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  • CTA continues Driver Inc. attack

    September 21, 2018 9:19AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) continues its attack on the “Driver Inc.” payment model, making its case before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. Driver Inc. refers to an approach that pays drivers as independent

  • White House Infrastructure plan falls short: ATA

    February 13, 2018 10:35AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, VA – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) says the new infrastructure plan from the White House falls short on what’s needed to repair roadways, and is calling for more funding. President Trump kicked off infrastructure week in the nation’s

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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.

  • Sask budget offers record amount for construction spending

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    REGINA — The 2009-10 provincial budget from the Saskatchewan government boosts transportation spending to $630 million – the largest transportation budget in the province’s history.

  • Ontario taxation changes will benefit the industry

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    TORONTO — The Ontario Trucking Association is applauding the province’s budget move that will harmonize the provincial sales tax (PST) with the federal goods and services tax (GST).

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    Federal budget offers a little something for everyone, but is it enough?

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    OTTAWA — While the Federation of Canadian Municipalities received its wish for permanent infrastructure funding, the manufacturing industry felt it got the short end of the stick in the federal budget.

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    Saskatchewan budget paves a smooth road for trucking industry

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    REGINA — Ensuring Saskatchewan is ready for growth was the focus of the provincial budget handed down by Finance Minister Rod Gantefoer, which included record spending on highways.

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    Manitoba budgets for highway improvements despite lowering business taxes

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s government delivered its ninth consecutive balanced budget and followed in the national trend of including significant funding for highway improvements.

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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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    Ontario budgets for infrastructure improvements

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TORONTO — Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan tried to put the best face on the province’s current economic challenges calling for continued but modest growth – and no new tax increases.

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    Feds propose big infrastructure spending in budget

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    OTTAWA — There was no shortage of critics commenting on the budget released by the federal government on Jan. 27, but the Canadian Trucking Alliance wasn’t one of them.