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Assiniboia and Swift Current job fair

Assiniboia and Swift Current job fair

Oct 18, 2022 | Advocacy, Careers, Economy, Job Market, Saskatchewan, We Are Trucking, WorkSafe Saskatchewan

Our personal view of society adapting can be interesting at times. As a young employable person at the age of...

CTA: Trucking to be Granted Access to Express Entry Programs

CTA: Trucking to be Granted Access to Express Entry Programs

Aug 30, 2022 | Advocacy, Business Operations, Careers, Government, Supply Chain, TFWs

In correspondence to the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Sean Fraser, has confirmed that...

Making Health & Wellness a Priority

Making Health & Wellness a Priority

Jul 29, 2022 | Advocacy, Business Operations, Economy, Training, Workplace Safety

With the 2nd Quarter of 2022 well underway becoming a best-in-class carrier has become even more important. Currently, in Saskatchewan,...

Transport challenges continue to haunt ag sector

Transport challenges continue to haunt ag sector

Jul 28, 2022 | Advocacy, COVID-19, Drivers, Driver Shortage, Government, MELT, Supply Chain

Labour shortages in the rail and trucking industries remain a major hurdle for the successful movement of products.

Rising Fuel Costs Impacting Saskatchewan's Trucking Industry

Rising Fuel Costs Impacting Saskatchewan's Trucking Industry

Jun 08, 2022 | Advocacy, Business Operations, Carbon Pricing, Carbon Tax, Driving the Economy, News Releases, Supply Chain

Saskatchewan Trucking Association Executive Director, Susan Ewart joined Global Saskatoon this morning to discuss the impact rising fuel costs are...

The Merits of MELT: Truck Driver Safety In Canada

The Merits of MELT: Truck Driver Safety In Canada

Apr 19, 2022 | Advocacy, Drivers, Safety

In 2019 Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced that Canada was introducing minimum standards for new truck drivers. MELT or...

What is Driver Inc.

What is Driver Inc.?

Jan 26, 2022 | Advocacy, Business Operations, Compliance

You may have heard the word Driver Inc. used hundreds of times over the last year, but what exactly is...

Sask. trucking association wants feds to hit the brakes on vaccine mandate

Sask. trucking association wants feds to hit the brakes on vaccine mandate

Dec 15, 2021 | Advocacy, Business Operations, Driver Inc., Driver Shortage, Driving the Economy

The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) is voicing concerns over the federal government’s plans to make vaccine mandates a requirement in...

2021-10-21-Transportation issues could impact supply chain

Transportation issues could have impact on holiday shopping in Sask.

Oct 21, 2021 | Advocacy, Business Operations, Cross Border, Supply Chain

“The labour shortages across the country are definitely causing supply chain challenges,” Ewart said. “We’re hearing from members that they...

2021-09-07 A Message from the Chair of CTA Commemorating National Trucking Week

A Message from the Chair of CTA Commemorating National Trucking Week

Sep 05, 2021 | Advocacy, Drivers, Driver Shortage

As a sixty-year veteran of the trucking industry, I have witnessed dramatic change in the sector. However, with all of...

The STA, YWCA Saskatoon and Saskatchewan Ministry of Immigration and Career Training have launched a pilot-program to encourage more woman to participate in the trucking industry.

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