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Ontario Enhances Training for New Truckers

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Come next July 1, all residents of Ontario, Canada’s most populated province, who want to take a Class A road test to become commercial truck drivers must successfully complete an entry-level training course through an approved training provider.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
August 15, 2016
Government

Canadian In-Transit Shipment Pilot Program Begins

Canadian in-transit shipments through the United States resumed May 27 after more than 11 years. The resumption of shipments will begin with a six-month pilot program for nine Canadian carriers. If all goes well, such routes then would  be expected to resume on a permanent basis.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
May 31, 2016
Government

Program to Allow In-Transit Canadian Freight by Truck to Resume Through United States

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Shipments that begin and end in Canada, but travel through a portion of the United States, are likely to resume late this year or in early 2017 — a practice that was suspended for more than a decade after the 9/11 attacks.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
May 9, 2016
Government

Canadian Freight Index Rises in January After Four Months of Declines

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TransCore Link Logistics' freight index for Canadian and cross-border loads rose 12% in January from the prior month after declining for four consecutive months, the load board operator said.

February 10, 2016
Government

Canadian Freight Index Falls 36% Year-Over-Year in December

Load board operator TransCore Link Logistics said its freight index for Canadian and cross-border loads declined 36% in December compared with a year earlier. However, a dip in equipment volumes led to tightening of the truck-to-load ratio.

January 26, 2016
Government

Canada Moves Toward Mandatory eManifest for Truckers

The Canada Border Services Agency moved closer last week to implementation of its mandatory eManifest reporting requirements for truckers hauling goods into that country.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
February 19, 2014
Government

Canada, US to Launch Truck Pre-Inspection Program at Peace Bridge

Canada and the United States are planning this month to launch the second phase of a pilot program designed to speed the flow of freight at the border by having U.S.-bound trucks inspected on Canadian soil.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
February 11, 2014
Government

Canadian Carriers Report Mixed Earnings

Three Canadian trucking companies reported financial results from the third quarter, with two firms having higher profits than a year ago and one posting lower earnings.

October 31, 2013
Government

Canada Delays eManifest Mandate for Border Crossing

The Canada Border Services Agency has announced that its e-manifest requirements for highway and rail carriers will not be mandatory this fall, because of what the agency called “timelines associated with regulatory processes.”

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2013
Government

Canada Names New Transport Minister

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper named Lisa Raitt, a conservative member of parliament, to be the country’s new minister of transportation.

July 17, 2013

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