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Shipping industry warns of disruptions from potential strike at Port of Montreal

March 9, 2021

MONTREAL — The Shipping Federation of Canada is warning that a potential strike at the Port of Montreal is already having a damaging impact even as negotiations are set to resume Wednesday with the help of mediators.

How a bridge to Canada got the axe from American lawmakers

March 5, 2021

As American lawmakers inched toward approving a bill with an eye-watering 13-digit price tag, it was apparently a bridge to Canada that proved a bridge too far.

Funds for upkeep of an existing cross-border bridge from Massena, N.Y., to Cornwall, Ont., were included in, and have now been stripped out of, a $1.9 trillion US pandemic-relief bill that Congress could pass any day.

Air Cargo Trends in a Pandemic World

March 5, 2021

Previous predications in pharmaceutical transportation trends, highlighting declining air passenger numbers and air freight demand increasing, have been pandemic propelled. Coronavirus continues causing worldwide disruption, as it is anticipated its industry impact will continue throughout 2021 and beyond.

Pandemic Response – Preighters Take Off

Ottawa authorizes Montreal Port Authority's new terminal in Contrecœur

March 3, 2021

The Montreal Port Authority has the green light to build a new container port terminal in Contrecœur, about 50 kilometres east of downtown Montreal.

Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson approved the project on Monday.

Business Barometer, February 2021

February 26, 2021

Both long-term and short-term small business sentiment took an upturn in February as vaccines roll out, and early Spring expectations are high.