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BC Gives Military Go Ahead for Commercial License Transfer
Monday January 25, 2016 10:50 PM
VICTORIA, BC — British Columbia is now allowing military personnel and retired veterans to transfer their truck driving credentials into commercial driving licenses without the need for...
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REPORT: New Toll Lanes Could Finance Alberta Roads
Thursday January 14, 2016 1:28 PM
CALGARY, AB — Fuel taxes and licensing are covering less than 70 per cent of roadway expenses across Canada
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Mullen Cuts Spending Budget for Next Year
Thursday December 17, 2015 2:15 PM
OKOTOKS, AB – The board of the trucking and logistics and oilfield services provider Mullen Group Ltd. has slashed the company capital spending budget for next year, due in large part to...
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B.C., Ontario Poised to Drive Canadian Economy in 2016
Monday November 23, 2015 11:51 AM
TORONTO, ON -- A changing of the guard in Canadian growth is well underway, with British Columbia and Ontario poised to be the biggest drivers in a still-sluggish Canadian economy next year...
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B.C. Facing Trucking, Other Labor Shortages in Future
Wednesday November 4, 2015 6:00 AM
VANCOUVER, BC -- A new labor market forecast released this week shows increasing challenges ahead in key occupations in British Columbia in the next five to 10 years, including an expected...
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Canada, U.S. Economies Vastly Different ATA Panel Says
Sunday October 18, 2015 9:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA, PA – While Canada was naturally not the main topic of conversation during a discussion of trucking and economics during the American Trucking Associations’ Management...
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Oilfield Trucking Company Aveda Makes Deep Cutbacks
Thursday October 15, 2015 3:17 PM
CALGARY, AB – The financially troubled Aveda Transportation and Energy Services Inc. is making a series of changes, including shuffling its leadership and big cutbacks. The provider of...
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Canadian Economy Downgraded, Atlantic Provinces Mixed
Tuesday September 22, 2015 10:23 AM
TORONTO -- Expectations for the performance of the overall Canadian economy have been downgraded, but forget talk about a recession, while conditions should improve partly when it comes to...
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