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    Truck West March 2018

    February 22, 2018 11:41AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Home was always where her heart was

    February 5, 2018 12:55PM by Truck News

    REGINA, Sask. — For Heather Day, it would have been strange to not be part of her family’s trucking company. Stretching her professional legs across the pond for eight years as a teacher, Day found herself in the office at C.S.

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    Paws it forward

    February 5, 2018 12:42PM by Derek Clouthier

    THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The lonesome highway can be a solitary place for a truck driver, and though some crave this type of lifestyle, having a four-legged friend to share some time with would be a welcome companion. The friendship may

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    Buyer beware

    February 5, 2018 12:32PM by Sandy Johnson

    “If you let a guy sell you a diamond ring for only 10 cents, chances are you own a diamond ring not worth a dime.” That line from a Goldie Hawn movie has always stuck with me. It’s amazing how

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    Up for the challenge

    February 3, 2018 12:14PM by Sonia Straface

    LANGLEY, B.C. — A new era for the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) began at the start of the new year with the departure of former president and CEO Louise Yako and Dave Earle taking the helm. Most recently, Earle comes

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    Bypass at the heart of the West

    February 3, 2018 10:28AM by Eric Berard

    REGINA, Sask. — Congestion on Victoria Avenue. Endless traffic lights and then a left turn on the Trans-Canada Highway. Even though it already had a ring road designed to mitigate traffic headaches, Saskatchewan’s capital was due for some infrastructure treatment and

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    Honoring his service

    February 3, 2018 8:48AM by Derek Clouthier

    Manitoba trucking pioneer Red Coleman has always had a love affair with trucking

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    Truck West February 2018

    January 25, 2018 8:35AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Family values top priority for ‘the little company that can’

    January 11, 2018 10:33AM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. — They may be small, but no freight is too big for “the little company that can.” Specializing in hauling dimensional cargo that may be too wide, too long, or too high for the other guy, Winnipeg’s Fast Lane

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    Left or right?

    January 11, 2018 9:38AM by Derek Clouthier

    SALMON ARM, B.C. — Whether you’re on the left or right is a common distinction in the political arena, but what about which lane trucks should be relegated when passing through town? Shuswap resident J. Edgar Murdoch penned a letter to

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    Major work can mean hefty tax

    January 9, 2018 9:37AM by Sandy Johnson

    William Shakespeare knew how to turn a phrase. As many as 50 expressions used in our everyday language were coined or popularized by The Bard. “Break the ice,” “Greek to me,” and “dead as a doornail” are just a few

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    Traversing Canada’s north

    January 9, 2018 8:51AM by Derek Clouthier

    New year-round highway means more freight and additional revenues for local trucking industry

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    Closing the gap

    January 5, 2018 12:34PM by Derek Clouthier

    AMTA and Trucking HR Canada partner to bridge the gap in industry’s labor market

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    Truck West January 2018

    January 2, 2018 10:28AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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  • Words from the wise

    December 13, 2017 11:24AM by Sandy Johnson

    With age comes wisdom. At least that’s what I’d like to think. When I was younger, I’d leave things to the last minute knowing I had the energy to cram like crazy to meet a deadline. But as time went