Today's Trucking

4 ways to attract more women to trucking jobs

April 1, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Women are largely underrepresented in the ranks of Canada’s trucking industry, and account for just 3% of truck drivers overall. But Rona Ambrose believes that solutions to the issue could be more straightforward than some people think.


Panelists for Women with Drive 2018 unveiled

November 28, 2017 by elizabeth

TORONTO, ON – Packed with powerful women, the line-up at the fourth annual Women with Drive Leadership Summit, hosted by Trucking HR Canada, will focus on the recruitment and retention of women in the trucking industry.
Executive Director of Catalyst Canada, Tanya van Biesen will give a State of Women in Business address, as the March summit’s keynote speaker. Catalyst is a nonprofit working with organizations to accelerate progress for women in boardrooms across the country. van Biesen brings more than two decades of corporate leadership and diversity experience to the discussion.


Recruitment the focus of Women with Drive summit

November 16, 2017 by elizabeth

TORONTO, ON – Recruitment and retention will be the topic of discussion at Trucking HR Canada’s fourth annual Women with Drive summit being held March 1, 2018 in Toronto.
The panel discussion will focus on company branding on multiple platforms and how that can influence or help companies attract employees.
Called “Outside in” the panel will feature experts from the social media platform Linkedin, and the employment website Workopolis. The panel will talk about attracting women and other under-represented groups to the trucking industry.


Women with Drive heads west

April 10, 2017 by John Smith

CALGARY, AB – The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) is taking Trucking HR Canada’s Women with Drive Leadership Summit to a western audience – with the first Western Women with Drive to be held on May 10.


Bison, J.G. Drapeau host international women

March 1, 2017 by sehui

TORONTO, ON – A group of international women who came to Canada to participate in Trucking HR Canada’s Women with Drive summit had a first-hand look at Canadian trucking on Tuesday, during tours of Bison Transportation and J.G. Drapeau Transport terminals.


Women with Drive line-up announced

December 15, 2014 by Allan Janssen

OTTAWA, ON – March 5 event to feature a variety of sessions for anyone who recruits, retains or mentors women in Canada’s trucking industry.