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    Construction on section of Toronto Gardiner to finish early

    December 18, 2014 12:00AM by Theona Baetu

    TORONTO- Toronto Mayor John Tory announced that construction on a section of the Gardiner Expressway will finish two months ahead of schedule at an extra cost of $2-million.

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    Diesel Prices Drop in Canada, the U.S.

    December 6, 2014 12:00AM by Theona Baetu

    WASHINGTON, D.C.- The price of fuel has been dropping both in the U.S. and Canada, and that, for however long it might last, is good news for trucking companies.

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    Ground Transportation Costs Keep Slipping

    December 2, 2014 12:00AM by Theona Baetu

    TORONTO- The total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers dropped another 0.83 percent in September from August, according to the Canadian General Freight Index.

  • Cost of Ground Transportation Continues to Rise

    October 30, 2014 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    MISSISSAUGA, ON- The price of shipping goods on trains and trucks continues to rise.

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    Diesel Prices Steadily Climb Toward Record High

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TORONTO, ON – The Canadian average weekly rack price for diesel once again increased this week to 103.7-cents per liter, more than a full penny above last week’s six year-high, according to the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA).

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    Transportation Costs Steadily Climbing

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TORONTO, ON – Canadian shippers again saw the cost of ground transportation rise by 0.75 percent in November when compared to October prices, according to the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI).

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    Diesel Rack Prices Highest Since 2008

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TORONTO, ON – The Canadian average weekly rack price for diesel broke the three digit mark this week, coming in at 102.6 cents per litre, the highest it’s been since 2008.

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    A $3.5-billion Storm

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    MUNICH, DE – Everybody knows that freezing weather is hard on equipment, manpower and the bottom line. But somebody has finally put a price tag on the cold.

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    Truckers Say 2014 Won’t Bring Much Growth

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Ontario carriers are not optimistic about rate and freight prospects in the first quarter of 2014, according to a report by the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA).

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    Carriers’ Revenue Increased in September

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    In September, Canadian shippers paid carriers 1.1 percent more for ground transportation than they did in August, according to the latest Canadian General Freight Index.

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    Quebec Gov. Subsidizes Premium Cost of Natural Gas Trucks

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    The Quebec government announced they will subsidize 30 percent of the premium cost of natural gas trucks for up to $75,000.

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    DECISION FACTORS FOR TECHNOLOGY CHOICES

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Important considerations for making, using, and buying technologies in the commercial motor vehicle industry

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    Protest Against BC Ferries Planned for Tuesday

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VICTORIA, BC – British Columbians plan to meet and protest on the lawn of the Provincial Legislature on Tuesday, March 11. Their message? Stop the cuts, lower the fares and put BC Ferries back into the Highway system.

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    Are Ontario’s Truckers Back in the Black?

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TORONTO, ON – Ontario’s truckers were more optimistic about trucking’s future than they’ve been in years, according to the Ontario Trucking Association’s business survey.

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    Freight Costs Rise for 5th Straight Month

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TORONTO – The overall cost of ground transportation continued to climb for the fifth straight month in December, according to the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI).