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Thursday, December 8, 2022
Transport Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra, on behalf of Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN), today announced two new calls for proposals and availability of funding for trucking fleets through the new Green Freight Program and the Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Awareness...
Washington, DC – The American Transportation Research Institute today issued a call for motor carriers and drivers to participate in a new ATRI data collection on the impact of predatory towing in the trucking industry. Predatory towing is any incident in...
The PMTC attended the fall Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) Compliance & Regulatory Affairs Committee (CRA) meetings in Ottawa on November 3rd. This was the CCMTA’s first return to in-person meetings since November of 2019 as a...
Canadian trucking companies and operators now have access to an entirely new revenue stream thanks to a pioneering technology that’s just hit the market from homegrown firm Spectaire. For each truck in their fleet, a company can receive thousands of...
On Tuesday, November 1, the Federal Government announced a new immigration policy that will add 500,000 new Canadians annually by 2025. The government sees increased immigration as key to securing our economic future. Over the next three years, we will see 1.35 million new Canadians.Federal Immigration Minister Sean Fraser's new immigration targets are necessary to ensure Canada's future economic prosperity.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, today delivered the Fall Economic Statement. Considered a so-called ‘mini budget,’ the statement addressed several key CTA initiatives including, Driver Inc, immigration, and border operations. The Economic Statement notes “there is a...
The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), the American Trucking Associations (ATA), numerous Canadian and U.S. industry groups, and 55 members of Congress, led by U.S. Representative Rick Crawford, have called on President Biden to the U.S. border vaccination requirements impacting...
Derek Leathers, Werner Enterprises Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer has been named Chairman of the Board of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Derek succeeds Judy McReynolds, ArcBest Corporation Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, who is completing eight...
The PMTC was invited to speak to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure & Communities on the afternoon of October 17th. The committee was put together to explore labour shortage issues in the supply chain and work on solutions...
As technology finds new ways to make the business of operating a trucking fleet easier, the need for upskilling drivers is more important than ever. But for many companies, the question before investing in upskilling programs is – will...