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    Quebec’s guide

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – The phrase “contract guidelines” has a nice ring to it, but the plan by ComCar and the Ontario Trucking Association to introduce them in Ontario hasn’t a prayer of succeeding. At leas…

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    Feeding the need

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by John G. Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canadians are going hungry and Aynsley Morris has 231 pallets of free Kraft Dinner. She just has to get the food bank staple to them.While the donated food is sitting in a Montreal war…

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    Trial and tribulation at a modern keyboard

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Leo Vinette

    So who was the Einstein who invented this marvelous piece of technology called the computer? This “tech-no” piece of machinery that makes our lives easier. This space-age wizard of wonderment. This, t…

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    Road rambling columnist makes his debut

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Dave Holleman

    I have been asked by the great folks at Truck News to offer a monthly opinion on the state of the industry from my perspective behind the wheel. And I consider it a privilege to be able to share the i…

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    Thinking bigger

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by John G. Smith

    Is there a copy of the Financial Post in your sleeper? Do you wear a three-piece suit when changing the oil? Have you crammed a desk and wood paneling into your sleeper?Even if you aren’t related to t…

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    Help O/Os survive

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,I am writing about an age-old but growing problem – unscrupulous companies that routinely steal from their owner/operators. Governments don’t seem to want to protect the hard-working O/Os….

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    In harmony with the highway

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    BRIGHTON, Ont. – Bettina Schwarze may carry the badge of an OPP constable, but truckers along the Hwy. 401 corridor in Eastern Ontario know her by her CB handle of Goldielocks.With a Class A licence i…

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    50-year journey nears its end

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    REXDALE, Ont. – Paul Clancy is about to take a break after 50 years at the wheel – 40 of which he has spent as an owner/operator.He’s retiring from the world of High-Tech Express. And he’s retiring fr…

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    Three Canucks crack list of TCA award finalists

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    BOMANVILLE, Ont. – The U.S.-based Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has announced the finalists for its 1999 Independent Contractor and Company Equipment Driver of the Year awards, and it includes …

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    Q:; What New Year’s resolutions should the trucking industry make ?

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by John Curran

    REDCLIFF, Alta. – This is traditionally the time of year to set goals for personal improvement for the coming year.As an industry, the Canadian trucking community enjoyed a successful 1999 on the whol…