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CN Network Update

July 7, 2021

Following is an update from CN on network operations in Western Canada in relation to the wildfires in the Lytton, BC area.

All intermodal and carload traffic northbound and eastbound from Vancouver, as well as traffic inbound to Vancouver from east/north of Kamloops continues to be affected by this situation.

Excise and GST/HST News – June 2021

July 6, 2021

Canada Revenue Agency has released the following publication:

Excise and GST/HST News - No. 109

Wildfires bring train service to and from Canada’s Port of Vancouver to a stop

July 6, 2021

About 200 fires are currently burning across the province of British Columbia on Canada’s Pacific coast. Two-thirds of the fires are classified as out of control.

Canada border officers mull strike at critical time for supply chain, ports

June 29, 2021

The following content is from an American Shipper release.

Thousands of members of the Canada Border Services Agency are in the midst of voting on whether to authorize a strike — something that could roil the movement of billions of dollars of goods via its border with the U.S., airports and shipping ports. Nowhere more acutely than the Port of Vancouver.

June 2021 SME business outlook -Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)

June 25, 2021

Small business confidence over the short and long-term gained momentum in June. With many provinces announcing easing of restrictions, due to solid vaccine rollout plans and lower hospitalization rates, business optimism improved without a doubt.