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  • CTA applauds trucking proposals in Conservative environmental platform

    June 26, 2019 1:54PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is applauding trucking-related initiatives included in the Conservative Party of Canada’s new environmental platform — A Real Plan to Protect Our Environment. The document includes proposals to change things like cabotage rules

  • Specially-wrapped Ladies’ Lunch truck a hit

    June 26, 2019 1:07PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — This year’s Ladies’ Lunch event, hosted by the Toronto Transportation Club on June 19 was highlighted with a specially-wrapped truck featuring the guest speaker’s photo. This year, the keynote speaker for the event was Rachel David, Canadian

  • CargoNet warns of theft surge during holiday

    June 26, 2019 11:29AM by Truck News

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – As Canada and the United States prepare to celebrate their national days, a major freight tracking and recovery company is warning about a potential surge in cargo theft. CargoNet said its analysis of U.S. and Canadian

  • Highlight Motor Group sponsors Bikers Battling Cancer again

    June 26, 2019 11:28AM by Truck News

    CONCORD, Ont. — Highlight Motor Group is once again sponsoring the Rockin’ The Ridge – Bikers Battling Cancer event set to take place Canada Day weekend in Sundridge, Ont. This is the third annual event. Bikers Battling Cancer was started

  • Paid The Canadian Load Board Announces Early July Launch Date

    June 26, 2019 9:13AM by Sponsored

    The Canadian Load Board, a new Canada-based load board with a toolset that emphasizes operational efficiency and building relationships, will launch their platform on July 8th, 2019. To support the launch there will be two free webinars on the 8th

  • Canada represented at Mack Masters Competition

    June 25, 2019 12:32PM by Truck News

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Top Dogs from Lounsbury Truck Centre in Moncton, N.B., represented Canada at this year’s Mack Masters Competition. The event evaluates participants’ knowledge of Mack service systems and procedures and pits teams from across North America against

  • Trucking HR Canada launches new project focused on Indigenous youth

    June 25, 2019 11:21AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont.  – Trucking HR Canada announced today that it is launching a new project focused on Indigenous youth. Over the next year, Trucking HR Canada will be working in collaboration with Indigenous organizations to deliver career awareness resources to

  • Protect your record against ‘non-preventable’ accidents

    June 25, 2019 11:12AM by Doug Marcello

    The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched the Crash Preventability Demonstration Program in August 2017. It allows motor carriers or drivers involved in certain crash types to submit Requests for Data Review through FMCSA’s DataQs system. Originally intended to

  • Feature Transportation

    Poll forecasts a bright road ahead for trucking

    June 25, 2019 8:11AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The road ahead for the Canadian trucking industry remains smooth despite concerns about driver shortages, plant closures and the new North American Free Trade Agreement, a major survey revealed. The poll of carriers, brokers and owner-operators was

  • Feature Transportation

    TTSAO ensuring member schools measure up

    June 25, 2019 8:04AM by James Menzies

    GUELPH, Ont. — Want to be a member of the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO)? You’ve got to earn it. That was the message from Lisa Arseneau, head of the TTSAO’s insurance group, when providing an update at

  • Purolator to build $330-million ‘super hub’ in Toronto

    June 25, 2019 8:02AM by Abdul Latheef

    TORONTO, Ont. – Purolator will build what it calls a national “super hub” in Toronto as part of a five-year, $1-billion investment plan announced on Tuesday. The $330-million, 430,000-sq-ft hub will be built on 60-acres, and will open in 2021,

  • Feature Transportation

    A Jekyll-and-Hyde market for trucking

    June 25, 2019 8:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — For-hire truck tonnage in the U.S. popped in April, but in Canada there were more trucks chasing loads in the spot market than in any other month in history. And overall trucking conditions in the U.S., as

  • Rural program to attract newcomers as truck drivers

    June 24, 2019 11:44AM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – Eleven communities will participate in a new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot, which is looking to attract newcomers to work in occupations like truck drivers. The selected communities are: Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, and

  • Driver retention begins with the hiring process

    June 24, 2019 9:21AM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ontario — Ensuring prospective hires are a good fit for your company before hiring them is key to reducing costly driver turnover. That’s especially true of entry-level drivers, who may not fully grasp the realities of life on the

  • Truckers show their pride

    June 24, 2019 9:14AM by Sonia Straface

    Woman behind the Rainbow Rider says she wants the truck to be a symbol for the LGBTQ community within trucking