Manitoba Trucking Association

An advocacy group working on behalf of the trucking industry.

The trucking industry is a vital and significant contributor to the Manitoba and Canadian economy. Trucking is an essential service important to the lives of Manitobans.

1932

MTA was founded

300

member companies

28,000

trucking industry employees

Province must support heavy diesel transformation

In May 2018, we concluded a joint op ed in the Winnipeg Free Press by saying: “We are prepared to work as allies, and across sectors, to ensure the province advances its carbon reduction strategies by reducing [GHG] emissions with funds from carbon taxes.” More than three years later, not much has changed. The June…

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​Federal Panel Issues Recommendations on Border Re-opening and Future Border Policies

A federal COVID-19 Testing and Screening Expert Advisory Panel issued a report yesterday with proposals that could pave a path toward reopening the Canada-US border while balancing public health. The report, entitled “Priority Strategies to Optimize Testing and Quarantine at Canada’s border”, contained several proposed measures for future land and air border ports in the future, including sustained…

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Manitoba Reaches COVID-19 Immunization Milestone with 1,000 MB Truck Drivers Vaccinated in North Dakota

Manitoba has reached a new COVID-19 immunization milestone with more than 1,000 truck drivers vaccinated in North Dakota as part of the Essential Worker Cross-Border Vaccination Initiative, Economic Development and Jobs Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “Our government is grateful for this partnership with North Dakota to augment Manitoba’s vaccine rollout and we appreciate their…

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