Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel

Canadian Government Publishes Final Rule on GHG, Glider Kits

Installation of glider kit in a Peterbilt truck. A glider kit is installed in a Peterbilt truck. (Fitzgerald Glider Kits via YouTube)

The Canadian office of Environment and Climate Change published a final rule on greenhouse gas regulations pertaining to heavy-duty trucks and engines in Part 2 of the Gazette on May 30.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 31, 2018
Government, Business

Canada Stresses Technology to Facilitate Cross-Border Freight

Garneau Garneau by Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg

The movement of cargo offers vast possibilities for technological innovation, according to Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2018
Government, Logistics

Ontario Trucking Group Asks to be Considered for Immigrant Workforce Program

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The Ontario Trucking Association has asked to be included in a government program that allows immigrants who work in certain sectors to be considered for permanent resident status.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 20, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Trudeau Dodged Steel Tariffs. Now He’s Trying to Save NAFTA

Mark J. Terrill/AP

Donald Trump is already taking up a lot of Justin Trudeau’s bandwidth. Steel tariffs sent it to another level.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2018
Government, Business

US Can Import Canadian Trucks That Follow Safety Standards, NHTSA Says

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Jan. 2 in the Federal Register that Canadian-made vehicles that do not comply with federal motor vehicle safety standards but adhere to comparable Canadian standards are eligible for importation into the United States.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 2, 2018
Business, Logistics

QRC Logistics Cuts Ribbon on New Canadian Warehouse

QRC Logistics, a Canadian third-party logistics firm, opened a new 289,000-square-foot warehouse in Ontario on Dec. 20.

January 2, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Canada Announces ELD Proposal as US Mandate Takes Hold

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As the electronic logging device mandate takes effect in the United States, Canada has published its own first draft of rules that would require the devices for truck drivers.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 18, 2017
Government, Business

Canadian Lumber Tariff Raises Questions About Ramifications on Trucks, Railroads

A customer shops for lumber Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

The Commerce Department slapped a 20.83% tariff on Canadian softwood lumber Nov. 2, a decision that may boost the U.S. flatbed market but suppress demand for trucking and railroad companies that operate across the nation’s northern border.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 9, 2017
Government, Business

Canadian Trucking Groups Call for Zero Tolerance as Marijuana Legalization Looms

Canadian trucks at the U.S. border Trucks cross the Canada-U.S. border (Thinkstock)

Canadian trucking associations are calling for a zero-tolerance policy for marijuana use among drivers as the country prepares to legalize the drug for recreational purposes in July 2018.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 25, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway Adds Trucker Insurance in Canada


Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance announced its Motor Truck Cargo Legal Liability policy intended to protect against the legal liability commercial truckers face when carrying third-party goods.

October 20, 2017