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Transit coalition aims to fix “broken” model

Transit coalition aims to fix “broken” model

A coalition of students, business leaders and residents is calling for a major overhaul of the Lower Mainland's public transit system. According to CBC reports yesterday , the Get on Board BC campaign launched Tuesday with a media event at UBC.
Canadian airlines still in the red: conference board

Canadian airlines still in the red: conference board

Canada's airlines can expect a second consecutive year of losses in 2012, according to a report released this morning by the Conference Board of Canada.
Secrecy shrouds Harbour Air relocation to new flight terminal

Secrecy shrouds Harbour Air relocation to new flight terminal

Harbour Air has agreed to move to the new floatplane terminal at the Vancouver Convention Centre, in an undisclosed deal that NDP tourism critic Spencer Herbert believes will likely cost taxpayers money in rent subsidies.
Government investment keeps Evergreen Line construction on track

Government investment keeps Evergreen Line construction on track

The provincial government has released another tender for work that will lay the groundwork for major construction of the Evergreen Line.
Wood pellet producer gets green light for new marine terminal

Wood pellet producer gets green light for new marine terminal

Pinnacle Renewable Energy has been granted approval by the Prince Rupert Port Authority to build a $42 million marine terminal to ship wood pellets overseas.
Japan's post-tsunami industrial recovery driving local port jobs

Japan's post-tsunami industrial recovery driving local port jobs

Metro Vancouver port's auto cargo volumes up nearly 50% this year
Fare evaders face stiffer penalties starting today

Fare evaders face stiffer penalties starting today

SkyTrain fare evaders who get caught will face stiffer penalties from today. The fine for getting caught in a fare-paid zone without paying the fare will stay at $173.
BC Ferries cuts sailings, turns profitable

BC Ferries cuts sailings, turns profitable

BC Ferries plans to cut 98 round-trip sailings between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island between October and March to boost capacity on remaining runs.
New port proposed for embattled Skeena mill site

New port proposed for embattled Skeena mill site

Native, coal company consortium aims to turn storied cellulose mill into shipping terminal
Japanese recovery boosts Port Metro mid-year growth

Japanese recovery boosts Port Metro mid-year growth

Port Metro Vancouver (PMV)’s auto-related cargo volumes leapt 47% in the first six months of this year, driven by a recovery in post-tsunami Japan.