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Provincial trade diversification on the rise, says EDC's chief economist

OTTAWA, Ont.--Peter G. Hall, vice-president and Chief Economist at Export Development Canada, says that one of the most remarkable features of the Canadian economy in the past 15 years is the diversification of international trade to...
Aug 21, 2014 10:44AM

CBSA marks new prefab port at West Poplar River, Sask.

 WEST POPLAR RIVER, Sask.--The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has a new modular port at West Poplar River in southern Saskatchewan. CBSA President Luc Portelance and Vice-President of Comptrollership Claude Rochette marked the...
Aug 21, 2014 10:40AM

Air Canada Cargo announces new regs for shipping cats and dogs

MONTREAL, Que.--Air Canada Cargo announced the following changes concerning travel for cats and dogs, some of which are already in effect. 
Aug 21, 2014 10:36AM

First containership at Nanaimo Port Authority to offer direct Asia link

NANAIMO, B.C.--The arrival of the M/V Westwood Pacific at the Nanaimo Port Authority's Duke Point terminal on August 19th is the first container ship to berth at the Port's facilities and will provide a direct link to Asia.
Aug 20, 2014 4:47PM

UPS extends Brown network in British Columbia

MISSISSAUGA, Ont.--UPS will be expanding its Canadian network by opening three operation centres in British Columbia (BC) – Kamloops, Nanaimo and Comox, as well expanding its centre in Kelowna.
Aug 20, 2014 4:25PM

FTR Shippers Conditions Index June improvements reflect seasonal freight growth pause

Bloomington, Ind.--FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) for June improved a point from the previous month to a reading of -6.5. The improvement may be short lived, however, as FTR forecasts the index to fall back again in July and,...
Aug 19, 2014 6:35PM

Minister Raitt responds to Transportation Safety Board report on the Lac-Mégantic derailment

OTTAWA, Ont.--The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued the following statement today in response to the release of the Transportation Safety Board's (TSB) final report from its investigation into the July 6, 2013 train...
Aug 19, 2014 6:30PM

Unions seek more authority for Transportation Safety Board

OTTAWA, Ont.--The Union of Canadian Transportation Employees has given a thumbs-up to the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) on the thoroughness of its final report on the July 6, 2013 rail disaster at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. In its report,...
Aug 19, 2014 4:59PM

Transporation Safety Board identifies "systemic problems" leading to Lac-Mégantic train accident

LAC-MEGANTIC, Que.-- The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) investigation into the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec (investigation report R13D0054), concluded that a multitude...
Aug 19, 2014 10:45AM

Globe Tracker International, Refrigerated Transport Electronics in strategic partnership

COPENHAGEN, Den.-- Globe Tracker International (GTI), a firm specializing in global trade data sharing, autonomous asset tracking and monitoring and related data analytics, announced today its partnership with Refrigerated Transport Electronics...
Aug 19, 2014 10:20AM

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