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Gantry cranes sit idle above cruise ships and stacks of cargo containers at port during a strike by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers in the province in Vancouver on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. Work has resumed at British Columbia ports after both sides of the strike agreed to a tentative deal Thursday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. cargo flow should be normal in days after port strike: researcher

A logistics researcher says it should take only days for cargo flow…

Gantry cranes sit idle above cruise ships and stacks of cargo containers at port during a strike by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers in the province in Vancouver on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. Work has resumed at British Columbia ports after both sides of the strike agreed to a tentative deal Thursday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault speaks at a press conference, in Ottawa, Monday, June 5, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada set to end domestic subsidies for unabated fossil-fuel production

New fossil-fuel projects funded only if government can square them with climate commitments

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault speaks at a press conference, in Ottawa, Monday, June 5, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Premier David Eby welcomes a tentative deal between longshore workers in British Columbia and their employers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Premier Eby welcomes tentative deal ending B.C. port strike

Dispute lasted almost two weeks and the deal must still be ratified

Premier David Eby welcomes a tentative deal between longshore workers in British Columbia and their employers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Signs displaying “closed” are seen at the Centerm Container Terminal during a strike by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers, at the port, in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, July 11, 2023. Railways are facing a sharp drop-off in container shipments as the strike by B.C. port workers halts more than half of steel-box cargo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Railway shipments plummet amid B.C. port strike, hurting small businesses

Freight volume metric fell 60 per cent in the first week of the job action

Signs displaying “closed” are seen at the Centerm Container Terminal during a strike by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers, at the port, in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, July 11, 2023. Railways are facing a sharp drop-off in container shipments as the strike by B.C. port workers halts more than half of steel-box cargo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Stacks of cargo containers are seen at port during a strike by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers in the province, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Work resuming as tentative 4-year deal reached in B.C. port strike

Employers say today’s 4:30 p.m. shift proceeding, 4-year deal subject to ratification by both parties

Stacks of cargo containers are seen at port during a strike by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers in the province, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Stacks of cargo containers are seen at port during a strike by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers in the province, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Union and employers consider mediator’s deal that would end B.C. port strike

Word is expected today after each side given 24 hours to respond

Stacks of cargo containers are seen at port during a strike by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers in the province, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A cargo ship sits at anchor on the harbour during a strike by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada port workers in the province, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Union, employers receive mediator’s terms to end B.C. port strike

Source says deal on the table aimed at ending 12-day strike throttling western supply chain

A cargo ship sits at anchor on the harbour during a strike by International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada port workers in the province, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Bank of Canada is set to announce its interest rate decision this morning along with new economic projections. The Bank of Canada wording on a Canadian $50 bill is pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Bank of Canada hikes rate to 5%, expects slower return to inflation target

The central bank’s key rate raised by a quarter of a percentage point

The Bank of Canada is set to announce its interest rate decision this morning along with new economic projections. The Bank of Canada wording on a Canadian $50 bill is pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Delegates are silhouetted before the start of the LNG 2023 conference, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, July 10, 2023. Officials from the LNG industry gathering in Vancouver for an industry conference say the consensus among economists is that the gas shortage in Europe is a situation unlikely to last beyond 10 years, with the rise of renewables cutting into demand from 2030 onward. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Uncertain demand clouds future of Canada’s planned LNG exports, experts say

Economists say European gas shortage unlikely to last, renewables will cut into demand

Delegates are silhouetted before the start of the LNG 2023 conference, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, July 10, 2023. Officials from the LNG industry gathering in Vancouver for an industry conference say the consensus among economists is that the gas shortage in Europe is a situation unlikely to last beyond 10 years, with the rise of renewables cutting into demand from 2030 onward. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE), Sheri Meyerhoffer, poses for a portrait in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. Ottawa’s corporate-ethics watchdog has announced investigations into a gold-mining corporation and the Canadian branch of Nike for possible forced labour by China’s Uyghur minority in their supply chains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada’s corporate ethics czar launches forced-labour probes into 2 firms

Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise investigating Nike, Dynasty Gold in China

Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE), Sheri Meyerhoffer, poses for a portrait in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. Ottawa’s corporate-ethics watchdog has announced investigations into a gold-mining corporation and the Canadian branch of Nike for possible forced labour by China’s Uyghur minority in their supply chains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Signs displaying “closed” are seen at the Centerm Container Terminal as striking International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers picket at the port, in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, July 11, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. port strike could end pending approval of terms set by federal mediator

