Trucker shortage looms for Alberta

Alberta is going to have a severe shortage of truck drivers by the end of the decade, according to a new report.

The Conference Board of Canada study predicts that by 2020 the province will need an extra 6,200 truck drivers to keep the economy rolling.

The shortage will be about 25,000 countrywide, according to the report which was funded by the Canadian Trucking Alliance.

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