The first stop for Trout River Industries Canada 150 trailer was in front of Province House in Charlottetown. There are several more stops along the way to Woodstock, Ont.
Trout River Industries is doing its part to help shift Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations into high gear. A shiny and new live-bottom trailer, all decked out for a Canada 150 celebration left the company’s plant on Tuesday on a three-day trek across Eastern Canada.
Its first stop Tuesday was at Province House in Charlottetown, the birthplace of Confederation, for a photo shoot. Its final stop on June 29 will be beside the 401 Highway in Woodstock, Ontario, near one of the company’s dealers, Carrier Centers.
“We are proud to build in Canada. Sometimes we don’t take enough time to celebrate our accomplishments as a Canadian company,” commented Trout River’s vice-president of sales, Mathieu Gallant. “We want to excite Canadians about Canada. It is a wonderful place to live and to do business.”
Trout River is Canada’s leading builder of live-bottom trailers. “We are pleased to be able to export a quality Canadian product across the globe; we are proud to be Canadian,” said company president, Harvey Stewart in describing their interest in displaying their Canadian pride on the trailer.
To add to the excitement, Trout River Industries is encouraging Canadians to post photos of the Canada 150 trailer as it makes its way to Woodstock, Ont. via Fredericton, Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, Parliament Hill, Toronto and Niagara Falls.
Photos can be tweeted to, or shared to Facebook at www.facebook.com/troutriverindustries/.
Marketing coordinator for the company, Allan Clark, said cash prizes of $150 each will be awarded for the three most liked or re-tweeted photos.