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    Quebec union threatens showdown

    October 1, 2000 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – Word is emerging that the union representing 1,200 intermodal owner/operators, brokers and drivers in Montreal is preparing to take drastic measures to ink a collective agreement.Repr…

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    Star shareholders approve sale

    October 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    KELOWNA, B.C. – The shareholders of Western Star Trucks Holdings have approved the $670-million sale of the company to Freightliner LLC. DaimlerChrysler, Freightliner’s parent company, had made an off…

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    DaimlerChrysler to buy Detroit Diesel

    August 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    DETROIT, Mich. – Daimler- Chrysler announced plans to buy all remaining shares in Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC) only hours after its Freightliner LLC subsidiary bought Western Star Trucks.While Dai…

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    Link links food bank shipments

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Link Logistics has created a program to help the Canadian Association of Food Banks (CAFB) distribute food to the 190 food banks under the organization’s umbrella.Under the program…

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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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    U.S. creates new trucking agency

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. has created a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – a trucking equivalent to the Federal Aviation Administration governing airlines – that promises to be far fr…