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The Canadian East Coast’s very stable market has recently changed significantly: it’s in a state of turmoil with many container port projects being considered — Quebec City (Beauport); Dartmouth, Halifax;  Montreal (Contrecoeur); Melford, Nova Scotia; and Sydney, Nova Scotia (Novaporte). 
In the initial year and a half, the Trump administration’s trade policy has been characterized by protectionism, policy reversals, inconsistencies, and a seeming willingness to enact policies without the full consideration of all companies/stakeholders in the sector. And that’s all the more reason for businesses to deploy a pro-active dialogue strategy with Washington.