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  • Premiere Van Lines re-ups with Atlas Canada

    January 3, 2019 10:55AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Atlas Canada has announced it has renewed its contract with Premiere Van Lines Group for another 10 years. The new contract runs through November 2028. Premiere will represent Atlas in Vancouver, B.C., Victoria, B.C., Calgary, Alta., Edmonton,

  • Entries open for annual private fleet awards

    January 2, 2019 8:40AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) opens its annual awards season today, accepting entries for a series of honors to be distributed during the group’s annual conference in Niagara Falls. Entries are now being accepted

  • Keynote speaker for upcoming Women with Drive Leadership Summit revealed

    December 11, 2018 2:47PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada’s annual Women with Drive Leadership Summit will feature marketing research leader and millennial expert David Coletto as a keynote speaker. The summit set for March 7, 2019 at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and

  • Search is on for the next HighwayStar

    November 23, 2018 1:59PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – Newcom Media is looking for Canada’s top truck driver or owner-operator, and is ready to reward them with thousands of dollars in cash and prizes — and the coveted title of HighwayStar of the Year. The annual

  • Arnold Bros. brings Plaid Wonderland to parade

    November 23, 2018 11:57AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Arnold Bros. brought the plaid to the Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade, to bring attention to prostate cancer programs. The company entered into the parade a tractor-trailer dubbed ‘Plaid Wonderland’ on Nov. 17. Arnold Bros. has raised more

  • OTA begins search for new Road Knights

    November 22, 2018 4:24PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The search is on for the 2019-20 Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) Road Knights team. Nominations can now be submitted through an online form until Feb. 1, with a team to be selected in early March. Any Ontario-based drivers

  • Arnold Bros. celebrates 60 years in trucking industry

    November 1, 2018 6:29PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Today marked the 60th year Arnold Bros. Transport has been in business. Founded in 1958 by Frank and Gerry Arnold, the Winnipeg-based carrier started when the brothers expanded the family farm with the transportation of grain. “It’s

  • OTA welcomes Ford’s Making Ontario Open for Business Act

    October 24, 2018 1:05PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is welcoming Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s position on Bill 148, and the Making Ontario Open for Business Act. “The Ontario trucking industry’s hundreds of thousands of workers need a healthy, viable economy

  • Truckers rank the best truck stops in North America

    October 18, 2018 1:18PM by Truck West

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Truck drivers throughout the U.S. and Canada have spoken, naming the top truck stops in North America, with seven receiving a perfect five-star rating. Topping the list of five-star truck stops, which was compiled by the mobile

  • Trucks for Change delivers for charity

    October 12, 2018 9:50AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trucks for Change Network, an organization that connects charities to those who can haul their freight, has just transported its 20 millionth pound of donated food — and that’s just a sample of what has been accomplished

  • Michelin celebrates spirit of travel with painted rock contest

    September 25, 2018 1:52PM by Truck West

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin North America has launched a nationwide painted rock contest to celebrate the spirit of exploration and mobility. Starting yesterday, Michelin distributed 100 yellow painted rocks in California, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee,

  • OOIDA to celebrate 45th anniversary

    September 24, 2018 4:33PM by Truck News

    JOPLIN, Mo. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year at the Guilty by Association Truck Show Sept. 27-29. The show will be held in Joplin, Mo., and will feature an hours-of-service listening session

  • Titanium to host BBQ, hiring fair

    September 24, 2018 2:06PM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Trucking Services has announced a driver hiring fair, to be held Sept. 29 for drivers and their families. It will be hosted at 32 Simpson Road in Bolton, Ont., from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. It

  • Truck Convoy for Special Olympics to roll this weekend

    September 21, 2018 8:01PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Around 200 trucks will make up the Truck Convoy for Special Olympics Manitoba, which rolls down the Perimeter Highway Sept. 22. The annual event takes place during the month of September, when the trucking industries in Canada

  • Fountain Tire hands out free coffee at ‘truck-thru’ along Coquihalla Highway

    September 20, 2018 2:05PM by Truck West

    HOPE, B.C. – Looking for a cup of joe, and looking for one quick? Truckers traveling the Coquihalla Highway in B.C. are in luck. Fountain Tire has set up a pop-up drive-thru at the Box Canyon Rest Area handing out