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    Recruiting Aboriginal workers

    December 7, 2018 9:31AM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. —  It’s not rocket science – building relationships within Indigenous communities is no different than it is with any other culture. It just takes a bit of effort. That was the message from a Women Building Futures panel held

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    Road tour

    December 4, 2018 9:19AM by Derek Clouthier

    Kenworth makes two Albert stops on its road tour to show off the new W990

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    U.S. midterms could resurrect pipeline drama

    December 4, 2018 9:10AM by Roger McKnight

    With the U.S. midterms completed, it now means we’re at the halfway point in this political three-ring circus. The clown costumes may have changed, but they’re still clowns, and clowns can be scary. With the Democrats now in control of

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    Reflections and foresight

    December 4, 2018 8:36AM by Derek Clouthier

    Western associations highlight greatest achievements of 2018, challenges for coming year

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    Truck West December 2018

    November 22, 2018 11:57AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Running with his sons has been a dream come true

    November 9, 2018 12:24PM by Derek Clouthier

    MOOSE JAW, Sask. – Scott Fogal could not be happier that his oldest son has jumped behind the wheel of one of his company trucks. Fogal Transport is a small operation in Saskatchewan, hauling livestock throughout the province, as well as

  • No place like home

    November 9, 2018 12:13PM by Sandy Johnson

    “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” This line from The Wizard of Oz has come to signify that we are no longer in a place we recognize or feel comfortable. When my lawyer of the last 30

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    Truck West November 2018

    November 1, 2018 6:51AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Looking overseas to help ease Canada’s lack of young qualified drivers

    October 19, 2018 1:38PM by Derek Clouthier

    BURNABY, B.C. — For Daryl Ee, finding and recruiting new drivers shouldn’t be a “speedee” process. Ee is the CEO of Speedee Transport, a thriving transportation company out of Burnaby, B.C., with a motto that centers on being Western Canada’s

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    The fine print is no small matter

    October 17, 2018 12:01PM by Sandy Johnson

    Disclaimers. They’re everywhere. Every product, contract, and service comes with a warning these days. Want to change lanes on the freeway? Your mirror will tell you that objects may be closer than they appear. As someone who works with fuel

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    Tapping into the Aboriginal advantage

    October 12, 2018 10:06AM by Derek Clouthier

    SASKATOON, Sask. — Recent statistic show that in 2016 there were 315 truck drivers who spoke a Cree language, and the numbers have been in decline for the last 15 years. More truck drivers in Canada speak Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, or

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    Truck West October 2018

    September 25, 2018 8:41AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Truck West September 2018

    August 21, 2018 7:42AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Taking control of their own destiny

    August 5, 2018 8:24AM by Derek Clouthier

    SMITHERS, B.C. — Nestled in the tiny northwestern B.C. town of Smithers lies a rather unique delivery operation with a name representative of the area it has served for many years. Bulkley Valley Wholesale is a small three – soon to

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    GPS gems of wisdom

    August 5, 2018 7:53AM by Sandy Johnson

    My mother always had gems of wisdom to share, and one I still carry with me today is, “The more you have, the more you have to look after.” She was right. All the great conveniences we have now—from cars