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Trucking Industry Sweeps National Trucking Awards

TORONTO, Ont. - Ontario's trucking industry swept the recent National Transportation Week awards.

TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario’s trucking industry swept the recent National Transportation Week awards.

The NTW committee is multi-modal, with representatives from CAA, GO Transit, Ontario Motor Coach Association, Ontario School Bus Association, Ontario Trucking Association and Toronto Transit Commission.

Ontario’s Minister of Transportation, Harinder Takhar was on hand for the June 8 breakfast awards ceremony to present the awards. Congratulations to the following OTA members on receiving awards:

Claude Robert, Robert Transport (1973) Lte. – Al Palladini Transportation Person of the Year Award

Colin Shaw, Muir’s Cartage Ltd. – Award of Valor

Purolator Courier Ltd. – Award of Excellence

Skelton Truck Lines Ltd. – Award of Excellence

Ellen Poll, Drumbo Transport Limited – Colonel Robert Hardie Award of Lifetime Achievement

The Ontario Trucking Association and Ministry of Transportation also received an Award of Excellence for their Avoid My Blind Spots truck decal and poster campaign.

OTA vice-president Barrie Montague also received the Colonel Robert Hardie Award of Lifetime Achievement.

Other award winners from the trucking industry included:

Charles Carriere, Villeneuve Tank Lines – Award of Valor

Guy Beaulieu, Daimler Chrysler Transport Inc. – Award of Recognition

Blue Water Bridge Authority – Ontario Program of the Year

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