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    Home was always where her heart was

    February 5, 2018 12:55PM by Truck News

    REGINA, Sask. — For Heather Day, it would have been strange to not be part of her family’s trucking company. Stretching her professional legs across the pond for eight years as a teacher, Day found herself in the office at C.S.

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    Paws it forward

    February 5, 2018 12:42PM by Derek Clouthier

    THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The lonesome highway can be a solitary place for a truck driver, and though some crave this type of lifestyle, having a four-legged friend to share some time with would be a welcome companion. The friendship may

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    Buyer beware

    February 5, 2018 12:32PM by Sandy Johnson

    “If you let a guy sell you a diamond ring for only 10 cents, chances are you own a diamond ring not worth a dime.” That line from a Goldie Hawn movie has always stuck with me. It’s amazing how

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    Up for the challenge

    February 3, 2018 12:14PM by Sonia Straface

    LANGLEY, B.C. — A new era for the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) began at the start of the new year with the departure of former president and CEO Louise Yako and Dave Earle taking the helm. Most recently, Earle comes

  • Feature Transportation

    Bypass at the heart of the West

    February 3, 2018 10:28AM by Eric Berard

    REGINA, Sask. — Congestion on Victoria Avenue. Endless traffic lights and then a left turn on the Trans-Canada Highway. Even though it already had a ring road designed to mitigate traffic headaches, Saskatchewan’s capital was due for some infrastructure treatment and

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    Honoring his service

    February 3, 2018 8:48AM by Derek Clouthier

    Manitoba trucking pioneer Red Coleman has always had a love affair with trucking

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    The Chain’s in Command – Part 2

    February 2, 2018 3:03PM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mark is traveling to Winnipeg on Hwy. 17. He checks the forecast and it looks bad, so he chains up long before the snow. After driving a while Mark is wondering if the snow will ever

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    Nothing’s automatic

    February 2, 2018 2:58PM by Derek Clouthier

    “Try it and you’ll like it” has been a common theme in the trucking industry of late with new advancements being made in the world of technology. Automated transmissions are no different, and with approximately 70% of new trucks coming

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    Brian Kurtz Trucking looks ahead

    February 2, 2018 10:50AM by Sonia Straface

    Kurtz excited about the future of the trucking industry

  • Focusing on the soft skills

    January 31, 2018 2:55PM by Angela Splinter

    The nature of work is always changing. Today, as technology and demographics evolve, our skills have to keep up or else we risk being automated out of a job. But some talents simply cannot be replaced by technology. I am

  • Finding the right carrier

    January 31, 2018 2:52PM by Al Goodhall

    The trucking industry as a whole doesn’t display much empathy for its drivers. Drivers are about the passion for what they do day in and day out. Corporate trucking is about profit. The ground between these two poles is a

  • Movin’ on up

    January 31, 2018 2:46PM by Sonia Straface

    Trucking industry provides room for advancement

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Are you feeling SAD?

    January 29, 2018 2:42PM by Dr. Chris Singh

    Have you ever noticed that your mood is affected by the weather? Often, our spirits are lifted on a bright sunny day while a dull, cold, and rainy day may make us feel a little gloomy. Although these are normal

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    Avoid heart pump failure

    January 29, 2018 2:32PM by Karen Bowen

    As a trucker, you know it’s vital to keep all your rig’s pumps functioning well. February, Valentine’s Day month, is a great time to consider the maintenance of your body’s major pump – your heart. Your heart, about the size

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    Marijuana legalization will create new challenges for fleets

    January 29, 2018 2:27PM by Mike Millian

    As the anticipated date for legalization of marijuana gets draws closer – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recently flinched on the July 1 date, instead saying sometime in the summer of 2018 – more provinces and territories are announcing their