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    Redline Transport flourishes after former boss takes back control

    November 18, 2015 9:57AM by Jim Bray

    RIVERS, Man. – Al Lepp credits his success to high calibre drivers and modern, efficient equipment, but that might be a tad modest of an assessment. That’s because Lepp, who owns the Rivers, Man.-based Redline Transport, is a success story

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    Minister says Manitoba agriculture sector on track for a solid 2015

    November 18, 2015 9:53AM by Jim Bray

    WINNIPEG, Man. – By the time you read this, the 2015 harvest in Manitoba will have come and gone, capping what the province’s agriculture, food and rural development minister said has been a relatively standard and straightforward year, though not

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    Alberta’s ‘other white meat’ doing well in province famous for its beef

    November 18, 2015 9:50AM by Jim Bray

    RED DEER, Alta. – Judging from the bumper stickers, plenty of people ‘heart’ Alberta beef already, but producers of another popular Alberta meat aren’t sitting back and letting themselves be eclipsed in the marketplace by their more well-known sister product.

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    Keeping it clean

    November 18, 2015 9:34AM by Jim Bray

    Steve’s Livestock Transport offers a healthy helping of clean service

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    Saskatchewan agriculture, livestock sectors having healthy year

    November 18, 2015 9:33AM by Jim Bray

    SASKATOON, Sask. – A dry spring doesn’t appear to have messed up this year’s harvest in Saskatchewan, and that has the provincial government predicting that, rather than being a substandard year, 2015 will produce a “very near average crop.” “It’s

  • A December resolution

    November 18, 2015 9:29AM by Sandy Johnson

    In December, people start thinking about how they’re going change their act come January. If we’re talking about managing fleet taxes, though, why wait? There’s still time to tie up loose ends for the current calendar year while re-focusing your

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    The view from Saskatchewan

    November 18, 2015 9:20AM by Jim Bray

    Rider Nation healthy, with few Calgary stampeders, Rosseker says

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    Arnold Bros. grows its business on heritage, strengths

    October 22, 2015 9:51AM by Jim Bray

    WINNIPEG, Man. – They’ve been trucking since the 1950’s and this farmer-turned-trucker family shows no signs of slowing down, even in the face of challenging times. Arnold Bros. Transport, the Winnipeg-based hauler, is now headed by the second generation of

  • Attention: Your MC number is up

    October 22, 2015 9:44AM by Sandy Johnson

    For years, the MC number has been a useful way to identify carriers with interstate operating authority in the United States. It allows you (and shippers and brokers) to search online and view details about insurance and legal authority. It’s

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    Words with Wiebe

    October 22, 2015 9:37AM by Jim Bray

    We caught up with the Grand Champion from last month’s national driving championships

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    Dynamite Oilfield aims to outlast competitors in downturn

    September 23, 2015 4:14PM by Geoff Lee

    LLOYDMINSTER, Alta. – Dynamite Oilfield Services, based in Alberta, is operating in survival mode hoping to be rescued by higher oil and gas prices and an end to the downturn. The company finds itself in an unprofitable position for its

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    No turning back

    September 23, 2015 4:10PM by Geoff Lee

    TNT Tank & Trailer Repair isn’t hunkering down, it’s expanding its business despite stubbornly low oil prices

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    Saskatchewan’s doors are open to oil and gas producers

    September 23, 2015 4:07PM by Jim Bray

    REGINA, Sask. – No one should be surprised that the current low price of petroleum products has cast a pall over the western Canadian economy, but even in the downturn it appears there’s hope for the future. And it appears

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    Alberta’s oilpatch facing a rough, wild ride

    September 23, 2015 4:06PM by Jim Bray

    EDMONTON, Alta. – The fact that global oil prices are down should surprise no one who’s been paying attention to the news over the past year or so. But how does that affect Alberta, a province that traditionally has lived

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    Education over experience

    September 23, 2015 4:01PM by Sandy Johnson

    Ever heard of Pete Seeger? You probably know a few of his songs. “This Land Is Your Land.” “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” “We Shall Overcome.” Just the other day, I was humming “If I Had a Hammer” after my laptop