Canadian shippers and the head of Canada’s largest port have argued monetizing the country’s 18 port authorities could increase port user fees, limit public oversight, and threaten investment in waterside infrastructure.
Canada Economy News
09 Jan 2017
Port of Vancouver president and CEO Robin Silvester has called the government-led push “a threat."
24 Aug 2016
A new white paper commissioned by the Van Horne Institute and completed by JOC outlines how Canada can build on its success in creating inland ports.
27 Jul 2016
The railway, Canada’s largest, said that traffic figures took a hit from weakened demand, but business was also curbed by challenges at Port Metro Vancouver.
25 Jul 2016
TransForce's package division increased sales 6 percent, but its trucking business struggled in the second quarter.
20 Jun 2016
The North American Free Trade Agreement’s cross-border freight growth of 3.2 percent in 2015 — representing 14.7 million truck and rail containers crossing both borders — exceeds the global ocean container trade’s weak gain of 1.3 percent in the same period.
17 Jun 2016
The legislation would implement a new preclearance agreement.
07 Jun 2016
At the U.S.-Canadian border, rising truck volumes are a welcome sign of economic improvement. But an 8 percent increase in truck crossings in Detroit in the first quarter also raises concerns about the speed and fluidity of cross-border freight traffic.
01 Jun 2016
A surge in auto exports, as well as other goods, helped lift trucking activity at the three largest U.S.-Canada border crossings.
06 Apr 2016
Canada’s Dicom Transportation Group is driving deeper into U.S. markets as it pursues cross-border and last-mile freight and packages.
30 Jun 2015
The value of the goods shipped between the U.S. and Canada dropped 12.5 percent in April, thanks to low oil prices, a strong U.S. dollar and a shrinking Canadian economy.