Truck News



  • Bruce Cail: Armour’s ambassador of safety

    December 13, 2019 7:15AM by Abdul Latheef

    ‘I went and got my licence one day, and the next day I was on the road.’

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    Atlantic Truckers Hit With Higher Diesel Tax

    April 1, 2015 12:00AM by Theona Baetu

    DIEPPE, NB – New Brunswick’s 2015-2016 budget will hit Atlantic truckers’ pocketbooks with a 2.3-percent tax hike on diesel.

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    Maritime Truckers Fear New Ferry Will Leave Them Behind

    December 2, 2014 12:00AM by Theona Baetu

    SAINT JOHN, N.B.- Truckers in Atlantic Canada are concerned the replacement ferry on the Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia route won’t be able to handle commercial traffic on the route.

  • Best 9 Carriers to Work for in Atlantic Canada

    October 29, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    TRURO, NS – Nine trucking companies from Atlantic Canada got the Employer of Choice award from Trucking Human Resource Sector Council.

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    Trucks For Change Rolls East to Atlantic Canada

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    DIEPPE, NB – The Trucks for Change Network is spreading its influence east to help more charities in Atlantic Canada and they have the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association’s (APTA) backing.

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    Parts for Trucks Moves to Bigger Moncton Location

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    DARTMOUTH, NS – Parts for Trucks, a distributor of parts for heavy duty trucks and trailers, has re-located its Moncton store to a new building in the West Moncton Industrial Park.

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    Twinning Final Stretch of Trans-Canada Highway

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    FREDERICTON, NB – It looks like the Trans-Canada Highway will be completely twinned from the Quebec border to the Nova Scotia border in 2014.

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    More Health Benefits for Trucking Association Members

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Dieppe, NB – Members of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) get more health benefits and insurance options through the association.

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    N.B. Gives $425K to Truck Driving Program

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    GRAND FALLS, NB- New Brunswick’s provincial government is giving $425,000 to create a province-wide truck driving program and ease the driver shortage in Atlantic Canada.

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    East Coast International Trucks Changes Ownership

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    DARTMOUTH, NS- Atlantic Canada International truck dealership, East Coast International Trucks (ECI), has switched ownership.

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    Newfoundland Truck Ferry Put On Standby

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    SYDNEY, NL -Marine Atlantic has put the commercial truck ferry, MV Leif Ericson, on standby after a drop in bookings this year

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    Atlantic Truckers Want 24­-Hour Snow Removal On Trans-Canada

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    DIEPPE, NB – Not all sections of the Trans-Canada Highway are cleared of snow 24/7 and that makes these highways unsafe for travelling at certain times of the winter months, according to Jean-Marc Picard, executive director of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association.

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    Atlantic Truckers’ Ferry Costs Rise Up

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    DIEPPE, NB – Atlantic Canada’s truckers will pay more for ferry service to Newfoundland and Labrador as of April 1, the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association has announced.

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    Tractor-Trailer Packed with Disaster Relief

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    MONCTON, NB – Christian relief group, Samaritan’s Purse is stationing a tractor-trailer relief unit in Moncton to respond to natural disasters in Atlantic Canada.

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    Trucking HR Shuffles Board of Directors

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TORONTO, ON – Jean-Marc Picard, executive director of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA), has joined Trucking HR Canada’s Board of Directors today. He’s replacing Bob Dolyniuk, who is retiring as executive director of the Manitoba Trucking Association.