Québec

Ottawa gives final thumbs down to Laurentia container project

  By Leo Ryan, Editor Canada’s federal government has delivered a clear rejection of the Port of Québec‘s ambition to launch a second container gateway on the St. Lawrence River complementing Montreal, affirming that the Laurentia project does not meet the standards of economic development that fully respect the environment. This decision Tuesday by the …

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Québec’s Laurentia container project given thumbs down by Canada’s federal environment minister

  By Leo Ryan, Editor The Port of Quebec’s ambition to emerge as a second container gateway on the St. Lawrence River with Montreal appears seriously jeopardized after Jonathan Wilkinson, the federal Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, announced his refusal to endorse the Laurentia project. This followed the release yesterday of the final …

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Port of Québec addresses environmental issues raised by federal agency on Laurentia project

  The Port of Québec has submitted its follow-up brief to the interim report issued by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada. The Port’s position is that the brief, which is based on the most current and complete scientific data available, demonstrates that the Laurentia project is safe for human health and environmentally responsible and will …

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Port of Québec rebuffs negative federal environmental agency report on Laurentia project

  By Leo Ryan, Editor The Port of Québec has challenged certain major issues raised last week in a federal agency report which concluded that the planned Laurentia container terminal project in its present form  “is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.” In its draft report, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada affirmed that …

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170 Québec cities and towns back Laurentia project

Québec City- Standing alongside the representatives of the Port of Québec, three elected municipal officials were present at a virtual conference to highlight the support offered by 170 municipalities and MRCs for the realization of the Laurentia project at the Port of Québec. For the  municipalities concerned, the Port of Québec’s deep-water container terminal is a …

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Laurentia project cornerstone of a new centre for global maritime and logistics innovation in Québec City

06/22/2020 Québec City – The Laurentia Project will become the cornerstone of a new and dynamic global ecosystem for innovation in logistics and maritime transportation technologies with the announcement today by the Québec Port Authority of the signing of memorandums of understanding with seven major partners from the maritime, transportation and research world. The international …

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More than 100 companies support the development of Laurentia project at Port of Québec

QUÉBEC, QC- More than one hundred companies have given their support to the development of Laurentia, the Port of Québec’s $775 million deep-water container terminal project, which will create a new economical supply chain for Quebec and Eastern Canadian importers and exporters, enabling them to gain efficient access to international markets in Asia and Europe, stated a press release. The …

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Krusel extols Laurentia project at Cargo Logistics event in Vancouver

By Colin Laughlan Vancouver -Don Krusel, the former President and CEO of the Prince Rupert Port Authority, views the proposed Laurentia container terminal project at the Port of Québec through the same innovation lens that transformed the Port of Prince Rupert into a major North American gateway on Canada’s west coast. “I can’t think of …

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