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September 18-21 2017
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PORTS: An Integral Part 
of Canada's Economy

Canada’s seaports are key to moving goods and people via complex logistical supply chains extending to seaports in more than 160 countries throughout the world. Every year Canada’s Port Authorities contribute much to Canada’s economy:

  • 311.5 million tonnes of cargo handled
  • 2.1% annual compound growth rate since 2010
  • 495.9 million in aggregate revenue in 2013 fiscal year
  • 182.4 million in operating income in 2013
  • Over $400 billion worth of goods
  • 250,000 direct and indirect jobs
  • $10.2 billion in salaries
  • $25 billion added to Canada’s GDP
  • $2.2 billion paid in federal and provincial income taxes
  • $2 billion paid in consumption tax
  • Port authorities represent 60% of Canadian maritime exports (2011)
  • Most ports have seen an increase in total tonnage from 2011 to 2012

» Canada's Strategic Gateways Poised for Growth

What's New

February 23, 2017
The Port of Trois-Rivières receives the Prix hommage Coup de coeur - Fierté régionale from the Chambre de commerce et d'industries de Trois-Rivières at the 2017 Gala Radisson
On Friday, February 17, the Chambre de commerce et d'industries de Trois-Rivières and the event's Platinum partner, Desjardins Entreprises, announced in front of 520 people gathered at the Delta Trois-Rivières the winners of the 32nd Gala Radisson.

February 16, 2017
St. John's Port Authority first sponsor for new, marine industry award
The Turning the Tide Awards will include three, separate awards; supported through a sponsorship program, but with the port authority in St. John's coming on as the first sponsor.

February 6, 2017
Port Investment Helps City Performing Arts Facility Shine Brighter
The Lester Centre of the Arts celebrated its 30th anniversary on Saturday at a gala event featuring new theatrical lighting and stage draperies purchased through a contribution from the Port of Prince Rupert's Community Investment Fund.

January 23, 2017
Port of Halifax had busiest year in a decade.
The Port of Halifax is coming off its biggest year for cargo since the Great Recession of 2007-08, when the American economy tanked in the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis.

January 20, 2017
Port of Hamilton releases results of 2016 shipping season.
The Hamilton Port Authority has released its cargo results for the 2016 shipping season. In 2016, 562 vessels visited the Port of Hamilton, carrying 9,277,282 MT of cargo, edging out the 2015 season total by 0.4%. Hamilton continues to hold its position as the largest Canadian Great Lakes port (as measured by cargo volume). This modest increase in Hamilton's cargo is in contrast to the overall Seaway cargo totals, which fell by 3% in 2016.

January 17, 2017
The volume of cargo handled at the Port of Sept-Îles increased 1% in 2016 to 23 million tonnes compared with 22.7 million tonnes in 2015. Mining company IOC Rio Tinto increased its shipments with 18.6 million tonnes in 2016 versus 17.8 million tonnes the previous year. And Tata Steel Minerals Canada shipped 1.6 million tonnes in 2016 compared with 2.3 million in 2015..


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