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.
WINNIPEG, MB -Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation has signed a Western Memorandum of Understanding on Rocky Mountain Doubles and is ready to proceed with implementation.
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.
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.
EDMONTON – Dave’s Diesel Repair now official Canadian distributor for Oil Purification Systems.
VANCOUVER, BC – Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday that the strike at Port Metro Vancouver, orchestrated by about 1,400 container truckers, is unacceptable.
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.
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.
WINNIPEG – After 17 years as Executive Director of the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) Bob Dolyniuk is retiring at the end of April.
Ancra Canada appointed Mike Comstock as their western Canada regional sales manager for its cargo systems division products.
WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s new flood forecaster released his official spring outlook and predicted almost no floods for 2014.
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.
WINNIPEG – Greg Arndt is the new President of the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA).
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.
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.