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September-October 2021 – Trent Lalonde

September-October 2021 - Driving truck was something I decided to do for one year as an adventure. That was 28 years ago. However, the adventures have never ended. I stumbled into trucking. In my 20’s I was working construction and often found myself unemployed. My parents had a few trucks hauling logs, so I got my license and started driving for them between construction jobs. My mother had [...]

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July-August 2021 – Tylor Rogers

July-August 2021 - After high school, I came back to the farm and got my license to haul grain. That’s when I really got bit by the trucking bug. Shortly after getting my license, I got a job working as a driver in the oilfield in a brand new 2008 Peterbilt, 379 long hood flat top with an ISX Cummins. I learned a lot from my first boss Tim [...]

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May-June 2021 – Sean Leatherland

May-June 2021 - My name is Sean Leatherland, and I was born in 1969 in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England. I have been interested in trucks and trucking for as long as I can remember. The main reason is I grew up around trucks. I am a third-generation driver as both my father and grandfather were in the transportation business. Dad had his own small road transport company. When I first [...]

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March-April 2021 – Kalyn Tibbits

March-April 2021 - My name is Kalyn Tibbits, and I was born in 1992 at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton. My family left Edmonton when I was a year old, and over the next few years, we moved all over Alberta and B.C. That went on until I was in grade 6 when we settled down in Comox on Vancouver Island. That is the place I call home, and [...]

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January-February 2021 – Jay Palachuk

January-February 2021 - My name is Jay Palachuk. I was born and raised in Winnipeg, and, unlike a lot of you, I’m a first generation truck driver. I first became involved in trucking when I was laid off from my job in 1979. At that time, Unemployment Insurance offered to send me to school to get my Class 3 license. After getting my license, I worked locally, driving a [...]

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