Port Metro Vancouver in British Columbia handles $172 billion of cargo each year, or about $475 million every day, according to the port’s 2012 Economic Impact Study.
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05 Jun 2013
Canada’s merchandise imports in April rose 1.2 percent month-over-month, while exports edged down 0.2 percent, resulting in a trade deficit of C$567 million, compared with C$3 million in March, according to Statistics Canada.
03 Jun 2013
Cross-border imports by rail from Canada into the United States jumped to their highest value in March since the JOC began collecting data in January 2009, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
07 May 2013
Cross-border imports by rail from Canada into the United States fell in February after eight months of showing year-over-year increases, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
24 Apr 2013
Exports of wood pellets from North America to Europe reached a record 3.2 million tons in 2012, an increase of more than 60 percent year-over-year, with U.S. export volumes more than doubling...
29 Mar 2013
Cross-border trade by rail between the United States and Canada has been on the rise for the past eight months, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
21 Feb 2013
The gap between the supply of drivers and the demand for them could be costly to the Canadian economy, concluded a Conference Board of Canada report.
20 Feb 2013
Canadian business leaders are optimistic about their financial prospects in 2013, despite economic uncertainty...
22 Jan 2013
Canadian National Railway today reported its income in the fourth quarter of 2012 was $610 million (about US$613.8 million), increasing 3 percent from $595.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2011.
02 Jan 2013
Halifax Port Authority in Nova Scotia will increase fees, effective March 1.