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  1. Maria

    British Columbia rest areas to offer free, public Wi-Fi

    Unless they have an unlimited data plan, motorists can quickly drain their cellphone’s data while on the road. Drivers in British Columbia will get some relief. The British Columbia Ministry of Transportation has recently announced plans to offer free Wi-Fi at rest areas. Currently, the rest...
  2. Emily

    British Columbia Supreme Court upholds container truck driver wage 'floor'

    A June 30 ruling by the Supreme Court of British Columbia means 10 trucking companies will have to shell out more than $1 million in back pay to truck drivers. The court upheld the wage “floor” in the Container Trucking Act, ruling against the trucking companies after they sued the provincial...
  3. Emily

    New parking facility in British Columbia expected this fall

    Truckers driving in the southern end of British Columbia near the Canada-U.S. border will be getting some parking relief this fall. Construction on a new truck parking facility is underway at Highway 91 in Delta. Located at Nordel Way and Highway 91, the new parking facility is on provincial...
  4. Maria

    British Columbia region seeks trucker input for rest facility study

    By Greg Grisolano, Land Line associate editor Truckers working in or traveling through the North Peace Region of British Columbia, take notice. The region’s economic development office wants to hear from you about the quality of the region’s existing rest areas and what can be done to improve...
  5. Maria

    British Columbia says no to government-mandated speed limiters

    The provincial government in British Columbia will not be forcing trucks to have speed limiters any time soon. Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom made that clear in a recent letter to the North American Truckers Guild, a group that advocates for trucking professionalism and safety in the...
  6. Mike

    British Columbia removes tolls but stings truckers with carbon tax

    Having tolls removed from a major route in British Columbia, Canada, has taken some of the sting out of the cost of operating a trucking business in that province, but there’s still plenty of sting to go around. In late September, the government removed a $20 truck toll and $10 passenger...
  7. T

    Three ports in British Columbia merge operations

    The administrative and operations aspects of three seaports in lower British Columbia are being merged into one operation. The new operation will be called the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and will combine the port authorities for Vancouver, Fraser River and North Frazer. More...
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