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Boeing, FedEx to test fuel-saving technology

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 20:39

Fifth generation of ecoDemonstrator features two industry leaders working together and flight testing aboard a 777 Freighter Seattle, WA — As part of the continuing effort to accelerate aerospace innovation, Boeing and FedEx Express, will work together to fly the next ecoDemonstrator.…

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Feds offer support to beleaguered Churchill residents

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 20:28

Ottawa, ON —The community of Churchill, Manitoba, will be temporarily added to the Nutrition North Canada program following indefinite suspension of rail service following severe flooding, which is having a major impact on the residents. To support their immediate needs…

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BC Supreme Court rules in favour of container truckers

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 13:52

Vancouver, BC — The Supreme Court of British Columbia has upheld the wage floor in the Container Trucking Act, after ten trucking companies sued the provincial government in an effort to avoid back pay and keep industry wages down. “Container…

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Imports and exports hit record highs in latest sign of strengthening economy

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

OTTAWA — Canada’s imports and exports both reached record highs in May, Statistics Canada said Thursday, the latest sign of strength in the economy ahead of expectations that the central bank may be days away from raising its interest rate…

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Chinese investors ‘lack patience’ for Canadian infrastructure regulations: envoy

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 12:41

Ottawa, ON — The Trudeau government’s efforts to draw in foreign cash to help fund big infrastructure projects in Canada will likely find little interest from China’s deep-pocketed investors, the country’s envoy to Ottawa says. Ambassador Lu Shaye told The…

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Liberals tell provinces infrastructure cash tied to helping economy, environment

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 12:00

Ottawa, ON — The Trudeau government is telling provinces and territories that billions in new infrastructure money won’t flow from federal coffers unless lower levels of government can show that the spending will boost the rate of economic growth. Nor…

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Purchaser - 12 Month Limited Term - Seaspan ULC - Victoria, BC

Shipbuilding Jobs from Indeed - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 03:51
Knowledge of shipbuilding industry. This is a 12-month Limited Term job opportunity, with extended health benefits and 3 weeks' vacation provided....
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Amazon, Alibaba tracking to dominate e-commerce market

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 18:50

Hong Kong, China — Amazon is on track to command 50 percent of the global e-commerce market by 2021, says Hong Kong-based freight marketplace company Freightos. However, wielding that sort of clout in the grocery space, will prove more challenging.…

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EU ports at risk too, UK Chamber of Shipping tells Brexit negotiators

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 14:15

Hard border controls will lead to increased bureaucracy and will threaten prosperity London, UK — The EU is ignoring the risk of Brexit to European ports, the UK Chamber of Shipping has said. In a newly-released video, the Chamber warns…

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Four years after Lac Megantic, Montreal researchers seek model to reduce risk

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 12:39

Montreal, QC — The dangers of transporting hazardous goods by train were highlighted in tragic fashion four years ago, when an oil-laden runaway train derailed and crashed in the centre of Lac-Megantic, Que., killing 47 people. But as the town rebuilds…

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Shortline railways to roll with Saskatchewan government hopper car fleet

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 12:28

Regina, SK — The Saskatchewan government says it has secured commitments from three shortline railways in the province to buy its fleet of nearly 900 hopper cars for $9.7 million. A statement issued by the government says Big Sky Rail…

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Port Saint John adds new container line to roster

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:56

Saint John, NB – Port Saint John is pleased to announce the addition of the third largest container line in the world, CMA-CGM. CMA CGM will offer a new container service at Port Saint John, providing weekly connection to global…

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Global air freight demand increases 13% in May

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 18:18

Geneva, Switzerland — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew 12.7% in May 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. This was up from the…

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Trump visit spotlights Three Seas plan for more energy ties

Canadian Shipper News - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 16:46

Warsaw, Poland — During a visit to Warsaw on Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with regional leaders at a summit of the Three Seas Initiative — an effort to improve trade, infrastructure and energy links among the 12…

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HEALTH INFORMATION CLERK/SWITCHBOARD (CASUAL) - Northern Health - Masset, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 23:13
Rich in marine history, Masset is one of Canada’s top destinations for Pacific sport salmon and halibut fishing....
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