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AGT acquires interest in Montreal terminal

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 13:00

Regina, SK — AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. has announced that through a wholly-owned subsidiary, AGT Terminal East Inc.(AGTTE), AGT has acquired a minority interest in CanEst Transit Inc., a terminal in the Port of Montreal, which, among other things, stores…

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Steel tariffs, softwood high on agenda as Trudeau heads to American governors gathering

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 12:30

Ottawa, ON — U.S. President Donald Trump is promising to tax steel imports again less than a week after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he believed Canada will escape expected steel tariffs imposed by the U.S. Speaking to reporters as he flew to…

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CP donates $50,000 to Canadian Red Cross in support of fire relief in B.C.

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 01:40

Calgary, AB — Canadian Pacific announced it will make a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross – and match all employee donations – to support fire relief efforts in British Columbia. “CP is proud to support the Red Cross…

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Chef - Nootka Marine Adventures - Nootka Sound, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 23:13
Newton Cove Resort located in the beautiful waters of the Espinosa Inlet. This floating resort is the best a fishing lodge can offer. The successful
From Indeed - Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:13:51 GMT - View all Nootka Sound, BC jobs

Engine Room Assistant - BC Ferries - Comox, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 22:13
Qualifications include Marine Emergency Courses Survival Craft and STCW Basic Safety, Fourth Class Motor Certificate or Engine Room Rating Certificate...
From BC Ferries - Thu, 13 Jul 2017 22:13:14 GMT - View all Comox, BC jobs

Marine Electrician - Coastal Craft Welded Aluminum Boats Ltd. - Gibsons, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 18:57
Marine Electrician Job Description*. A combination of related trades experience and marine systems that demonstrates competency as a Marine Electrician....
From Indeed - Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:57:37 GMT - View all Gibsons, BC jobs

Complexity of railway crossing contributed to fatal BC train accident

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 18:04

Richmond, BC — Citing the complex design of the Crush Crescent–Glover Road railway crossing and driver distraction as contributing factors, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (R15V0191) into the 2015 fatal crossing accident in Langley,…

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SOCIAL WORKER (PERMANENT FULL TIME) - Northern Health - Masset, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 17:26
Rich in marine history, Masset is one of Canada’s top destinations for Pacific sport salmon and halibut fishing....
From Northern Health - Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:26:27 GMT - View all Masset, BC jobs

Average ‘last mile’ is really 6 to 9 miles: CBRE

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 16:40

Distance from distribution centers to population focal points stands to get shorter Los Angeles, CA — Last-mile distribution facilities for e-commerce are popping up in close proximity to the population centers of major U.S. cities, creating a foundation for rapid-delivery…

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Help us help you: Canadian Shipper Reader Survey

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 14:22

At Canadian Shipper we consider ourselves—and hope you the reader do as well—a trusted source and central to becoming a trusted source is understanding the needs of your audience. To that end, we are conducting a Reader Survey to better…

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Unifor and UAW seek major improvements to auto provisions of NAFTA

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 13:30

Toronto, ON — The auto industry is essential to Canada and the United States, and any renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement must help workers in all three countries, a joint statement by Unifor and the United Autoworkers…

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Alpenglow Rail acquires Sarnia’s VIP Rail

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 13:12

Denver, CO — Alpenglow Rail LLC announced the completion of its acquisition of VIP Rail LLC. The transaction is the first for Alpenglow Rail, which is backed by private equity firm Stonecourt Capital. VIP Rail is a short line rail…

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Marine Technician - Desolation Sound Yacht Charters - Comox, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 23:11
Great opportunity for person with interest in marine technician apprenticeship, good wages and great team. Person with previous experience on boats to work with...
From Indeed - Wed, 12 Jul 2017 23:11:17 GMT - View all Comox, BC jobs

Inspector-Loss Control (BC area) - The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company of Canada - Burnaby, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:09
Background in Marine, Mechanical or Stationary Engineering is recommended, but not compulsory. HSB BI&I is a leader in providing specialized equipment breakdown...
From Indeed - Wed, 12 Jul 2017 16:09:45 GMT - View all Burnaby, BC jobs

Bank of Canada hikes interest rate to 0.75%, first increase in seven years

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 14:45

Ottawa, ON — The Bank of Canada has hiked its benchmark interest rate to 0.75 per cent from 0.5 per cent, its first increase in nearly seven years, amid expectations of stronger economic growth this year. Such a move is…

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CN supports fire relief efforts in BC

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 14:26

Montreal, QC — CN announced it will make a donation of C$25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross in support of relief efforts to aid victims of the fires in British Columbia. “The devastating impact of the wildfires in British Columbia…

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Containers lost at sea dropping: WSC

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 14:08

Washington, DC — The international liner shipping industry has managed to cut the average number of containers lost at sea, a survey by World Shipping Council (WSC) showed. Namely, according to the 2017 survey, which gathered input for 2014, 2015…

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Air freight boosts June Logistics Confidence Index

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 13:46

Bath, UK — Air freight expectations have taken the Ti Logistics Confidence Index higher in June, but growth has been tempered by results in sea freight. According to World ACD’s latest note, growing cross-border e-commerce demand is one reason why air freight growth is…

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Jardine Transport acquires R.E.M. Transport

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 12:10

Dartmouth, NS, — Jardine Transport Ltd. announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of R.E.M Transport Ltd., an international long-haul trucking company based in Saint Stephen, New Brunswick. R.E.M. was established in 1973 and currently operates a…

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Production Trade Supervisor - Piping - Seaspan ULC - North Vancouver, BC

Shipbuilding Jobs from Indeed - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 09:59
A minimum of 10 years’ experience managing trade workers in a shipbuilding or large manufacturing environment....
From Seaspan ULC - Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:59:59 GMT - View all North Vancouver, BC jobs

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