We have all seen the huge increase in food prices as inflation is still hovering well over six per cent. Some food items, however, have seen an increase of 10 to 20 per cent over the past year including many of the vegetables we enjoy. Some of rising food prices can be attributed to the increased costs truckers are facing. An important industry which delivers our food to us. To discuss this in more detail is Al Nelson, he is a dispatcher who works with CJD Trucking. He joined us from Lethbridge.
Hal is a veteran journalist with 30 years in the industry. He worked as a parliamentary reporter on the Hill interviewing federal leaders and cabinet ministers. Hal also covered the Ottawa terrorist attack in 2014, and has worked as an anchor/reporter in Toronto, Peterborough and Calgary. He worked as a reporter and anchor for business shows airing on BNN, Global and CHCH-TV. During his 10 year radio career he hosted a show called Roberts on the Road on KG Country. Hal was blessed to win a few awards in his career including one as senior producer for a TV show on human trafficking which aired on CTS.