Truck News


  • Carriers, minister meet on labor standards

    February 7, 2018 1:57PM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, NB – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, and several carriers have met with Patty Hajdu – Canada’s minister of employment, workforce development, and labor – to discuss plans for federal labor standards. The minister has

  • Trucking isn’t a low wage, unskilled job says APTA

    July 11, 2014 9:44AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) is once again decrying the federal government’s recent changes to the temporary foreign workers’ program (TFW). Last month, the industry association issued an objection about changes Ottawa made to the way

  • APTA says Atlantic Canada needs temporary foreign truckers

    June 24, 2014 11:00AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The inability to hire temporary foreign workers will result in trucks being parked across Atlantic Canada. By altering the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and making it both more expensive and more difficult to import labour, the Atlantic