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Record number of vehicles travelled on B.C. Ferries last year

Record number of vehicles travelled on B.C. Ferries last year

Ferries carried a total of 9.4 million vehicles in the year ending March 31, up from the previous record of 8.9 million vehicles for the year ending in spring 2019
B.C. port cargo loaders approve strike, but talks continue with maritime employers

B.C. port cargo loaders approve strike, but talks continue with maritime employers

VANCOUVER — More than 7,000 terminal cargo loaders at British Columbia's ports have voted overwhelmingly in support of strike action against local maritime employers, although both sides are still negotiating to avoid such an outcome.
Vancouver container port places second-last on global efficiency ranking

Vancouver container port places second-last on global efficiency ranking

The Port of Vancouver placed second-to-last on a global ranking of hundreds of container ports, after some cargo ships waited weeks to unload their cargo last year.
In backrooms and on social media, battle rages over law to expand railway competition

In backrooms and on social media, battle rages over law to expand railway competition

An obscure law has Canada’s two main railways fighting back over concerns about expenses and congestion
Air Canada walks back compensation denials after thousands delayed due to tech issues

Air Canada walks back compensation denials after thousands delayed due to tech issues

MONTREAL — Air Canada said Friday it made a mistake in rejecting some compensation claims from the thousands of travellers affected by flight delays caused by computer malfunctions in recent weeks.
WestJet to wind down budget airline Swoop, fold it into main operation

WestJet to wind down budget airline Swoop, fold it into main operation

Amid fierce competition, WestJet will wind down its Swoop subsidiary by late October as it folds the budget airline's operations under its main banner, the airline said Friday.
Pessimism clouds West Coast dockworker contract negotiations

Pessimism clouds West Coast dockworker contract negotiations

Cargo terminal disruptions at U.S. ports; strike vote today and tomorrow for B.C. ILWU members as concerns over potential supply chain disruptions increase
B.C. government taps veteran mediator to resolve Fraser Valley bus strike

B.C. government taps veteran mediator to resolve Fraser Valley bus strike

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has appointed veteran mediator Vince Ready to help resolve what it says is an "incredibly challenging" bus strike in the Fraser Valley.
B.C. Ferries planning to modernize check-in systems at five major terminals

B.C. Ferries planning to modernize check-in systems at five major terminals

The proposed changes, which still need to be approved by the B.C. Ferry Commissioner, could include allowing reserved vehicle passengers to check in using new express-lane ticket booths
Canadian Pacific guilty of contempt of court around long work shifts

Canadian Pacific guilty of contempt of court around long work shifts

A Federal Court judge has found Canadian Pacific Kansas City Ltd. guilty of contempt of court for employees working excessively long hours.
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