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Sonia Straface

Sonia Straface
Sonia Straface is the associate editor of Truck News and Truck West magazines. She graduated from Ryerson University's journalism program in 2013 and enjoys writing about health and wellness and HR issues surrounding the transportation industry. Follow her on Twitter: @SoniaStraface.
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    TruckPro expands its network

    December 10, 2018 by Truck News

    LONGUEUIL, Que. — TruckPro announced recently that it has expanded its network. The company’s newest members are as follows: Calgary Heavy Truck and Collision (Calgary, Alta.) Suspension Bellerive (Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que.) Shakespeare Truck Center (Shakespeare, Ont.) Commercial Truck Repair (Cornwall, Ont.)

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    Braving the hardships of the past to keep moving forward

    December 7, 2018 by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. — Starting a trucking company was never a sure thing for Murray Schur. And, considering the heartbreak he has endured, few would blame him for his apprehension. Schur got his start in trucking in 1993; a few years after

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    Recruiting Aboriginal workers

    December 7, 2018 by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. —  It’s not rocket science – building relationships within Indigenous communities is no different than it is with any other culture. It just takes a bit of effort. That was the message from a Women Building Futures panel held

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    The house that IFTA built

    December 7, 2018 by Sandy Johnson

    Do you watch home improvement shows? Mike Holmes wouldn’t build a house on anything less than a solid foundation, and neither should you. The same is true for your fleet tax compliance house. In the fleet tax world, the distance

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    Wakefield creates two new leadership roles to head new divisions

    December 6, 2018 by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. — Wakefield Canada  today announced the creation of two separate sales divisions. Shannon Spano will lead the consumer sales division with Hasan Zobairi responsible for commercial and industrial sales. The move comes after a first full year of

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    NACV Show is growing, coming to Atlanta October 28-31

    December 4, 2018 by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) is growing. The biennial B2B trucking industry trade show that focuses on the needs of fleet owners, managers and decision makers, announced today that all of the major Class

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    Train Trailer names new national account manager

    December 4, 2018 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  — Train Trailer announced today that James Currier has been promoted to national account manager. He will report to the company’s president Rick Kloepfer and will oversee the company’s sales team and assist in managing major national accounts

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    Registration open now for 2019 Women with Drive Leadership Summit

    December 4, 2018 by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Registration for Trucking HR Canada’s 2019 Women with Drive Leadership Summit has officially opened. The fifth annual event will be held March 7, 2019 at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre. In celebration of its

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    Road tour

    December 4, 2018 by Derek Clouthier

    Kenworth makes two Albert stops on its road tour to show off the new W990

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    U.S. midterms could resurrect pipeline drama

    December 4, 2018 by Roger McKnight

    With the U.S. midterms completed, it now means we’re at the halfway point in this political three-ring circus. The clown costumes may have changed, but they’re still clowns, and clowns can be scary. With the Democrats now in control of

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    Reflections and foresight

    December 4, 2018 by Derek Clouthier

    Western associations highlight greatest achievements of 2018, challenges for coming year

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    Healthy Trucker announces 10 Pound Challenge to start 2019

    December 4, 2018 by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont.  – The Healthy Fleet 10 Pound Challenge is back. During the months of January and February, drivers, staff, and executives from across the industry will buckle down to work towards their weight-loss goals to compete in the 2019

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    Registration for Nikola World opens today

    December 3, 2018 by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — Nikola World will take over the WestWorld complex in Scottsdale, Arizona for two days on April 16-17, 2019. The event is said to be one to remember with product unveilings, interactive experiences, live music, food and drinks,

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    Linamar – AZ Driver Job Fair

    December 3, 2018 by Sonia Straface

    New & Experienced Drivers Welcome Pre-Hire Road Tests Available New Graduate Training Program Available

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    TTC holds AGM, elects executive committee for 2019

    December 3, 2018 by Truck News

    Toronto, Ont. – The Toronto Transportation Club held its Annual General Meeting at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre last week and voted on its executive committee for 2019. The executive committee for 2019 is as follows: Mike Fontaine – general

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