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How Terry Shaw became Manitoba’s voice of trucking

May 2, 2019 by John Smith

WINNIPEG, Man. — Terry Shaw, the executive director of the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA), isn’t a truck driver by trade. But he’s playing a key role in shaping the future of those who sit behind the wheel in Canada’s centermost province.

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Updated: Prairie provinces look to mandate training

April 27, 2018 by John Smith

REGINA, Sask. – Saskatchewan is joining Manitoba in a move to mandate training for entry-level truck drivers, following the bus and truck crash in Humboldt that killed 16.

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MTA Fall Gala full of memories

December 15, 2017 by elizabeth

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) honored its best and brightest this weekend with its Fall Gala Awards Dinner.
Surrounded by food, fun, and good company, the MTA recognized not one, but two members who have spent their lives in service to the trucking industry by changing the name of the Service to Industry award to the Red Coleman Service to Industry Award. Going forward the award will be sponsored by the Coleman family and bare the name of the senior Coleman who has been in trucking nearly 70 years.

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Engagement key to attracting millennials: panel

April 11, 2017 by sehui

WINNIPEG, MB – Human Resources (HR) departments that want to recruit and retain millennial-aged workers may want to refocus their traditional strategies as they compete for the increasingly valuable pool of employees.

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Manitoba panel tackles challenge of new tech

April 11, 2017 by sehui

WINNIPEG, MB – Technology is often developed to make a process simpler, more efficient or safer, but staying up to date with the trucking industry’s latest advancements can often leave carriers frustrated. As technology continues to rapidly develop, fleets have to educate themselves on new technological capabilities but also look deeper into what the technology will do for their company.

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MTA names new board

April 11, 2017 by sehui

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) has unveiled its latest board of directors, following its latest Annual General Meeting.

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MTA, Manitoba to work on interim safety rating policy

April 10, 2017 by sehui

WINNIPEG, MB — Manitoba Infrastructure will be working with the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) over the next two weeks to establish an interim policy for the province’s Carrier Profile System (CPS) and safety ratings — and address an existing model that has reportedly caused Manitoba fleets to lose business opportunities.

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MTA honors Fall Gala winners in Winnipeg

November 7, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Trucking Association spent hosted its Fall Awards Gala over the weekend, where it celebrated accomplishments and excellence in the province’s trucking industry over 2016.

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Manitoba revises Rocky Mountain Double permits for PTH 6

August 22, 2016 by John Smith

WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba Infrastructure is revising the number of trips allotted under Rocky Mountain Double permits for Provincial Trunk Highway 6 (PTH 6), the Manitoba Trucking Association has reported.

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Manitoba association looking for memorabilia

August 22, 2016 by John Smith

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Trucking Association is calling on its members to help highlight the province’s trucking industry in a special display to be featured in its renovated offices.

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Manitoba Trucking Association Expanding Headquarters, Staff

February 10, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

WINNIPEG, MB – Renovations are underway at the Manitoba Trucking Association office, where an addition is set to be added to the 25 Bunting St. building.

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Deteriorating conditions leave Manitoba truckers stranded

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WRONG LAKE, Man. — As the winter road season in Manitoba was cut short, so was the trek home for a number of truckers.

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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.

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MTA to dole out scholarship money

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Trucking Association will be awarding $8,000 in scholarships and awards to deserving young people in 2010.

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Manitoba ups speed limit on major route, fines as well

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — The speed limit on certain sections of twinned roadway in Manitoba will increase to 110 km/h on July 1, but so will fines for motorists caught speeding.