Labour minister says gap ‘not sufficient to justify a continued work stoppage’

Signs displaying “closed” are seen at the Centerm Container Terminal as striking International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers picket at the port, in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, July 11, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella arrives at the Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in San Francisco, on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. Microsoft is defending the company’s proposed $69 billion takeover of video game maker Activision Blizzard as federal regulators seek to block the deal. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella arrives at the Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in San Francisco, on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. Microsoft is defending the company’s proposed $69 billion takeover of video game maker Activision Blizzard as federal regulators seek to block the deal. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Striking port workers from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada gather at Jack Poole Plaza while attending a rally in Vancouver, on Sunday, July 9, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ethan Cairns

As port strike prompts disruption, study points finger at shipping firms

Analyst: ‘Labour is not the source of rising costs in marine shipping, and the resulting inflation’

Striking port workers from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada gather at Jack Poole Plaza while attending a rally in Vancouver, on Sunday, July 9, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ethan Cairns
MSABC president and CEO Alec Morrison said the association is “very proud” of the campaign they’ve put out thus far, and hopes that the message and goals of making mining more climate-friendly will resonate with a wide audience. (Spotlight file photo)

B.C. mining suppliers working to make industry greener from pit to port

Heavy industries in Canada emitted over 500 megatons of greenhouse gas per year in the last 30 years

MSABC president and CEO Alec Morrison said the association is “very proud” of the campaign they’ve put out thus far, and hopes that the message and goals of making mining more climate-friendly will resonate with a wide audience. (Spotlight file photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 20, 2023. Ottawa’s corporate-ethics watchdog is set to announce investigations into whether Canadian companies are importing products made through human-rights abuses in China, a move advocates have sought for years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Ethics czar starting human-rights probes around Canadian imports from China

Federal watchdog finally appears poised to probe specific corporate dealings overseas

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 20, 2023. Ottawa’s corporate-ethics watchdog is set to announce investigations into whether Canadian companies are importing products made through human-rights abuses in China, a move advocates have sought for years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Delegates are silhouetted before the start of the LNG2023 conference, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, July 10, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Ukraine war proves value of LNG Canada, CEO tells global gas conference

LNG Canada export facility boss touts its reliability in volatile market during Vancouver session

Delegates are silhouetted before the start of the LNG2023 conference, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, July 10, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Willie Adams, International President of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, speaks at a strike rally in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, July 9, 2023. Striking British Columbia dock workers and their employer held a round of bargaining over the weekend, the first since negotiations collapsed one week ago, but neither side is saying when, or if, more talks are planned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ethan Cairns

B.C. port strike spills over, U.S. workers refuse to touch Canada cargo

Employers say American workers refusing to handle cargo diverted from Vancouver

Willie Adams, International President of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, speaks at a strike rally in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, July 9, 2023. Striking British Columbia dock workers and their employer held a round of bargaining over the weekend, the first since negotiations collapsed one week ago, but neither side is saying when, or if, more talks are planned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ethan Cairns
Postmedia signage is pictured at the head office in Toronto, on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. Postmedia Network Canada Corp. and Nordstar Capital LP, the company that owns the Toronto Star, say they have terminated discussions about a potential merger, saying they were unable to come to an agreement. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Lahodynskyj

Postmedia, Toronto Star owner Nordstar end their merger discussions

Postmedia laid off 11 per cent of its editorial staff earlier this year

Postmedia signage is pictured at the head office in Toronto, on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. Postmedia Network Canada Corp. and Nordstar Capital LP, the company that owns the Toronto Star, say they have terminated discussions about a potential merger, saying they were unable to come to an agreement. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Lahodynskyj
Striking port workers from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada attend a rally, in Vancouver, on Thursday, July 6, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Impasse at strikebound B.C. ports not broken by renewed negotiations

More than 30 ports along the B.C. coast remain behind picket lines

Striking port workers from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada attend a rally, in Vancouver, on Thursday, July 6, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Striking International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers picket at the entrance to Deltaport, in Delta, B.C., on Friday, July 7, 2023. A rally in Vancouver is scheduled for today as the strike at British Columbia’s ports stretches into its second week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Hundreds rally in Vancouver to support striking B.C. port workers

International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers have been on strike since Canada Day.

Striking International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada workers picket at the entrance to Deltaport, in Delta, B.C., on Friday, July 7, 2023. A rally in Vancouver is scheduled for today as the strike at British Columbia’s ports stretches into its second week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck