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Manitoba budgets for highway improvements despite lowering business taxes

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s government delivered its ninth consecutive balanced budget and followed in the national trend of including significant funding for highway improvements.

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Award-winning Trucker with Same Fleet for 36 Years

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

More than three and a half decades without a single incident nets Manitoba man driver of the year award

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More green for Manitoba’s grEEEn program

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG – After a successful spring run, the Manitoba Trucking Association is ready to launch the second phase of the GrEEEn (Economic, and Environmentally Efficient) Trucking Program.

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Manitoba highways expected to stay open

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MORRIS, Man. — Predictions from a few weeks ago that flooding along the Red River would be kinder to Manitoba truckers than last year have so far been proven correct.

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Manitoba steers efforts towards enhanced licenses

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — The enhanced driver’s license crusade is in full swing in Manitoba as proposed legislative amendments have been introduced.

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More Manitoba drivers honored for excellence

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) recently handed out its Driver of the Month awards, which were earned at the end of 2007.

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Manitoba officially begins pumping out biodiesel

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — Manitoba has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to implement a biodiesel mandate, requiring a two percent biodiesel blend in the province’s diesel pool.

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Top apprentices service Manitoba rigs

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — Last week, Manitoba recognized its top young apprentices, two of which are employed in the trucking industry.

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Here’s a Better Idea: Let’s NOT Ban Trucks on Provencher Blvd.

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG, MB – Heavy trucks are welcome on Provencher Boulevard. That’s the message – loud and clear – from a report released by the City of Winnipeg on Jan. 31.

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Manitoba in business with Inland Port strategy

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — Manitoba is serious about establishing a preeminent transportation hub in Winnipeg and are in business to make it happen.

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Outstanding driver achievement honored in Manitoba

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s most prestigious driver trucker awards were presented recently, including the province’s Driver of the Year honor.

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Manitoba biodiesel still not flowing

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — Apparently it takes more than the long arm of the law to turn on the biodiesel taps.

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MTA recognizes province’s top drivers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Trucking Association has revealed the final three winners of the MTA-Custom Truck Sales Industry Excellence Award for 2009.

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Manitoba’s Roads Promised $100-Million Repair Job

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba’s provincial government today announced they will invest an extra $100 million to build and repair roads in 2014.

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Manitoba to dial up cell phone ban for drivers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — It’s becoming an increasing trend across Canada and it seems Manitoba will be the next province to crackdown on cell phone use by the motoring public.