About us

Transform. Upskill. Accelerate.

Trucking Careers Await

About us

Transform. Upskill. Accelerate.

Trucking Careers Await

With over 27,000 truck driver vacancies
in Canada, Explore Trucking Careers
aims to combat the growing shortage,
set to reach 55,000 by year's end.
The program offers specialised training,
onboarding, and mentorship, equipping
Ontarian's for a decade of trucking
opportunities.
With over 27,000 truck driver vacancies in Canada, Explore Trucking Careers aims to combat the growing shortage, set to reach 55,000 by year's end.
The program offers specialised training, onboarding, and mentorship, equipping Ontarian's for a decade of trucking opportunities.

Toronto Business Development Centre

Established in 1990, TBDC is a prominent not-for-profit incubator in Ontario, supporting local and immigrant entrepreneurs in business launch and expansion. With multiple impact streams, TBDC provides applicants with training, networking, and business support to realize their growth ambitions and achieve success.

Ontario Trucking Association

The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA), established
in 1926, advocates for Ontario's trucking industry.
It serves all segments, including carriers and suppliers, addressing industry challenges and fostering growth. OTA provides driver training, promotes road safety,
and encourages responsible trucking practices.

Toronto Business Development Centre

Established in 1990, TBDC is a prominent not-for-profit incubator in Ontario, supporting local and immigrant entrepreneurs in business launch and expansion. With multiple impact streams, TBDC provides applicants with training, networking, and business support to realize their growth ambitions and achieve success.

Ontario Trucking Association

The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA), established
in 1926, advocates for Ontario's trucking industry.
It serves all segments, including carriers and suppliers, addressing industry challenges and fostering growth. OTA provides driver training, promotes road safety,
and encourages responsible trucking practices.

Our Objectives

Explore Trucking Careers objectives align with Ontario

Ontario - Your Path to success

Population

Ontario is the most populous province in Canada, with over 15 million people, accounting for approximately
38% of the entire Canadian population.

Cultural Diversity

Ontario is renowned for its cultural diversity and is home to people from
a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, making it one of the most multicultural places in the world.

Geographic Size

Ontario is the second-largest province
in Canada, covering more than 1 million square kilometres (415,000 square miles), which exceeds the combined size
of France and Spain.

Economic Significance

Ontario is considered the economic engine of Canada, playing a vital role
in contributing significantly to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Ontario’s Trucking Industry

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Trucking in Ontario is the backbone of business, linking industries across the province through a vast network of roads and highways. The trucking industry in Ontario is a major economic force, contributing significantly to the province's economy.

From the bustling streets of Toronto to the serene landscapes
of Northern Ontario, trucks tirelessly transport goods, ensuring store shelves stay stocked and factories thriving.

Ontario’s Trucking Industry

Trucking in Ontario is the backbone of business, linking industries across the province through a vast network of roads and highways. The trucking industry in Ontario is a major economic force, contributing significantly to the province's economy.

From the bustling streets of Toronto to the serene landscapes
of Northern Ontario, trucks tirelessly transport goods, ensuring store shelves stay stocked and factories thriving.

TBDC Summer Students visit Trucking & Logistics Companies

Explore Trucking Careers' objectives align
with Ontario’s communities' economic needs

TBDC Summer Camp Students Visit Bison

Our employability and workforce Summer Camp students embarked on a thrilling journey to Bison in Mississauga. Here, they delved deep into the world of trucking careers, experienced a day in the life of a trucker, and explored the dynamic logistics sector.

We want to thank our partners, including Bison Transport Inc. and the Toronto District School Board, for making a trip to their branch for our Summer Camp students a big success.

TBDC Summer Camp Students Visit Powell

Our summer camp students visited Powell
Contracting in Whitchurch-Stouffville to explore career opportunities. The Powell team shared insights into construction, trades, and HR careers, dishing out resume tips.

Our students had hands-on experience with concrete barrier installation and gained expertise in top-notch guard rails. An action-packed learning adventure!

Skills Development Fund

Funded by the Ontario Government's Skills Development Fund and backed by the Ontario Trucking Association, our program aims to boost the economy and support workers in minority communities by up-skilling and re-skilling truck drivers. Candidates receive 2-8 weeks of training and job connections at no cost.

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Skills Development Fund

Funded by the Ontario Government's Skills Development Fund and backed by the Ontario Trucking Association, our program aims to boost the economy and support workers in minority communities by up-skilling and re-skilling truck drivers. Candidates receive 2-8 weeks of training and job connections at no cost.

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Values

At TBDC and alongside our partners, we champion fairness and uphold a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination.
We are dedicated to proactively reaching out to young talents, differently-abled individuals, women, and racialized communities, offering them opportunities in historically exclusive areas. We believe that we collectively achieve greater success by uniting our diverse communities and fostering their economic growth.

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Values

At TBDC and alongside our partners, we champion fairness and uphold a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination.
We are dedicated to proactively reaching out to young talents, differently-abled individuals, women, and racialized communities, offering them opportunities in historically exclusive areas. We believe that we collectively achieve greater success by uniting our diverse communities and fostering their economic growth.