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  • News Equipment

    Reefer Sales & Service named Dealer of the Year

    April 24, 2018 9:55AM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Reefer Sales & Service has been named Carrier Transicold’s 2017 North American Dealer of the Year. The dealer has 130 employees and supports Ontario’s refrigerated transport industry. It recently consolidated several operations into a new 46,000 sq.-ft.

  • News Equipment

    Western Star offers rebate to Women’s Trucking Federation members

    April 24, 2018 9:29AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Western Star is offering a rebate to members of the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada. The Western Star 4700, 4900 and 5700XE models qualify for the rebates of up to US$2,500. Customers must be a member for

  • Border checks shouldn’t change post-pot: CTA

    April 23, 2018 8:26AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is stressing that there’s no need to increase scrutiny around commercial vehicles and drivers at the border once marijuana is legalized in Canada. Appearing before the Committee on National Security and Defence

  • Paid Natural Resources Canada launches new Green Freight Assessment Program

    April 23, 2018 7:37AM by Truck News - SmartWay

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The SmartWay Canada team and Natural Resources Canada are launching a new Freight Assessment Program to help Canadian carriers better determine where improvements can be made to lower fuel costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to

  • WCB changes could impact some carriers

    April 21, 2018 5:30PM by Truck West

    BANFF, Alta. – Some key changes to the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) legislation slated to kick in Sept. 1 could have an impact on some carriers. Pieter Lambooy, vice-president of operations for WCB of Alberta, said the obligation to reinstate

  • WIT reveals Canadian Image Team

    April 21, 2018 3:37PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The Women in Trucking Association (WIT) has announced the first-ever all-female Canadian Image Team. The announcement took place at Truck World on April 21. The Image Team was hand-selected to represent the association in the media to

  • Westcan driver named 2018 Highway Star

    April 21, 2018 11:41AM by John G. Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – Doug McGowan of Westcan Bulk Transport has been named the 2018 Highway Star of the Year – recognizing Canada’s top truck driver or owner-operator. Selected through a national search by Newcom Media’s Today’s Trucking, Truck News, and

  • Leveling the playing field for the trucking industry

    April 21, 2018 1:11AM by Truck West

    BANFF, Alta. – In business, it’s important to have a level playing field. The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has made achieving this its top priority, and the effort will address five key issues to reach its goal. CTA president Stephen

  • MTO gives update on impaired driving

    April 20, 2018 11:22AM by Sonia Straface

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – If you have a commercial driver’s licence, you might want to think twice before you spark up this summer. That is the message the Ministry of Transportation’s Joe Lynch told an audience at a timely presentation at

  • News Equipment

    Volvo celebrates 35 years of aerodynamics

    April 20, 2018 11:11AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Volvo was doing aero before aero was cool. The company announced at Truck World that it’s celebrating 35 years of aerodynamics. The company brought an integral sleeper to the market in 1983 as Volvo White. In 1996,

  • News Equipment

    Mack brings Canadian Anthem to Truck World

    April 19, 2018 2:22PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The new Mack Anthem made its Canadian debut at Truck World, decked out in a proud Canadian livery. Orders for the new highway tractor have exceeded expectations, Mack officials announced. Stu Russoli, highway product manager for Mack

  • CIFFA names annual award winners

    April 19, 2018 12:01PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — CIFFA has handed out its annual awards earlier this week. Lucia Pinherio, the president and country manager for Damco Canada, was named the winner of the Donna Letterio Leadership Award. CIFFA introduced the annual Donna Letterio Leadership Award in December

  • If you can’t be safe, get out: Laskowski

    April 19, 2018 11:47AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – If you can’t be safe and compliant in trucking, get out, said Steve Laskowski, the president of the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) at the Truck World kick-off breakfast event on April

  • Reduced speed zone ahead

    April 18, 2018 3:29PM by Derek Clouthier

    Group looks to reduce commercial vehicles to 40km/hr. when passing through Salmon Arm

  • Special trailers deliver Wounded Warriors message

    April 17, 2018 12:47PM by James Menzies

    WHITBY, Ont. – Total Transportation Solutions is pulling two eye-catching trailers around Canada and the U.S., to highlight the work of Wounded Warriors Canada. The organization supports Canada’s ill and injured armed forces members, veterans, first responders and their families.