Truck News


  • Sutco goes from pink to plaid in effort to raise funds to fight cancer

    August 7, 2019 1:01PM by Derek Clouthier

    SALMO, B.C. – On the heels of its success “driving toward a cure” to raise money to fight breast cancer, Sutco Transportation Specialists is at it again with a new initiative, transforming from pink to plaid. Five years ago, the

  • Erb grants another wish

    July 23, 2019 10:16AM by Truck News

    BADEN, Ont. – For the second time this year, Erb Transport has opened its cab doors to help someone realize a dream. On May 11, Erb driver Lyoness Woodstock gave a 75-kilometer ride to Shirley Barkell, helping her achieve a

  • Truck convoy honors driver after losing fight against cancer

    July 30, 2018 1:00PM by Truck West

    STEINBACH, Man. – A procession of more than 20 trucks made their way along the Trans-Canada Highway this past Saturday to honor long-time driver Harold Reimer, who lost his battle with cancer. Reimer, 58, was a Winnipeg resident and is

  • Express Mondor raises $25K for breast cancer foundation

    July 9, 2018 9:20AM by Truck News

    LANORAIE, Que. – Express Mondor has raised $25,000 to support the fight against breast cancer, bringing its five-year total to more than $130,000. The company raised the funds through its annual golf tournament and fundraising dinner, which attracted more than

  • Bison to hold annual fundraising event for CancerCare Manitoba

    May 29, 2018 11:03AM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport will host its annual Challenge for Life barbecue June 7 to raise funds for the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. “The Bison Transport family has once again put together a team to help raise funds for a

  • Founder of Len’s Transportation loses battle with cancer

    July 24, 2017 6:57PM by Truck West

    SURREY, B.C. – Leonard Kane Sr., founder of Len’s Transportation Group, passed away July 16 after losing his battle against cancer. He was 84 years old. A celebration of Kane’s life will be held July 29 at 5 p.m. at

  • Bison raises over $162,000 for CancerCare Manitoba

    June 16, 2017 12:56PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport raised more than $162,000 through corporate fundraising, a charity barbecue, and personal initiatives in support of the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. The company took part in the 10th annual Challenge for Life, with 114 employees and

  • Maxim raises over $200k to help fight cancer

    June 12, 2017 2:55PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Maxim Truck and Trailer raised more than $200,000 during the Challenge for Life 20-km walk for charity June 10. Led by company CEO Doug Harvey, 90 employees took part in the event as walkers and volunteers, raising

  • Maxim’s charity barbecue to raise funds for cancer foundation

    May 4, 2017 11:49AM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Maxim Truck and Trailer will hold its annual charity barbecue in Winnipeg, Man. May 25, with proceeds from the event going to the Cancer Care Foundation. Raising money to battle cancer holds special meaning to Maxim CEO

  • Maxim raises $23K for CancerCare Manitoba

    May 27, 2016 4:47PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Maxim Truck and Trailer raised $23,000 for CancerCare Manitoba Foundation’s Challenge for Life campaign during a May 26 barbecue at the company’s Winnipeg, Man. location, which saw roughly 600 people visit the charity event. “I’m proud of

  • Riding from coast-to-coast to beat cancer

    September 10, 2015 11:18AM by Sonia Straface

    KINGSTON, Ont. — Getting a phone call at 11 p.m. from your family doctor is a scary thing. But when it’s a phone call with the message to get your four-year-old to a hospital immediately – it’s earth-shattering. It’s life-changing. On

  • Feature Transportation

    The power of purple

    May 15, 2015 9:51AM by Sonia Straface

    A truck is painted purple to raise awareness for an often-overlooked form of cancer

  • Exhaust from newer diesel engines not cancer-causing: Study

    January 26, 2015 2:31PM by Truck News

    BOSTON, Mass. — A new study has concluded there’s no evidence that exposure to new-technology diesel engine exhaust is linked to lung cancer. It’s the first study to evaluate lifetime exposure to new technology diesel exhaust. The study also found

  • Kootenay trucking company chipping in one of its trucks to fight cancer

    September 26, 2014 9:28AM by Jim Bray

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Pink ribbons in support of breast cancer research are a common sight today, but one southern British Columbia trucking company has upped the ribbon ante substantially, painting a whole truck in the colour as a way to