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TruckPro grows in Atlantic Canada

November 16, 2017 by elizabeth

PLYMOUTH, NS – The largest network of heavy vehicle repair shops in Canada is adding one more location.

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Atlantic educational session handles hot topics

September 8, 2017 by elizabeth

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.

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Trout River and Valley Equipment announce partnership

August 22, 2017 by elizabeth

COLEMAN, PEI – Trout River Industries and Valley Equipment Ltd. have partnered in a deal that will see Valley Equipment and its sister locations become full-service dealers for the live-bottom trailer manufacturer.
Valley Equipment, along with Northeast Truck & Trailer Inc. announced they will be the dealer for Trout River Industries for Atlantic Canada.

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Atlantic Truckers Hit With Higher Diesel Tax

April 1, 2015 by Teona Baetu

DIEPPE, NB – New Brunswick’s 2015-2016 budget will hit Atlantic truckers’ pocketbooks with a 2.3-percent tax hike on diesel.

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Maritime Truckers Fear New Ferry Will Leave Them Behind

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

SAINT JOHN, N.B.- Truckers in Atlantic Canada are concerned the replacement ferry on the Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia route won’t be able to handle commercial traffic on the route.

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Best 9 Carriers to Work for in Atlantic Canada

October 29, 2014 by Martin Smith

TRURO, NS – Nine trucking companies from Atlantic Canada got the Employer of Choice award from Trucking Human Resource Sector Council.

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NB Raises Fees on Tires of Out-of-Province Trucks

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DIEPPE, NB – There’s a new rule in New Brunswick that owners of all imported vehicles must pay an additional fee per each tire on their vehicle.

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Parts for Trucks Moves to Bigger Moncton Location

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DARTMOUTH, NS – Parts for Trucks, a distributor of parts for heavy duty trucks and trailers, has re-located its Moncton store to a new building in the West Moncton Industrial Park.

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Twinning Final Stretch of Trans-Canada Highway

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

FREDERICTON, NB – It looks like the Trans-Canada Highway will be completely twinned from the Quebec border to the Nova Scotia border in 2014.

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Tractor-Trailer Packed with Disaster Relief

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MONCTON, NB – Christian relief group, Samaritan’s Purse is stationing a tractor-trailer relief unit in Moncton to respond to natural disasters in Atlantic Canada.

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More Health Benefits for Trucking Association Members

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Dieppe, NB – Members of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) get more health benefits and insurance options through the association.

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Trucking HR Shuffles Board of Directors

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO, ON – Jean-Marc Picard, executive director of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA), has joined Trucking HR Canada’s Board of Directors today. He’s replacing Bob Dolyniuk, who is retiring as executive director of the Manitoba Trucking Association.

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N.B. Gives $425K to Truck Driving Program

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GRAND FALLS, NB- New Brunswick’s provincial government is giving $425,000 to create a province-wide truck driving program and ease the driver shortage in Atlantic Canada.

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East Coast International Trucks Changes Ownership

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DARTMOUTH, NS- Atlantic Canada International truck dealership, East Coast International Trucks (ECI), has switched ownership.

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Newfoundland Truck Ferry Put On Standby

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SYDNEY, NL -Marine Atlantic has put the commercial truck ferry, MV Leif Ericson, on standby after a drop in bookings this year