Reflecting on successes of 2017
The Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada (MCC) held their Annual General Meeting on November 4, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. Our organization meets all year long to plan, strategize and look for opportunities to represent motorcyclists at the national level.
Ontario motorcycle study highlights the importance of increased motorcycle safety
A study published November 20th in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) takes a close look at the direct medical costs of motorcycle crashes in Ontario. Through their analysis of medical costs associated with automobile and motorcycle crashes, the study found “that each motorcycle incurs 3 times the injuries, 6 times the medical costs and 5 times the deaths of each automobile.”
Recognizing contributions of motorcyclists and motorcycles in war
November signals a winding down of the motorcycling riding season and marks a reflective time. We wear poppies on our lapels and recognize the contributions of soldiers that have served our country.
Motorcycle Legends to be honoured for their contribution to motorcycling history
This fall, 10 legends and champions will be honoured at the 12th Annual Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Banquet and Reunion. These new inductees join an impressive list of pioneers, contributors, competitors, and organizations that have made a valuable contribution to motorcycling in Canada.
Motorcyclists supporting communities across Canada
From coast to coast motorcyclists are dedicating their time, organizing events, bringing people together, and raising funds for many different charitable organizations across Canada. They enjoy the day riding together, exploring new roads and sharing a common passion.
A look back at 10 highlights through the decades
As we celebrate our nation’s milestone birthday this month, we decided to look back at some interesting highlights of Canada’s motorcycling history. Take a walk down memory lane as we look at some of the things that happened over the decades.
Report from CCMTA
MCC General Manager Wayne Daub had the pleasure of attending the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) Annual meeting and conference hosted in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in early June. The members of CCMTA are comprised of provincial government transportation employees from all 13 provinces and territories in Canada, along with public service departments, and public insurance corporations. Along with the Board of Directors, CCMTA has three major committees consisting of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs (CRA), Drivers and Vehicles (DV), and Road Safety Research and Policies (RSRP).