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Fraser port pushing its global business potential

Apr 14, 2014 - Fraser Surrey Docks boss promoting terminal’s logistics benefits in Ottawa and Far East Full Article


Surrey MPs submit petition to federal government

Apr 11, 2014 - Local New Democrat MPs Jasbir Sandhu and Jinny Sims presented petitions containing roughly 400 signatures... Full Article


Port Metro Vancouver truckers strike ends

Mar 27, 2014 - After 29 days, Vancouver's port trucking strike is over following an intense day of bargaining on March 26. Full Article

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Surrey MPs submit petition to federal government calling for review of proposed coal project

Apr 11, 2014 - Local New Democrat MPs Jasbir Sandhu and Jinny Sims presented petitions containing roughly 400 signatures Thursday to the House of Commons,... Full Article

Port Metro Vancouver truckers strike ends

Mar 27, 2014 - After 29 days, Vancouver's port trucking strike is over following an intense day of bargaining on March 26. Full Article

Port of Nanaimo sees gains as strike stalls Vancouver

Mar 25, 2014 - The Port of Nanaimo is busy due to a backlog of Canadian grain and a truckers strike that has frozen container traffic through Port Metro... Full Article

Truckers vow to keep fighting in face of back-to-work legislation

Mar 21, 2014 - Port Metro Vancouver is claiming its threat to terminate the licenses of striking truckers is getting things moving at the port again.... Full Article

Back-to-work legislation, licence terminations set to end port strike

Mar 19, 2014 - The B.C. government will introduce back-to-work legislation and Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) will start to terminate the licenses of some truckers... Full Article

No end to Vancouver's port strike

Mar 17, 2014 - Vancouver's 20-day old port trucking strike will continue after truckers rejected a government proposal on March 16.... Full Article

Forestry feels the bite of Vancouver port strike as talks continue

Mar 14, 2014 - Talks continued on March 14 towards a resolution of the trucking strike that has crippled Vancouver's port and caused layoffs in British... Full Article

Governments, PMV announce action to end trucking dispute

Mar 14, 2014 - The federal and provincial governments, along with Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) last night (March 13) announced a 14-point action plan aimed at... Full Article

Clark urges federal involvement to end Vancouver's port trucking strike

Mar 13, 2014 - B.C.'s transportation minister and premier are calling on federal transport minister Lisa Raitt to come to this province to help mediate a... Full Article

Union to join UTA truckers in port strike

Mar 10, 2014 - Members of the Unifor-Vancouver Container Truckers’ Association (VCTA) voted March 8 to reject a tentative agreement with Port Metro... Full Article

Unionized port truckers call off strike; deal in works for UTA members

Mar 07, 2014 - The 400 members of a Vancouver container truckers union called off a threatened strike at the eleventh hour yesterday, but approximately 1,000... Full Article

Vince Ready steps in to mediate Vancouver port trucking dispute

Mar 06, 2014 - Vancouver container truckers began meeting with government, Port Metro Vancouver and labour mediator Vince Ready March 6 in hopes of working out a ... Full Article

Striking truckers reject Vancouver port's “back-door deal”

Mar 03, 2014 - In an attempt to get striking truckers back on the job, Port Metro Vancouver and the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) have released an ... Full Article

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Unionized truckers join Vancouver port strike

Mar 03, 2014 - The situation at Vancouver's port is set to heat up this week after unionized container truckers voted unanimously to join non-unionized truckers... Full Article

Seaspan pulls out of bidding to build three new ferries

Feb 27, 2014 - Seaspan is taking itself out of the running to construct three intermediate-sized B.C. Ferries vessels, meaning that those ships will almost... Full Article

Unifor truckers to decide whether to join port strike March 1

Feb 26, 2014 - Container truckers represented by Unifor will hold a strike vote March 1, the union announced February 26. Full Article

Truckers shut down Vancouver's port

Feb 26, 2014 - Vancouver truckers who own and operate their own trucks say as of today, they are on strike, and they anticipate that several unions may also join ... Full Article

Port truckers to go on strike Wednesday

Feb 24, 2014 - Metro Vancouver container truckers say they're ready to walk off the job later this week after tensions over long wait times at Vancouver's ports... Full Article

PMV delays coal transfer facility decision

Feb 20, 2014 - Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) has further delayed its decision on a permit application for Fraser Surrey Docks' proposed coal terminal expansion, the ... Full Article

Federal Green Party leader tables petition in Ottawa to stop Delta port expansion

