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Do You Need to License Your Equipment?

Road-Building Machine Status Change Under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA), a road-building machine (RBM) is currently defined as “self-propelled vehicle of a design commonly used in the construction and maintenance of highways.”  Initially, these vehicles were slow-moving vehicles that could not meet federal manufacturing standards for lights, tires, etc.  As a result, they differed from […] Click here for details.

Road-Building Machines – Highway Traffic Act

Summary of Proposal: Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has reviewed the current definition of a road-building machine (RBM) under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA). RBMs are exempt from many obligations under the HTA and other legislation that relies on the HTA for vehicle classifications. Historically, RBMs required these exemptions to legally operate on a highway. Over […] Click here for details.

Municipalities seek protection from lawsuits on use of road salt

An Ontario organization representing nearly 450 communities is pushing for legislative change after the option of appealing a high-profile court decision involving the municipal use of road salt was shot down. Click here for details.

Municipalities could see ramifications from decision on road salt

Ontario municipalities could see ramifications from precedent-setting Superior Court decision over use of road salt. Click here for details.

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Events

MEOA 50th Anniversary Conference & Equipment Show

                                        Click here for more information and to register for this event! Thank you to our sponsors! Gold Sponsors                           Silver Sponsors     […] Click here for details.

May 4, 2016
Niagara Falls, Ontario

PD Day

Includes: (all prices include HST) Lunch, dinner, prize & cart.
Excludes hole sponsorship or additional registration of golfers.
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Sep 15, 2016
New Dundee, Ontario