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Canadian Trucking Alliance

  • Campaign launched to expedite ELDs

    March 13, 2018 12:21PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Canadian Trucking Alliance has launched a letter-writing campaign to call on all provinces to mandate electronic logging devices (ELDs) by the end of 2019. The link to the e-letter campaign, reaching out to Canada’s transport ministers,

  • Teamsters, truck groups want ELDs by December 2019

    March 9, 2018 9:29AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Teamsters Canada, the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), and Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) have joined together in a call for a quick mandate of electronic logging devices (ELDs). In a rare show of unity, the

  • New TDG wording replaces summons with tickets

    February 26, 2018 7:29AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Transport Canada introduced a series of “short form wordings” to be used when enforcing Dangerous Goods offences, which allows tickets to be issued rather than a court summons, the Canadian Trucking Alliance reports. Without the short form

  • Alliance continues to champion NAFTA efficiencies

    February 26, 2018 7:17AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) continues to hold out hope during “contentious” NAFTA negotiations, as it champions efficiencies for cross-border trade. Representatives of the alliance and Quebec Trucking Association were among transportation industry members who met with

  • Alliance wants ELDs in ’95 and later trucks

    February 20, 2018 11:04AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling on Transport Canada to expedite a mandate for electronic logging devices (ELDs), and even include the devices in trucks back to 1995 model years. The recommendations are among 10 points

  • CTA offers ideas to improve trucking harmonization

    January 30, 2018 2:15PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has made 11 suggestions for improving trucking harmonization in Canada, in a submission to the Council of Transport Ministers. The Council established a federal/provincial/territorial task force in September 2016 to identify areas

  • CTA concerned about carbon pricing scheme

    January 16, 2018 12:50PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has expressed concerns about a national carbon pricing system, which could give U.S.-based carriers a competitive advantage over those from Canada. The draft legislative proposal was issued for public comment today. Public

  • Trucking groups issue joint statement on NAFTA

    October 25, 2017 8:20PM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Trucking groups in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, came together to produce a joint statement on the importance of NAFTA. The Canadian Trucking Alliance was joined by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Cámara Nacional del

  • OTA, CTA announce three staff promotions

    June 30, 2017 10:55AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) and Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) have announced three policy team promotions. Geoffrey Wood has been named senior vice-president, policy, for both the OTA and CTA. He previously served both groups as vice-president,

  • CTA provides media toolkit to protect flatdeck drivers

    April 12, 2017 12:06PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has created a multimedia toolkit designed to help prevent driver injuries at workplaces and shipper facilities. The media toolkit includes whiteboard animation videos and digital infographics in English and French, aimed at

  • CTA mostly satisfied with Canada’s proposed greenhouse gas regs

    March 17, 2017 12:19PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is satisfied that Canada’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations for heavy trucks adequately reflect the unique operating conditions in this country. While the Phase 2 regulations closely mirror those in the US, the

  • Bradley to step down from OTA, CTA at end of 2017

    January 8, 2016 10:41AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — David Bradley has announced he will step down from his role as president of the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) at the end of next year. He has been with the organizations for

  • CTA reacts to federal budget

    April 22, 2015 12:09PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — While there were no trucking-specific measures included within the federal budget announced yesterday, small business will get a tax break and the budget delivered a small surplus. The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) reacted to the budget, noting

  • Bison O/O named Volvo-CTA National Driver of the Year

    November 17, 2014 1:44PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — A Bison Transport owner/operator has been selected as the Volvo-CTA National Driver of the Year. Mark Tricco received the honour, having put together an accident-free 33-year driving career. Over that time Tricco has run three million miles,

  • CBP values Canadian in-transit shipments at $95,000

    October 17, 2014 3:34PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is finally willing to put a value on cross-border in-transit shipments. According to the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), the CBP accepted a proposal that will permit Canadian carriers travelling through