Feb 03, 2014 - Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has tabled a petition in the House of Commons calling on Parliament to stop further port expansion in the ... Full Article

Vancity latest to oppose Fraser Surrey Docks coal expansion

Dec 17, 2013 - Vancity and the Corporation of Delta joined a chorus of voices expressing their opposition to Fraser Surrey Docks' proposed Direct Transfer Coal... Full Article

Serious improvements needed to Canada's tanker safety plan: experts

Dec 04, 2013 - Important improvements are needed to Canada's oil spill response plan, including who should pay to clean up should a spill occur, concluded an... Full Article

Coal terminal decision to be “reasonably soon”: Port CEO

Dec 03, 2013 - With environmental impact assessment recently released, PMV CEO says authority is close to making a decision Full Article

Coal project poses no significant risks: Fraser Surrey Docks

Nov 19, 2013 - An environmental impact assessment (EIA) of Fraser Surrey Docks' proposed coal expansion project released November 18 has found no significant... Full Article

BC Export Awards winners announced

Nov 18, 2013 - Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters British Columbia has announce the winners of the 2013 BC Export Awards, which recognize B.C. companies for... Full Article

Truckers will go on strike if port problems not resolved

Oct 29, 2013 - Lower Mainland truckers say they will go on strike if problems with long wait times at port terminals aren’t resolved.... Full Article

BC Export Awards finalists unveiled, event registration opened

Oct 22, 2013 - The Canadian Manufacturers and Exports BC Division has announced its shortlist of finalists for the BC Export Awards in mid-November.... Full Article

Contracts fire up B.C.'s rusty shipbuilding industry

Oct 14, 2013 - But the province's apprenticeship system under fire as competition for skilled tradespeople threatens to pit LNG mega-project builders against... Full Article

Seaspan nails down large ship contracts

Oct 11, 2013 - North Vancouver shipbuilder Seaspan has been provided a little more certainty from the federal government on which ships it will build first under ... Full Article

Nurses express opposition to coal expansion

Oct 09, 2013 - The BC Nurses' Union (BCNU) is opposed to the proposed coal-export terminal expansion at Fraser Surrey Docks, saying it will lead to health issues ... Full Article

Seaspan awarded $3.3 billion contract to build Coast Guard ships

Oct 07, 2013 - North Vancouver-based Seaspan Shipyards has won a $3.3 billion contract to build vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard, the federal government... Full Article

Fraser Surrey Docks counters environmental assessment concerns

Sep 26, 2013 - A group of health and environment experts is calling on Port Metro Vancouver to scrap an ongoing environmental review for a proposed coal terminal.... Full Article

Industry calls the shots on port's coal plans, say activists

Sep 23, 2013 - Far from being a neutral decision-maker answerable to the public, Vancouver's port authority has an inappropriately cozy relationship with... Full Article

Dredging Lower Fraser River must be a priority for the federal government: experts

Sep 23, 2013 - Economic opportunities will be compromised if the federal government doesn't turn its focus to ensuring the Fraser River is continuously dredged,... Full Article

Port Metro orders environmental assessment for Fraser Surrey coal expansion

Sep 13, 2013 - Fraser Surrey Docks' controversial coal export expansion will require a series of new and more rigorous environmental requirements before Port... Full Article

Port Metro Vancouver reports increased volumes

Aug 27, 2013 - The volume of cargo shipped through Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) was up in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period last year, the port... Full Article

Seaspan announces $1 million donation to marine charitable organizations

Jul 29, 2013 - Seaspan will be donating a total of $1.1 million over the next five years to three B.C. marine and port charitable organizations. ... Full Article

Vancouver's anti-coal motion concerns East Kootenay MP

Jul 10, 2013 - An anti-coal motion passed by Vancouver City Council last night is raising concerns in the East Kootenays. Full Article

New $17 million Vancouver marina set for fall launch

Jul 09, 2013 - boating | Milltown to provide moorage and storage for hundreds of vessels in Richmond slough Full Article

Babcock Canada awarded five-year extension on submarine refit contract

Jul 08, 2013 - Ottawa announced last week that submarine management firm Babcock Canada Inc. was awarded a five-year extension on its contract to refit and... Full Article

Feds announce funding for study of expanded port facility in Port Alberni

Jul 04, 2013 - Ottawa is giving $225,000 to the Port Alberni Port Authority to study the potential of building a short sea port facility in the Alberni Inlet on... Full Article

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