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    Tax on the Oregon Trail

    June 27, 2018 11:19AM by Sandy Johnson

    Ah, vacation time. You’ve packed the car and hit the road, but there’s this niggling feeling that you’ve forgotten something. Is the stove on, or maybe the iron? Do you have your bathing suit? It’s only after you get back

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    Support needed

    June 27, 2018 11:08AM by Derek Clouthier

    Alberta truck stop needs support from industry if it is to thrive

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    No generational gap

    June 27, 2018 10:59AM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. — It’s rare these days to see two generations, father and son, working for the same company. It’s even rarer to see three generations. Frank, Morgan, and Travis Andrus all work for Bess Tank Lines. Three generations working side

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    The key is flexibility

    June 25, 2018 9:30AM by Sonia Straface

    Apps Transport finds success by being adaptable with customers and staff

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    I have an (in) voice – Part 3

    June 25, 2018 8:51AM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mark is in a coffee shop outside Calgary where a trucker is on the phone with a company that’s late in paying. The man makes a spectacle of himself and Mark offers to give him a

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    Shopping for shunt trucks

    June 25, 2018 8:13AM by Truck News

    The days of choosing a simple shunt truck are long gone. Today, there are countless spec’s and options to add to your yard truck to make them last longer, and get the demanding job done. We spoke to yard truck

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    You’re hired

    June 22, 2018 1:44PM by Sonia Straface

    Trucking companies are taking steps to be more attractive to new hires

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    Trigger finger: It’s in your hands

    June 22, 2018 1:36PM by Karen Bowen

    After hours of gripping the wheel, do you find it hard to straighten one (or more) of your fingers? If so, you may have developed “trigger finger.” Trigger finger (stenosing tenosynovitis) is a condition in which your finger (or thumb)

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    No single solution to reducing GHG output

    June 22, 2018 1:24PM by Mike Millian

    The Conference Board of Canada recently released a report, titled Pathways to Reducing GHG Emissions from Trucking. The report reviews the trucking industry’s share of greenhouse gas emissions and provides insights into ways emissions can be reduced from this segment

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    The corporation conversation

    June 20, 2018 9:43AM by Scott Taylor

    Two opposing conversations within the same week just highlight that there’s never one answer for all situations. The topic: corporations. My first conversation was with a prospective client’s spouse. She called because she and her husband weren’t happy with the

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    Examining the reasons we began our trucking careers

    June 20, 2018 9:32AM by Al Goodhall

    My wife and I were having a conversation about retirement and income planning the other day, and the conversation turned to my job and the amount of time I spend away from home. “I never fully understood what attracted you

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    Marijuana legalization coming down the pipe

    June 20, 2018 9:24AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Marijuana legalization is on the way, whether we like it or not. On June 7, after more than six hours of speeches, the Senate passed Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, 56 to 30 with one abstention. Since shying

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    Breaking up is hard to do

    June 7, 2018 11:11AM by Donna Benjatschek

    Last month, I talked about an unhealthy relationship with sugar- filled, processed foods and the negative effects they can have on your health. Now the big question – how do we change that relationship? Anyone who has been to a

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    Know when to hold ’em

    June 7, 2018 11:08AM by Sandy Johnson

    Kenny Rogers got it right with his old country hit, “The Gambler.” You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em. You, my friend, are leaving money on the table when it comes to managing your

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    The kings of auctioneering

    June 7, 2018 10:52AM by Derek Clouthier

    Ritchie Bros. has come a long way since its modest B.C. beginnings