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BCTA says tax debate hasn’t focused on facts

LANGLEY, B.C. -- Debate in B.C. over the HST has hit an emotional button for a public that already feels burdened by taxes, the B.C. Trucking Association says good things will come out of the new tax system.

Atlantic port finds twin in South America

SAINT JOHN -- The Port of Saint John has been twinned with the Port of Santos, Brazil.

Consecutive increases in exports halted

OTTAWA -- Falling prices for energy products dragged down Canada's merchandise exports slightly, by 0.7 percent in March, while imports grew 2 percent on the strength of precious metals.

Shipping spikes on St. Lawrence H2O highway

MONTREAL -- The St. Lawrence Seaway reported a marked increase in cargo shipped through the Seaway system from January to April 2010, compared to the same period last year.

High ceiling for class 8 truck sales in '11

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- While the deck is tilted for growth this year, experts predict significant heavy-duty truck demand in 2011 as the North American strengthens amid rapidly tightening capacity in the truckload sector.

Biofuels to account for fuel production growth: EIA

WASHINGTON -- As energy consumption grows, there will be a greater use of renewable fuels over the next 25 years within the transportation sector, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.


In This Issue

A look at Ontario's mandatory out-of-service quotas (Yup. They exist.), by Rolf Lockwood. Plus, a special focus on drivers, from retention to training — including the best fleets to drive for. And Jim Park explains how to choose the engine displacement that's best for you. That and much more in the April issue of Today's Trucking.


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