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Trailcon names regional manager for Western Canada

March 8, 2017 by sehui

BRAMPTON, ON – Trailcon Leasing has promoted Brian Jones to regional manager of Western Canada where he will manage sales, operations, and administration for Trailcon’s terminal in Surrey, British Columbia as well as their terminals in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta.

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Extended trailers now allowed in Western Canada

December 5, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

WINNIPEG, MB -Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation has signed a Western Memorandum of Understanding on Rocky Mountain Doubles and is ready to proceed with implementation.

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Truckers Buckle Up for Busy Holiday Season

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Canadian truckers might want to get ready for a busy holiday season this winter because more folks in Western Canada plan to buy their gifts online, a new poll shows.

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Mullen’s Second-Biggest Deal: $172M to Buy Gardewine

December 2, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

OKOTOKS, AB- Alberta-based trucking company Mullen Group Ltd. said it’ll pay $172 million cash to buy Winnipeg-based transport company Gardewine Group Limited Partnership.

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Clean Oil in Alberta!

October 29, 2014 by Martin Smith

EDMONTON – Dave’s Diesel Repair now official Canadian distributor for Oil Purification Systems.

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Unacceptable for Vancouver Truckers to Strike, Harper Says

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER, BC – Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday that the strike at Port Metro Vancouver, orchestrated by about 1,400 container truckers, is unacceptable.

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Strike Two: Vancouver Port Truckers Reject Deal Again

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER, BC – Container truckers at Port Metro Vancouver are still striking on Monday after a government and port authority plan to end the job action failed to make headway on the weekend.

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Truckers Get No Relief from Port Mann Bridge Tolls

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Truckers using the Port Mann Bridge won’t be offered any new relief from tolls other than the half-price evenings and overnight discount they already have, the B.C. provincial government decided.

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Dolyniuk’s Retiring; Shaw Will Take Reins in Manitoba

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG – After 17 years as Executive Director of the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) Bob Dolyniuk is retiring at the end of April.

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Ancra Gets New Western Canada Sales Manager

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Ancra Canada appointed Mike Comstock as their western Canada regional sales manager for its cargo systems division products.

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Manitoba’s Flood Expert Predicts Almost No Floods!

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s new flood forecaster released his official spring outlook and predicted almost no floods for 2014.

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Two New LNG Plants for Western Canada’s Trucking Market

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Two new LNG liquefaction plans will open in Western Canada to service the on-road trucking market. One plant will be located in Vancouver, B.C., the other in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Manitoba Trucking Association’s “Seat of the Pants” Leader

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG – Greg Arndt is the new President of the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA).

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HayEast 2012 Ramps Up for Winter

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GUELPH, ON – As part of its HayEast 2012 initiative, the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) asked its members earlier this month to donate trucking services to help haul hay from Alberta and Saskatchewan in order to meet emergency demand in Ontario and Quebec.

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Vancouver Truckers’ Strike Hits Businesses

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER – Port Metro Vancouver’s customers are starting to feel the pinch of the ongoing strike by over 1,000 container truckers demanding better wages and shorter wait times at terminals.