federal government for mandatory truck sideguards.
NDP Transport Critic continues to present sideguard petitions in the House of Commons – sign of the growing support for the life-saving measure.
Prominent Winnipeg cycling advocacy group Bike to the Future has endorsed the push for mandatory truck sideguards – another sign of growing support across the country.
Dust off your bike and switch to this zero-emissions vehicle for your daily commute. Olivia as an avid cyclist and the NDP Transport Critic supports the push through a series of events.
Cyclists and pedestrians demand safer roads – through better infrastructure, safety regulations and other measures. It’s time for municipal, provincial and federal governments to act to stop the senseless deaths on our streets. Join Olivia and allies for a rally on June 2nd.
The Halifax Cycling Coalition, one of Nova Scotia’s premier cycling advocacy groups, is joining forces with organizations across Canada in the push for safer streets through truck sideguards. The Halifax group is endorsing the call for mandatory sideguards in a letter to Transport Minister Lebel.
The prominent Calgary area cycling advocacy group is endorsing Olivia Chow’s push for mandatory truck sideguards in a letter to federal Transport Minister Lebel. The organization is joining the growing number of supporters across Canada.
NDP Transport Critic Olivia Chow and allies were joined by 50 community members at the first Safe Trucks town hall, yielding great insights, ideas and new volunteers for the grassroots effort.
Capital region’s largest cycling organization endorses push for mandatory truck sideguards spearheaded by NDP Transport Critic Olivia Chow. The advocacy group is urging Minister Lebel to take action in an open letter.