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CN and Unifor reach tentative agreements

  CN has announced that new tentative collective agreements have been reached between the Unifor union and CN. The collective agreements cover approximately 3,000 CN employees working in various departments such as Mechanical, Intermodal, Facility Management, and in clerical positions in Canada. “We are very pleased to have reached these tentative agreements,” said Tracy Robinson,

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Québec invests nearly $9 million in the development of the intelligent St. Lawrence corridor

  The Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Geneviève Guilbault, has announced $8.7 million for the development of four intelligent marine transportation system projects. This financial assistance stems from the implementation of the Intelligent Economic Corridor of Avantage Saint-Laurent, Quebec’s maritime vision. The Quebec government is granting $4.8 million to Montreal Gateway

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SODES partnership with CGI on a digital transformation initiative for the St. Lawrence and Saguenay rivers

  Montreal – CGI has  announced a two-year partnership with the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council (Sodes) to help the organization and all of its maritime stakeholders plot a course toward sustainable prosperity. Under the new agreement, Sodes will leverage CGI’s deep industry knowledge of transportation and logistics, business consulting, and technology to adopt a concerted approach for the development

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CP and KCS to formally merge on April 14

  Canadian Pacific has announced that on April 14, 2023 it will exercise the authority granted by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board’s March 15 final decision and combine with Kansas City Southern to create Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC), the first and only single-line railway connecting the U.S., Mexico and Canada. CP also announced the executive

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Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker begins operations in Thunder Bay area

  The Canadian Coast Guard has advised residents of the Port of Thunder Bay area, in Ontario that the CCGS Samuel Risley will carry out icebreaking operations in the area on Tuesday, March 22.The purpose of this operation is to start the initial harbour breakout. Breaking up the ice will allow for the safe and efficient movement of commercial vessels. The St.

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MSC and the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation sign five-year partnership agreement

  Singapore – This agreement sees MSC, the world’s largest shipping line combine forces and industry expertise with GCMD. Strategically located in Singapore, the world’s largest bunkering hub and second largest container port, GCMD aims to help the industry eliminate GHG emissions by shaping standards for future fuels, financing first-of-a-kind projects, and piloting low-carbon solutions

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