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  • IMPORTANT SURVEY - VIOLENCE IN SCHOOL TRANSPORT

    School transport

    During the month of April 2019, the Federation of Bus Transporters (FTA) and the school transportation sector of the Federation of Public Service Employees of the CSN (FEESP-CSN) decided to engage in a to act on violence in the school bus sector.
     

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  • Stein Monast informs you...

    Laws and rules

    Reminder of your rights and obligations in a chartered transport

    Me Sarah Routhier • Me Pierre-Olivier Ménard Dumas

    Some weeks have already passed since the end of the classes and the beginning of the summer period. And who says summer, says charter transport! It is therefore a good time to review its main rights and obligations under the Bus Transportation Regulations ("Regulations") as a carrier or bus driver for this type of movement.

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  • Temporary license - maximum 45 days

    Laws and rules

    In the middle of the summer, demand for shuttle services is increasing and, as a result, requests for subscription licenses. In fact, the Regulation respecting bus transportation states that:

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  • School bus to sell

    School transport

    Autobus scolaire 2018 à vendre

    Pour plus de détails, consulter la Zone membre sur le site internet de la Fédération, dans l'onglet "Services", Petites annonces. 

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  • Guide to recruit internationally

    Training

    Ms. Lydia Massimiani, project manager at Camo-route, recently presented the Guide INTERNATIONAL RECRUIT - EMPLOYER ROADMAP developed by Camo-route. The guide, which will be regularly updated, is available on the website (French only).

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  • Electronic "Logbook" will be mandatory in Canada as of June 2021

    Laws and rules

    After extensive industry consultation and after more than two years of waiting, the Regulations Amending the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations ("Regulations") were published on June 12 in the Canada Gazette. Canada Part II, which will be effective from June 2021.

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  • Did you see me? prices for the 2019 security campaign.

    Security

    On June 28, the Bus Carriers Federation rewarded the efforts of carriers members and their partners during the 31st safety campaign that took place from February 4 to 15, 2019. Prices Did you see me? are presented annually at the Federation Conference to those who have distinguished themselves by the quality, originality and relevance of their prevention activities in their region.

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  • Back to the 2019 Congress of the Federation

    Your Federation

    The annual bus drivers' meeting was held under the theme "Trends + alternatives = Dare! ", at the Fairmont Manoir Richelieu. Golf, conferences, Annual General Meeting and the traditional "tailgate" was on the menu for this 6th Congress of the Federation.

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  • La Mutuelle de prévention des transporteurs par autobus est VOTRE SOLUTION!

    Your Federation

    Vous avez jusqu’au 30 juin prochain pour confirmer votre renouvellement auprès de votre mutuelle de prévention, mais n’êtes plus satisfait des services et des taux?

    Vous ne faites pas partie d’un regroupement d’employeurs et désirez vous joindre à une mutuelle florissante?

    Vous désirez prendre en main la gestion de la prévention des risques de maladies et de blessures dans votre entreprise ainsi que la gestion des réclamations?

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  • Stein Monast informs you...

    Laws and rules

    New deregulation of bus transportation

    Me Pierre-Olivier Ménard Dumas • Me Sarah Routhier

    On March 27, in a very small publication of just three (3) articles in the Gazette officielle du Québec, the government came to amend the Regulation respecting bus transportation ("Regulation"). Although the changes are only in a few lines, it is interesting to see some notable changes in the bus permit, or rather, the exemption from the requirement to be a holder.

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  • Seatbelt: a shared responsibility!

    Laws and rules

    Although the driver of a heavy vehicle has the responsibility to attach, his employer can also play a key role in promoting the wearing of seat belts in his company.

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  • Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie - La grande récompense

    Your Federation

    La Grande Récompense arrive! Les écoles gagnantes seront bientôt connues.

    Les transporteurs scolaires qui œuvrent auprès de ces écoles seront contactés pour l’organisation du transport des élèves vers le Stade olympique et la Ronde, les 15 et 16 juin prochain.

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  • Entry into force of Bill 10, An Act to amend the Pay Equity ...

    Laws and rules

    On May 10, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada declared unconstitutional certain articles of the Pay Equity Act, CQLR c E-12.001 ("Act"), because they created a discriminatory regime against women by not providing for the correction salary differences from the actual date of the events leading to these differences.

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  • Stein Monast informs you...

    Laws and rules

    Hit and run: Bonds and consequences
    By the transport law team of Stein Monast Avocats: Me Félix-Antoine Blais • Me Camille Couture • Me Pierre-Olivier Ménard Dumas • Me Sarah Routhier

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  • Signature of the round safety report

    Laws and rules

    As a follow-up to the presentation of the Legal Affairs Branch at the last Provincial Council and in response to several recent questions from carriers, the Federation wishes to make a brief reminder regarding the safety round report, particularly regarding the person designated by the operator to perform this round (we refer you to the booklet of the Federation).

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