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Into the Wild

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Trucking and the rest of the economy has entered uncharted territory. Only the strong and fleet of foot will come out the other end.

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MPH or MPG?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Better fuel economy is a driver’s choice in many cases

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Light at the end of Ontario’s truck tunnel?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — The Canadian freight market continues to be knocked around by recessionary pressures — hold on, hold on, we have some good news this time — but it also may be showing the first indications of stability, according to the Ontario Trucking Association

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Smarter Shifting

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Efficient operation requires a thorough understanding of what makes your truck go.

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Highland re-energized, says president

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Now that its longstanding labor issues are finally settled, Highland Transport is gearing up for what is hoped to be a small rebound in the truckload market over the next year.

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Alberta economy needs an energy boost

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

CALGARY — Alberta’s economy was hit by a rare combination of negative factors, but recovery is on the horizon, according to a new report from Canada West Foundation.

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Look Out Below: Economic Outlook 2013

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Standing at the edge of the fiscal cliff, it’s apparent that what happens to our southerly neighbours will dictate much of what takes place in Canada – but it’s not that simple, either.

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MPH or MPG?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Better fuel economy is a driver’s choice in many cases

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What’s good for the port is good for everyone

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER — Trade through Port Metro Vancouver generates 132,700 total jobs across Canada, according to a recent study prepared for the port by InterVISTAS Consulting.

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A Canadian comeback on the horizon?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada’s quarterly monetary report predicts economic growth to turn positive in the third quarter this year, after posting negative results since the last quarter of 2008.

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Into the Wild

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Trucking and the rest of the economy has entered uncharted territory. Only the strong and fleet of foot will come out the other end.

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Uncertainty, overcapacity issues like a ‘falling knife’: Analysts

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Forecasting firm FTR Associates painted a picture of a challenging 2009 economic environment, with many uncertainties affecting predictions for the end of this recessio

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Concrete Solutions: Infrastructure cash to save economy?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Unlike the ’30s when politicians tried to dig out of the Great Depression by squeezing the cash, today’s leaders are gambling that spending is the adrenalin shot to restart the economy

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Canadian economy has slight uptick in June

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — It was ever so slight, but the Canadian economy had a slight uptick in June, its first since July 2008.

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Canada’s Prepared for the Future. Really.

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ZURICH, CH — Worried about the future? No matter how well your business is performing, worry seems impossible to avoid. Here’s a little encouragement.