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Ontario Considers Longer Truck Wheelbases

Ontario officials are considering allowing longer tractors on its highways in response to a request from the province’s trucking industry.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2011
Government

Fleets Seek More Uniformity in Inspections of Shipments Crossing U.S.-Canada Border

Even with the proper security credentials, it’s a bit of a crapshoot every time one of Kevin Hogan’s company trucks leaves a terminal in Ontario for a border crossing with a load of freight bound for the United States.

March 14, 2011
Government

Vitran’s 3Q Profit Improves

Vitran Corp. said Tuesday its third-quarter profit improved on gains in its less-than-truckload and supply chain operations.

October 26, 2010
Government

Opinion: Canada’s Trucking Week 2010

Except for those who live in the northernmost parts of Canada or other remote regions of our country, we Canadians tend to take for granted the idea that when we need a loaf of bread or gasoline or a new high-definition TV, it will be on a local store shelf or in a storage tank or a warehouse.

September 13, 2010
Government

Canadian Cabinet Shuffle Yields New Transport Minister

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named Chuck Strahl the country’s new transport minister.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 10, 2010
Government

Canadians Fill French-Fry Void as Mexican Levy Hits U.S. Goods

A sharp decline in the export of U.S. frozen processed potatoes to Mexico — primarily driven by retaliatory Mexican tariffs — has resulted in a corresponding loss of business for U.S. refrigerated motor carriers that service the Mexican market.

March 8, 2010

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