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    Truck News – West May 2019

    April 23, 2019 10:08AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Truck News – West April 2019

    March 26, 2019 2:40PM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Climbing one step of the ladder at a time

    March 25, 2019 3:13PM by Derek Clouthier

    SASKATOON, Sask. — There’s a saying in the Punjabi language that says, “sarab saanijhi,” which means “every employee is an owner and they work in the same way.” This is not only the motto of SST Trucking, but also where the

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    No spring fling

    March 25, 2019 2:40PM by Derek Clouthier

    RICHMOND, B.C. — Many drivers may not think transitioning into spring driving is a big deal. After all, winter is when road conditions are at their worst, right? But in many areas, particularly in B.C., spring weather can be temperamental, with

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    Addressing B.C.’s labor shortage takes innovation

    March 25, 2019 2:28PM by David Earle

    Road transportation isn’t the only sector suffering from a labor shortage. The B.C. Trucking Association (BCTA), which represents both freight and passenger carriers in our province, has been focusing on ways to address the shortage of commercial vehicle drivers for

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    Political patience running on empty

    March 25, 2019 11:19AM by Roger McKnight

    I don’t know about you, but I fill up my tank, or begin to squint with nervous suspicion, when the fuel gauge says it’s only a quarter full. The only indication we have of where the prices of gasoline and

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    Truck News – West March 2019

    February 25, 2019 2:37PM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Truck News-West February 2019

    January 28, 2019 8:32AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Building their reputation through honesty and integrity

    January 6, 2019 3:01PM by Derek Clouthier

    RED DEER, Alta. — The folks at Black Hand Transport aren’t shy about getting their hands dirty to make sure the job is done right. Started by Jeremy Douglas and Kyle Edwards in 2014, Black Hand began operations Oct. 15 of

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    B.C. aims to increase road safety with left lane ban, stricter chain up enforcement

    January 3, 2019 2:48PM by Derek Clothier

    VICTORIA, B.C. — Increasing safety on B.C.’s highways has become a focus for the provincial government of late, and several new regulations will impact commercial trucks traveling across the province. For starters, commercial vehicle drivers will no longer be permitted to

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    Why should anyone care about trucking?

    January 3, 2019 2:40PM by Terry Shaw

    Trucking makes everything possible, from here to tomorrow. This is the message of the Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) new public relations campaign, set to officially launch in 2019. With “movement” as the main theme, the MTA has begun to unveil

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    The center of it all

    January 1, 2019 2:32PM by Derek Clouthier

    CentrePort Canada continues to entice Manitoba trucking companies

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    Icy roads ahead

    January 1, 2019 2:29PM by Derek Clouthier

    YELLOWKNIFE, N.W.T. — Driving the ice roads in Canada’s north is on several drivers’ bucket list – it’s even a popular (and dramatic) TV show. Despite the drama we see on television, building an ice road is a serious matter, one

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    Truck News-West January 2019

    December 18, 2018 8:47AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Recruiting Aboriginal workers

    December 7, 2018 9:31AM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. —  It’s not rocket science – building relationships within Indigenous communities is no different than it is with any other culture. It just takes a bit of effort. That was the message from a Women Building Futures panel held