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Truck West 2006: Calendar of Events

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January

Jan. 27 – The Ontario Trucking Association’s Ski Day will be held at Osler Bluffs in Collingwood, Ont. Call Melanie Kowdrysh at 416-249-7401 ext. 231 for more information.

Feb. 14-17 – The ATA Technology and Maintenance Council will hold its Annual Meeting and Transportation Equipment Exhibition at the Tampa Convention Centre in Tampa, Fla. For details call 703-838-1763.

February

Feb. 26-28 – The APTA’s Technology and Maintenance Conference will be held at the Delta Brunswick Hotel in Saint John, N.B. Contact Georgia Smallwood at 506-855-2782.

March

Mar. 12-15 – The Truckload Carriers Association’s 68th Annual Convention will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, Fla. For more information call 703-838-1950.

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Mar. 7-8 – The Canadian Industrial Transportation Association, in partnership with Canadian Transportation & Logistics, will be holding its Transpo 2006 Conference and Exhibition at the Toronto Congress Centre in Toronto, Ont. Call Denise Fata at 613-726-1577 for more information.

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Mar. 23-25 – The Mid-America Trucking Show will be held at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Centre in Louisville, Ky. Call 502-899-3892 for details.

April

Apr. 6-7 – The Atlantic Land Improvement Contractors Association will be hosting the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show at the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, N.B. Call Mark Cusack at 1-888-454-7469 for details.

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Apr. 20-22 – The North America Truck Show takes place at the Boston Convention and Exposition Centre in Boston, Mass. For information call at 1-800-225-1577.

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Apr. 20-22 – Truck World 2006 will be taking place at the International Centre in Toronto, Ont. For more information call 1-877-682-7469.

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Apr. 21-22 – Truckers Association of Nova Scotia’s Annual Convention takes place at the Best Western Glengarry in Truro, N.S. For more information call Frank Henderson at 902-895-7447.

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Apr. 21-22 – The Quebec Trucking Association’s Annual Convention will be held at the Hilton International in Quebec City, Que. For details call 1-800-361-5813 ext. 221.

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Apr. 21-22 – The Alberta Motor Transport Association will hold its Annual Conference at the Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff, Alta. For details, call 1-800-267-1003.

May

May 14-18 – The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators will have its Annual Meeting in Charlottetown, P.E.I. Call 613-736-1003 for information.

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May 16-17 – Markel’s National Conference will take place at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel in Toronto, Ont. For information call 1-800-265-7173.

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May 17 – The Ontario Trucking Association holds its Spring Golf Tournament at Glen Eagle and Caledon Woods in Bolton, Ont. For more information call Melanie Kowdrysh at 416-249-7401 ext. 231.

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May 24-25 – The Transportation Health and Safety Association of Ontario has its Annual Meeting at the Double Tree International Plaza Hotel in Toronto, Ont. Call 1-800-263-5016 for details.

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May 28-31 – The Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar will be held at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel in Toronto, Ont. Call Rod Henderson for details at 519-886-6265.

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May 29 – The Private Motor Truck Council holds its Spring Golf Tournament at Markland Woods Golf Club in Toronto, Ont. For information call Vanessa Cox at 905-827-0587.

June

June 2-4 – The B.C. Trucking Association will hold its AGM at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort in Victoria, B.C. For details, call 604-888-5319.

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June 3 – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association will hold its 2006 Truck Driving Championships at Kramer Ltd. in Regina, Sask. Call 1(800) 563-7623 for details.

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June 3-8 – The Heavy Duty Distributor Council holds its Annual Business Conference at the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City, Quebec. For more information call Mike Whalen at 519-631-9424.

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June 5 – The PMTC will be holding its Quebec Spring Golf Tournament at the Whitlock Golf and Country Club in Hudson Heights, Que. Call Vanessa Cox at 905-827-0587 for information.

