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For release on June 15, 2017 The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada announced its incoming Board of Directors for the coming term during its Annual General Meeting in Niagara Falls, Ontario on June 14, 2017. The New Boards term runs from July 1st of 2017 through to June 30th of 2018. STAFF President Mike […]

JumpStart Auto Repair, a Garage for Good by Ellen Voie


While the trucking industry seeks more women to fill the roles of driver, technician and leader, the automotive industry has some of the same challenges. It’s still not common to see female mechanics working on your car. Even less common is a shop run by women for women. That’s the goal of JumpStart Auto Repair […]

PMTC YLG meet for Strategic Planning Session

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For Immediate Release Milton, On: On April 20th, 2017 members of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) Young Leaders Group (YLG) met for a strategic planning session at Maple Leaf Foods in Mississauga. The session was scheduled in conjunction with a PMTC board meeting, which as always is the case, members of the […]

KRTS First to Certify Instructors for Avatar Fleet Program


For immediate release April 19, 2017 KRTS First to Certify Instructors for Avatar Fleet Program There is a new Defensive Driving Certification Course in North America and some of the Instructors at KRTS Transportation Specialists Inc. are the first to complete the Train the Trainer Program. Once certified, Avatar Fleet LLLC Defensive Driving Instructors can […]


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For almost 2 years, Kim Richardson has served as the Chairman of the Board of the TTSAO. Through his 30 years’ experience in the educational industry in Commercial Driver Training, his involvement with numerous industry related boards and associations, he has been able to reposition the TTSAO. With his contract as Chairman of the Board […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRIVATE MOTOR TRUCK COUNCIL OF CANADA 2017 AWARDS SEASON OPENS The 2017 Private Motor Truck Council of Canada Awards Program submissions close on April 30th. Each year the PMTC teams with member companies to celebrate the best in trucking through the presentation of awards that recognize excellence in trucking. The awards are […]

Upcoming ELD Mandate and Marijuana Legalization, are you informed and prepared? by Mike Millian

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As of December 18th, of this year, any one who operates Commercial buses or trucks south of the boarder will be required to have a compliant ELD installed on their vehicle, and ensure their drivers and staff are trained in it’s use. The rule applies to Canadian and Mexican domiciled drivers and carriers as well. […]

A Decade of Steering Toward Diversity by Ellen Voie


In 2007 a group of influential, successful women met in Las Vegas to create a mission statement for a new organization called “Women In Trucking (WIT).” These women knew what it was like to be outnumbered at every industry event where they would search the room for another female to make a connection. Their goal […]

New Healthy Fleet Challenge coming in May via mobile App!


Healthy Fleet is excited to announce that their next challenge will be ran through a mobile app, which will be available to all companies for free. This new challenge follows the most recent one that took place in January and February of this year, where participants lost a total of 579 pounds. Below is some […]

Shelley Uvanile-Hesch, CEO WTFC Appears on CTV News for Women’s Day Interview

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Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada CEO Shelley Uvanile-Hesch was interviewed in a recent video on the gender gap in pay between women and men. You can read the rest of the story by clicking the link below.