Trucker fined for trying to smuggle cheese into Canada

“A trucker must pay a fine of C$30,000 for attempting to smuggle nearly 8,800 pounds of cheese from the U.S. into Canada.” – According to article in freightwaves.com and its author  Nate Tabak

“Haissam Azaar was fined the equivalent of $22,000 on May 9 after pleading guilty to the thwarted attempt to bring the eight skids of undeclared cheese through the Landsdowne, Ontario crossing, near northern New York. Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers found the cheese during a secondary inspection and subsequently arrested Azaar.”- Tabak also wrote.

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Source and credits: freightwaves.com / Nate Tabak, Canada Correspondent

“A mechanical engineering student who supported himself by driving a truck faces deportation from Canada to India for working more hours than his study permit allowed”.- According to the article in freightwaves.com and its author Nate Tabak

“Jobandeep Sandhu was pulled over during a routine traffic stop on Highway 401 between Montreal and Toronto in 2017. But upon examining his log book, a police officer discovered that he had worked more than 20 hours – above the weekly limit under his permit to study in Canada”. – Tabak also wrote

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Source and credits: freightwaves.comNate Tabak, Canada Correspondent

“Two tractor-trailers powered by hydrogen electric fuel cells will hit the highways of Alberta in a pilot program to test the viability of doing heavy-hauls over long distances in the western Canadian province”. – According to article in freightwaves.com and its author Nate Tabak

Tabak also wrote – “Freightliner trucks outfitted with three 70 kilowatt Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLDP) fuel cells will be able to travel up to 430 miles between battery recharges. The 64-metric ton b-train tractor trailers will enter service with Alberta-based carriers Bison Transport and Trimac Transportation, as part of the Alberta Zero-Emissions Truck Electrification Collaboration (AZETEC.) ”

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Source and credits : freightwaves.com /  Nate Tabak, Canada Correspondent

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