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29Dec, 2016

Breakfast with Santa

This December, Challenger was proud to sponsor Breakfast with Santa, an amazing event at Kinbridge Community Association providing a delicious breakfast for many in the community, with Santa in attendance. 130 individuals enjoyed breakfast that morning, photos with Santa, and every child received a gift. The menu consisted of pancakes, turkey bacon, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Amy Slack, Community [...]

22Dec, 2016

Cram the Van – Challenger and the Community Go the Distance for the Foodbank

Last month, on a rainy, cold Saturday morning, Challenger employees rolled out of bed on their day off to take part in Challenger’s “Cram the Van” event. The event was put together by Challenger employees to encourage the community to collect non-perishable food items for the Food Bank of Waterloo Region. Boxes upon boxes were packed into Challenger’s “On the [...]

20Dec, 2016

A Second Chance at an In-demand Career

Have you ever wanted a change? Erika Turai sure did when she moved to London. She was working a dead-end job for years, but wanted to find a career that would really take her somewhere.  She started to do her research and with the help of WIL Employment Connections, was able to retrain at the Ontario Truck Driving School (with [...]

16Dec, 2016

We Grow the Distance – Challenger participates in Movember

Last month, Challenger participated in its fourth year of Movember fundraising. Movember is a month-long initiative raising money for men’s cancer research and mental health organizations. Many men support the cause by being sponsored to grow magnificent moustaches, but everyone can participate through monetary donations.  You can learn more about Movember Here. In the past, Challenger has participated through selling [...]

29Nov, 2016

Introducing Challenger’s Ultimate Driver Referral Program

In this industry, Sign On and Referral Bonuses have been around for years. However, Challenger has once again gone the distance and introduced an improved and innovative incentive to encourage our office employees and driving force to grow our Challenger team and grow their own earning potential. We call it the Challenger Ultimate Driver Referral Program, which in addition [...]

29Nov, 2016

Driver Valeska Riveros in the Hamilton Spectator

Challenger is proud to have one of our very own, Valeska Riveros, featured by the Hamilton Spectator newspaper. She shares her experiences on the road, including being a female driver in a male dominated industry. Val has been driving trucks for just over year and works a dedicated run here at Challenger. She speaks highly of her life as a [...]