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Saskatchewan Supply Chain Week: May 14 Afternoon Learning Sessions (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM) 

The Latest News on Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)

Transport Canada has been working with the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators to develop a technical standard for ELDs. On December 16, 2017, Canada Gazette I, Regulations Amending the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations (Electronic Logging Devices and Other Amendments was published, and stakeholders were given 90 days to comment. This presentation will cover some of the technical aspects of the standard that Transport Canada and the Provinces/Territories have been working to update since the end of the comment period.

Presented by: 

Andrew Cipywnyk, Director of Trucking Policy and Regulation, Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure. Andrew has been in his current position since 2004. Prior to this, Andrew was a design and construction Engineer with the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure and, previously, the private sector. In his current role, Andrew leads a team that represents Saskatchewan on regional and national working groups with responsibility for pursuing national and/or regional uniformity of policies, regulations and enforcement practices related to commercial vehicles and drivers, vehicle weights and dimensions and oversize vehicle permit policy.

Legal Update

An update into the most pressing legal issues facing supply chain logistics professionals. 

Presented by: 

Loreley Chekay B.App.Sc., LL.B (Hons)., is Associate General Counsel, Auto Fund, Saskatchewan Government Insurance. Loreley has 17 years of litigation experience, having begun her career in private practice before moving to government as a Senior Crown Prosecutor with the Ministry of Justice, where she has been for over 14 years. In her current role, Loreley is responsible for the strategic and litigation management as it pertains to the legal business of the Auto Fund.

Lindsay Ferguson, B.A.(Hons.) LL.B, is Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate with Saskatchewan Government Insurance. Lindsay has been with SGI since 2010. Prior to this, Lindsay practised law in the area  of personal injury and insurance litigation and clerked for the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal. In her current role, Lindsay is legislative adviser to the corporation, which involves liaising with the Government of Saskatchewan and drafting amendments to The Traffic Safety ActThe Automobile Accident Insurance Act and associated regulations. Lindsay also provides legal opinions to the corporation on a variety of insurance law issues. 

Business Process Re-engineering

Learn more about Lean Six Sigma and Agile practices, and how to develop a mindset for continuous process improvement for every segment of the supply chain, from manufacturing to purchasing to distribution.

Presented by: 

Jim Bennett, Manager of Technology Services, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, has over 30 years of experience managing cross-functional teams deploying enterprise-scale projects, both domestically and internationally. Jim is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (just finishing his Master Black Belt requirements), and is a Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner and a certified Kanban Management Professional. He has been chair, co-chair or member of various provincial working advisory groups.

Dan Florizone is Executive-in-Residence with the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan Campus. He began his 30-year career as a CEO in rural healthcare, progressing to multiple sites, health districts then health regions. He served as Assistant Deputy Minister of Health- overseeing the amalgamation of 32 health districts into 12 health regions in Saskatchewan.  He also served as Deputy Minister of Health, Deputy Minister of Education and Deputy Minister responsible for the Lean initiative.

Case Study on Class 7 Goods: Uranium in the Supply Chain

Get insight into the product transportation system of Saskatchewan-based Cameco, the world's largest pubilcally traded uranium company. The presentation will cover a high level overview of the functions involved in the safe transportation of Cameco's uranic products in the nuclear lifecycle. 

Presented by: 

Jean Alonso, Director, Transportation, Logistics, and Facilities, Cameco Corporation. Jean has 25 years of broad experience in the Uranium business primarily in the mining sector as it relates to safety/environment and overall compliance & licencing at both the site and corporate level. Currently in Cameco’s supply chain department, he is accountable for the execution of Cameco’s transportation and logistics activities, and its Saskatoon-based facilities.

Panel: Emerging Technology and Implications for Supply Chain Logistics

This panel will discuss new and evolving technology, offering differing perspectives on issues both immediately pressing and future-looking. The discussion will include legistlation and enforcement conversations, return-on-investment, automation, fuel economy, and more. 

Moderated by: 

Susan Ewart is Executive Director, STA Group of Companies. Susan has been in her role as Exectuve Director of the Saskatchewan Trucking Association for three years, prior to which she had a successful career in the insurance business. She is a Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker.


Albert C. Jame is a partner and Director of Strategy at zu, a design strategy firm in Canada focused on building digital products and services. Over the last 17 years, he’s worked with brands such as Intel and Fedex, but often refers to zu’s practice as ‘Blue collar design thinking’ as they are more accustomed to applying Sprints and modern methodologies to industries such as Government and Agriculture

Andrew McWiggan is a Partner and Vice Presidnet of Business Development and Levis Media. Andrew has a Honours Degree in Marketing and 5 years of account management and business development in a marketing agency environment. Andrew excels at finding marketing solutions to meet budgets and financial requirements of clients, as well as unique ways to leverage marketing strategy in challenging sales situations.

Thank You To All Our Event Sponsors




SGI Canada







Ghost Transportation Services
Inland CTS



NSC Minerals


Q-Line Trucking


RSB Logistics

Turner Transport


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