2018 Skills Ontario medal winners announced
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Skills Ontario took over the Toronto Congress Centre last week, and the results are in. The annual showcase allows students in 68 trades to compete to be the best in the province in their field and included competitors in truck and coach programs from colleges across Ontario.
TTSAO announces a ‘Touch a Truck’ hiring event for adults
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) is trying to drive more people into the industry by hosting a “touch a truck” event for adults. The group announced the event and sought marketing ideas for it during the carrier group townhall meeting at their annual conference. The event – to be held in Mississauga, Ont. On May 26 – will be a hiring event focused on bringing in employees to all areas of the industry, not just drivers.
Atlantic educational session handles hot topics
TURO, NS - The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) is bringing its half-day cross-country educational sessions to Atlantic Canada. Partnering with Trucking Human Resources Sector Council Atlantic, the group will be hosting the regional session as part of its educational tour of the country, Oct. 12.
Atlantic Truckers Honor Award Recipients at Annual Banquet
DIEPPE, NB - Members and directors of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) recently came together for their annual banquet to honor five individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the trucking industry in Atlantic Canada.
Fleet Maintenance Summit Returns to Truck World 2016
TORONTO, ON -- Newcom Business Media Inc., publisher of Today's Trucking, Truck News and Motortruck Fleet Maintenance magazines, has announced the relaunch of the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit (CFMS) at Truck World next year. In conjunction with the trucking technology testing organization, PIT Group, Newcom will bring together the Automotive Transportation Service Superintendents' Association (ATSSA), Canadian Transportation Equipment Association (CTEA), Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) and the Transportation Maintenance & Technology Association (TMTA) for the first industry-wide supported CFMS to be held at Truck World, on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the International Centre, Mississauga, ON. Merging with the previous PIT Conference, this partnership will bring together the best expertise to ensure a successful CFMS, according to Newcom.
Don’t Miss Out! OTA’s Annual Convention This Week
TORONTO, ON - One of the don't miss events of the year in trucking is set to kick off later this week and there is still time to line up your reservation. The 89th Annual Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) Executive Conference is Nov. 4-5 in Toronto at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. "Our outstanding agenda and lineup of speakers will surely invigorate, motivate and educate," says OTA. "We build on the successful theme of first-class networking, education and the always entertaining awards dinner attended by senior trucking executives from across the province and Canada." This year's event also includes a bevy of big speakers.