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Shane Essons bids Farewell… with Recognition from T4C

SHANE ESSON of Midland Transport has been a true leader in the trucking industry, as well as when it comes to community involvement and corporate giving.  Shane will be retiring in December 2018 after a long and successful career.  In his 5 years as a Director of Trucks For Change Network, and over many more in the transportation industry, Shane has [...]

Alex MacKinnon Recognized with T4C’s True Service Humanitarian Award

ALEX MACKINNON RECOGNIZED WITH T4C’s TRUE SERVICE HUMANITARIAN AWARD
In 2016, Trucks for Change Network lost a very special friend and humanitarian, Ewing McMeekin after a courageous battle with cancer.  Ewing was a humanitarian in all respects, was passionate about helping our communities, and believed in the Trucks for Change Network mission. To commemorate Ewing’s passion and dedication to others, and with the [...]

Member Highway Carrier Team of 2018: Kriska Transportation Group

MEMBER HIGHWAY CARRIER TEAM OF 2018: KRISKA TRANSPORTATION GROUP
Each year we recognize a member highway carrier that has most significantly impacted our communities through their support of our partner charities.  This year at our October 11 AGM, KRISKA TRANSPORTATION GROUP was recognized for its exceptional contributions to charity over the past 12 months, during which the Kriska team helped many of our partner [...]

It’s not too late to “Go Plaid” on Fathers Day!

Trucking industry again ready to roll into “Wear Plaid for Dad” campaign in support of Prostate Cancer Canada This Father’s Day, boost team spirit at your workplace and Wear Plaid For Dad.  It’s a great way to combine a fun dress-down day with team-building and a great cause, using a common thread – PLAID! Prostate cancer is the most [...]

Trucks For Change Network Delivers For Humboldt Survivor

Ryan Straschnitzki of Airdrie, Alberta‘s life changed forever when the bus carrying his Humboldt Broncos hockey team was involved in a horrible traffic accident on a rural Saskatchewan highway on its way to a playoff game.
On April 6, Ryan Straschnitzki of Airdrie, Alberta‘s life changed forever when the bus carrying his Humboldt Broncos hockey team was involved in a horrible traffic accident on a rural Saskatchewan highway on its way to a playoff game.   Sixteen people were killed and 13 injured in the accident, and 19-year-old Ryan was left paralyzed from the chest [...]

T4C Hauls 10 Millionth Pound of Donations for Habitat for Humanity

T4C Hauls 10 Millionth Pound of Donations for Habitat for Humanity
On February 16th, a Kriska Transport truck arrived at Habitat For Humanity Canada’s Brampton warehouse to pick up the 10 millionth pound of donations moved for Habitat by Trucks For Change Network member carriers. Representatives from Habitat For Humanity Canada, Trucks For Change Network, and Kriska Transport, along with industry media, were on hand to [...]

3rd Annual Food Sort Challenge Our Biggest Ever

3rd Annual Trucks For Change annual Fall Food Sort Challenge
Our 3rd Annual Trucks For Change annual Fall Food Sort Challenge on November 2 was our most successful yet, with 13 corporate teams and 120 trucking industry employees sorting more than 44,000 pounds of food, and raising over $32,000 for Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank. Teams from Manitoulin Transport, Navistar, Bison Transport, Trailer Wizards, [...]

Trucking Industry Responds to B.C. Wildfires

wildfires in british columbia
On July 7, dry and severe weather caused wildfires to spread quickly throughout British Columbia. The threat of fires has forced more than 46,000 people from their homes. Trucks For Change Network and BC Trucking Association are working together to coordinate logistical support to assist the Canadian Red Cross BC Wildfires Response. Already, many [...]

Help the Canadian Trucking Industry Support Victims of Spring Flooding

Red Cross Spring Floods Appeal
Persistent rain has led to flooding in several areas of Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick and British Columbia, putting many Canadians at risk. The Canadian trucking industry is once again taking the lead to help communities in need. Through Trucks For Change Network and the Canadian Trucking Alliance, highway carriers are currently working with Red Cross [...]
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