Ontario launches towing task force

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced a new provincial task force to oversee the industry after numerous incidents of turf wars and recent charges in the sector. The new task force will work alongside local police departments, the towing industry and municipal partners to develop a regulatory oversight model that is said […]

CAA applauds Aviva Canada’s call for provincial towing regulation

Changes to the Consumer Protection Act and Highway Traffic Act made from this past year are the first steps to address these challenges, but according to CAA, more needs to be done.

Thornhill, Ontario — November 27, 2017 — “Crash, Cash and Backlash,” a report recently released by Aviva Canada, reinforces CAA’s advocacy efforts in encouraging the provincial government to regulate the towing industry. CAA has been actively working with stakeholders and government officials to develop a provincial regulation of the towing industry. “CAA is pleased to […]

CAA calls for provincial regulation of towing industry in Ontario

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By Tow Pro Staff Thornhill, Ontario — October 18, 2017 — The Canadian Automobile Association South Central Ontario (CCA SCO) is calling on the Ontario government to make provincial regulation of the towing industry a priority. The Ontario-based organization, which is affiliated to the CCA, said the move comes after “continued instances” of “harrowing” stories […]

PTAO Tow Show Welcomes the Heavy Rescue: 401 crew

The Heavy Rescue: 401 Crew will be doing a meet and greet at this year's PTAO Tow Show.

Markham, Ontario — June 8, 2017 — The Provincial Towing Association of Ontario (PTAO) will be taking over the Markham Fairgrounds as they bring back the annual Tow Show this August 25th – 26th. With new competitions and special guests, this year will surely be worth checking out. The Tow Show will see the return […]