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June 10 – The 2005 Atlantic Driving Championships will be held at Commercial Safety College in Masstown, N.S. Call Georgia Smallwood for details at 506-855-2782.

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June 15-16 – The Private Motor Truck Council will hold its Annual General Meeting and Conference at the White Oaks Resort & Conference Centre in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. Call Vanessa Cox at 905-827-0587 for information.

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June 17 – The Toronto Regional Truck Driving Championships in a location yet to be determined. For details call Penny Costanzo at 905-693-0660.

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June 24 – The B.C. Trucking Association will be holding the provincial Driving Championships at the Tradex Centre in Abbotsford, B.C. Call 1-604-888-5318 for more information.

July

July 14-16 – The 60th Anniversary of the Ontario Truck Driving Championships will be held in Brantford, Ont. on July 15. For details call Penny Costanzo at 905-693-0660.

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July 21-23 – The 2006 Fergus Truck Show will be taking place at the Fergus and District Community Centre in Fergus, Ont. Call Sherri Clarke at 519-843-3412 for more details.

August

Aug. 3-6 – The Truck Rodeo will be held in Notre-Dame-Du-Nord, Que. For more information call 819-723-2718.

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Aug. 12 – The Quebec Trucking Championships take place at CFTR in Saint-Jerome, Que. Call 514-932-0377 for details.

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Aug. 22 – The Private Motor Truck Council will have its Summer Golf Tournament at Markland Wood Golf Club in Toronto, Ont. For more details call Vanessa Cox at 905-827-0587.

Aug. 24-26 – The Great American Trucking Show will be held at the Dallas Convention Centre in Dallas, Texas. Call 888-349-4287 for details.

September

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Sept. – National Trucking Week (exact dates to be announced).

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Sept. 10 – Earl Hardy’s Big Rig Nationals are being held at the Grand Bend Motorplex in Grand Bend, Ont. Date is still tentative. Call 519-238-7223 for more details.

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Sept. 13 – The Private Motor Truck Council holds its Quebec Fall Golf Tournament at Golf St. Raphael in La Prairie, Que. Call Vanessa Cox at 905-827-0587 for more information.

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Sept. 20 – The Ontario Trucking Association’s Fall Golf Tournament will be held at Glen Eagle and Caledon Woods in Bolton, Ont. Contact Melanie Kowdrysh at 416-249-7401 ext. 231.

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Sept. 22-24 – The 2005 National Driving Championships will be held in Montreal, Que. . Venue and contact information has yet to be determined.

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Sept. 12-14 – The Canadian Recruiting and Retention Conference will be held at the Doubletree International Hotel in Toronto, Ont. Contact Cathryn Carboneau at cathryn@otr.on.ca or call 800-416-8712.

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Sept. 28-30 – The B.C. Trucking Association will host Truxpo 2006 at the Tradex Centre in Abbotsford, B.C. Call 1-604-888-5318 for more information.

October

Oct. 13-14 – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association will have its Annual Conference at the Hilton Garden Inn in Saskatoon, Sask. Call 1(800) 563-7623.

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Oct. 28-31 – The American Trucking Association will hold its Management Conference and Exhibition at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Call 703-838-1755 for details.

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Oct. 23-25 – The Canadian Transportation Equipment Association holds its 43rd Manufacturers Technical Conference at the Delta Lodge in Kananaskis, Alta. Call Al Tucker at 519-631-0414 for information.

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Oct. 26-28 – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association will hold its 56th Annual Convention in at the Casino Nova Scotia in Halifax, N.S. Contact Georgia Smallwood at 506-855-2782 for details.

November

Nov. 3-5 – Cam-Expo will be held at the Centre de Foires de Quebec in Quebec City, Que. Call Joan Wilson at 416-385-2033 for more details.

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Nov. 16-17 – The Ontario Trucking Association will hold its Annual Convention at the Toronto Congress Centre in Toronto, Ont. For information call Melanie Kowdrysh at 416-249-7401 ext.231. n


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