News & Updates

March 13, 2017 at 2:30pm I got a knock on my front door…

Three years today at 9:30 a.m. (PST) my life changed. Thank you all for the messages today but can we use this as an opportunity to contact your MLA, your MP, share our website, share our FB page, drive with more care and attention, respect the heavy vehicles that you encounter on your path down our highways and give them some room.

March 13, 2020 | View Article

Safer Roads Canada launches to advocate for improvements to Canada’s commercial licensing and training system.

Edmonton, Alberta (March 6, 2020) – Today marks the official launch of Safer Roads Canada, a new non-profit advocacy group dedicated to improving Canada’s commercial licensing system and making our roads a safer place for everyone to travel. The founding members of Safer Roads Canada are families who have lost loved ones in crashes involving semi-trucks, including some of the Humboldt Broncos parents, as well as experts in transportation engineering, occupational health and safety, first responders, and…

March 6, 2020 | View Article

We should let the Transportation Safety Board dig deeper on Westboro crash.

The TSB’s assistance is an important first step, and it is the maximum that can be done “within” the board’s current mandate. Still, Watson has not assured the TSB that it will have unlimited access to the investigation. - Ahmed Shalaby, Ottawa Citizen | Opinion

January 22, 2019 | View Article

After Humboldt: What is being done to reduce risks on Canadian roads?

The Humboldt Broncos bus crash last April caused 16 fatalities and 13 injuries and has resulted in the driver of a transport truck pleading guilty to 29 charges. The heart-wrenching event was chosen as Canada’s top news story of 2018. - Ahmed Shalaby

January 9, 2019 | View Article

How provincial governments responded to our questions on truck driver testing.

See how your province responded to our investigation. - CBC Marketplace.

October 13, 2018 | View Article

Broncos bus crash – more than three months later, the roads aren't (yet) any safer

With the conclusion of the RCMP investigation into the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, and the commencement of court action against truck driver Jaskirat Sidhu, many unanswered questions remain. Chief among them is if rural roads are any safer today than before the crash. - Ahmed Shalaby, Ottawa Citizen | Opinion

July 17, 2018 | View Article

Humboldt crash shows (again) why we need a federal road-safety agency.

The crash of the Humboldt Broncos bus at a nondescript intersection in rural Saskatchewan highlights gaps in the federal government response to an event that has deeply touched the soul of the nation. - Ahmed Shalaby, Ottawa Citizen | Opinion

April 18, 2018 | View Article

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