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U.S., Canada Set Cargo Pre-Inspection Program

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The Canadian public safety department said Thursday it has signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to create a truck cargo pre-inspection pilot program.

March 14, 2013
Government

Pilot Program Aims to Expedite Truck Traffic at Canada’s 2nd-Busiest Port of Entry

Canadian officials hope to expedite truck traffic at one of its busiest ports of entry from the United States by removing some credentialing requirements that Canada’s trucking industry said are redundant.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
December 11, 2012
Government

Canadian Railroads Report Higher 3Q Earnings

Canadian National Railway Co. and Canadian Pacific Railway Co. reported higher third-quarter earnings.

October 24, 2012
Perspective, Government

Opinion: Remembering Canada’s Early Truckers

The Canadian Trucking Alliance, that country’s national trucking group, along with the provincial trucking associations, celebrated Canada’s National Trucking Week this year on Sept. 2-8. The weeklong observance honored the 400,000 Canadian men and women who keep the country’s freight moving.

September 10, 2012
Government

Streuber Named New CTA Chairman

Don Streuber, president and CEO of Bison Transport Inc., is the new chairman of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, the organization announced Tuesday.

March 28, 2012
Government

Canadian Trucking Firms’ 2Q Revenue Up, Profits Down on Higher Expenses

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Canadian trucking businesses posted higher revenue but saw their operating profits slip in the second quarter, due to higher expenses, Statistics Canada said Tuesday.

January 10, 2012
Government

U.S., Canada to Speed Border Crossings for ‘Trusted’ Firms

President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled a plan last week aimed at speeding border crossings and enhancing trade between the United States and Canada.

December 15, 2011
Government

Canadian Trucking Companies’ 1Q Profits Slip

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Canadian trucking companies’ operating profits fell 4.7% to C$936 million in the first quarter from a year earlier, as a 6.3% increase in operating expenses outpaced operating revenue, Statistics Canada reported.

October 4, 2011
Government

U.S. Postal Service Suspends Accepting Mail to Canada Due to Ongoing Work Stoppage

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Due to the ongoing postal strike by Canadian mail workers, the U.S. Postal Service said it suspended accepting most mail bound for Canada over the weekend.

June 20, 2011
Government

U.S.-Canada-Mexico Transshipments Rose 8.5% in 2010

Goods transshipped between the United States, Canada and Mexico rose 8.5% last year to $60.8 billion, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

June 20, 2011

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