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Opinion: In search of change-makers

August 29, 2019 Dave Earle

The trucking industry has been grappling with a shortage of workers over many years. Right now unemployment is low, many millennials remain uninterested in trades and heavy-duty diesel trucks are viewed as significant contributors climate change. These are trends we need help to address.

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Opinion: Why do we overlook National Trucking Week?

August 8, 2019 John G. Smith

National Trucking Week is in the first week of September. We should do more to offer thanks for the 400,000-plus Canadians who work in trucking.

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6 ways to appreciate drivers: CarriersEdge

September 7, 2017 by John Smith

MARKHAM, ON – Fleets are celebrating National Trucking Week with everything from barbecues to giveaways, but CarriersEdge says that those who show appreciation throughout the year will improve driver recruiting and retention.

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BCTA Chief Thanks Truck Drivers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LANGLEY, BC — National Trucking Week began today, meant as a time to appreciate the role of trucking in Canadian life, and particularly to applaud the skill and professionalism of its drivers.

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PM salutes industry during National Trucking Week

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — As National Trucking Week kicked off Sept. 7, the Prime Minister issued a letter congratulating the industry for its contribution to the nation’s economy.

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Gearing up for National Trucking Week

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — Each year a spotlight is cast on the men and women that keep this country moving, and this year the spotlight of National Trucking Week will be Sept. 6 – 13.