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  • APTA creating trucking career awareness campaign

    May 9, 2018 9:23AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) has hired a transport outreach liaison officer to help it address the labor shortage. “Lately, if you read anything about our industry one topic seems consistent, we are growing, evolving, changing

  • WorkSafe New Brunswick says rates to increase 32-51% in 2018

    September 25, 2017 1:46PM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – WorkSafe New Brunswick is expecting rates to increase between 32-51%, a pace the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) says the industry cannot sustain. The announcement was made Sept. 20 during WorkSafe New Brunswick’s board of directors meeting,

  • Top Atlantic provinces drivers crowned

    May 30, 2017 10:51AM by Truck News

    MASSTOWN, N.S. — Thirty-seven drivers participated in the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association’s truck driving championships, including eight rookies. The team award went to Armour Transportation, while Brad Ferrish of Classic Freight Systems was named Rookie of the Year. The championships

  • Trucking industry food drive 18 Wheels of Christmas kicks off Nov. 28

    November 15, 2016 10:59AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – If you’re looking to make a difference for someone this Holiday season, the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) and Trucks for Change Network (T4C) will hold an industry-wide food collection drive to help the less fortunate. Titled

  • APTA, Trailer Wizards donate to Trucks for Change Network

    October 17, 2016 9:23AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) and Trailer Wizards have donated more than $17,000 to Trucks for Change Network. Trucks for Change provides a charity-load posting tool that enables member carriers to donate available truck capacity to

  • New Brunswick chips in to help solve trucking’s labor shortage

    September 27, 2016 9:57AM by Truck News

    MIRAMICHI, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) will get up to $200,000 from the New Brunswick government to identify ways to address labor shortages in the trucking industry. “The trucking industry is a major employer in our province,

  • APTA hosts truck driving championships

    June 21, 2016 7:02AM by Truck News

    MASSTOWN, N.S. — The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) held its provincial truck driving championships over the weekend and has assembled its team to represent the region in the nationals this fall in Ontario. The competition was held in Masstown,

  • Transportation Club of Moncton hands out awards

    June 3, 2016 9:43AM by Truck News

    MONCTON, N.B. — The Transportation Club of Moncton has named the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) its Transportation Group of the Year. The award was given out during the club’s annual awards dinner and banquet. Other awards went to: Raymond

  • APTA lauds N.B. for shelving road toll plans

    February 8, 2016 8:42AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. — The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) says it was wise of the New Brunswick government to not move forward in implementing highway tolls. The association says the province could not absorb both an HST hike and highway

  • APTA donates $20K to bolster heavy duty truck and transport program in Nova Scotia

    January 11, 2016 4:58PM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The Nova Scotia Community College Foundation received a $20,000 donation from the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) Jan. 6, which will benefit four campuses in the province that offer the heavy duty truck and transport program. “Colleges

  • APTA blasts New Brunswick diesel tax increase

    April 1, 2015 11:42AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. — Truckers in New Brunswick, who already pay among the highest diesel taxes in Canada, will have to shell out even more. The provincial budget released yesterday included a hike in diesel taxes, which will generate $28 million