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  • Select eyes growth with Stoughton deal

    July 11, 2018 2:59PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Jamie Ferguson has been selling Stoughton trailers since 2001, but there are clearly some growth plans on the horizon now that Mississauga’s Select Trailers has been named the lineup’s exclusive dealer for Ontario. “It’s going to be

  • Twenty-nine charges laid on truck driver involved in Humboldt Broncos bus collision

    July 6, 2018 3:57PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – Jaskirat Sidhu, the truck driver who collided with the Humboldt Broncos bus on April 6, was arrested this morning and faces 29 charges. The 29-year-old male from Calgary who worked for Adesh Deol Trucking was charged with

  • Inaugural Recruitment & Resources Expo rolls out on Sept. 15

    July 5, 2018 9:19AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Newcom Media will be hosting a series of recruitment & resources expos to address the industry’s significant workforce shortage. The inaugural edition will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. In 2019,

  • Scholarship to allow aspiring trucker to achieve dream

    June 15, 2018 8:20AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – An aspiring truck driver will see his dream come true thanks to a scholarship from the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC). William Gavin of Cardinal, Ont., has won the scholarship to obtain his A/Z

  • First Rick Austin Memorial Dispatcher of the Year Award presented

    June 14, 2018 4:10PM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Linda Valliere has been named the first-ever winner of the Rick Austin Memorial Dispatcher of the Year Award. The Praxair dispatcher has been with the company for 40 years in various roles. She has a legendary

  • BCTA elects new board and executive committee

    June 12, 2018 3:54PM by Truck West

    WHISTLER, B.C. – The B.C. Trucking Association (BCTA) elected its new board of directors during its annual AGM and Management Conference this past weekend. Board members will serve out a term of one year, 2018-19. Executive committee members were also

  • Thomas takes on GM role at BRS Transportation

    June 5, 2018 4:29PM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – Jerry Thomas is the new general manager of BRS Transportation, part of the Fastfrate Group of Companies. Thomas was appointed to the new role, reporting directly to Fastfrate CEO Manny Calandrino May 1. Thomas started with Fastfrate

  • Bison executive chairman completes term on CentrePort Canada board

    June 2, 2018 11:03PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Don Streuber, executive chairman of Bison Transport, has reached the end of his term as past chair of the board for CentrePort Canada. Chris Lorenc, who served as chairman since April 1, 2016 and also at the

  • All-female panel discuss past, present, and future of trucking

    June 1, 2018 12:12AM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – The number of women entering the trucking industry remains low, and it’s not always easy for those who do. That’s according to a panel of four women with various levels of experience in the industry. Each discussed

  • DriveWise launches private career college

    May 28, 2018 10:56AM by James Menzies

    BARRIE, Ont. – DriveWise held an open house May 23 to celebrate the expansion of its services into full-service A/Z training. The company, which previously focused mostly on simulator training for new and existing commercial drivers, has launched a private

  • Charity BBQ raises a record $28,000 in two hours

    May 25, 2018 4:33PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, MB – Friends, family, customers, and employees of Maxim Truck & Trailer raised $28,000 for charity in just two hours at their annual barbeque. The record amount from this year’s event is going to the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation through

  • Essential Staffing acquires New Start Personnel

    May 25, 2018 9:44AM by Truck News

    BARRIE, Ont. – Essential Staffing has announced its acquisition of New Start Personnel, a provider of drivers, skilled trades, and office staff in the Simcoe County area. “This acquisition is part of a growth strategy for Revolution Staffing and Essential

  • Pierquip hires Ontario sales director

    May 17, 2018 11:53AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Pierquip has announced the hiring of Chuck Garvey as its new director of sales for Ontario. “Chuck possesses a strong mechanical background, and has an excellent understanding of all things reefer, combined with 25 years of customer

  • Saluting women drivers in the west

    May 12, 2018 5:15PM by Truck West

    First Western Canadian Salute to Women Behind the Wheel honors female drivers

  • 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