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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

May 5, 2017
Annual meeting of the Montréal Port Authority (MPA) - The MPA continues to grow and to carry out major projects
As part of the annual meeting of the Montréal Port Authority (MPA), Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the MPA, presented its 2016 year-end results. Under the theme "Broadening our Horizons," the 2016 annual report shows how the MPA was able to stand out on several fronts, from its results and the successful completion of major projects to greater visibility on the international scene and many substantial actions in the field of sustainable development.

May 5, 2017
The MPA continues to grow and to carry out major projects
As part of the annual meeting of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the MPA, presented its 2016 year-end results. Under the theme "Broadening our Horizons," the 2016 annual report shows how the MPA was able to stand out on several fronts, from its results and the successful completion of major projects to greater visibility on the international scene and many substantial actions in the field of sustainable development.
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May 3, 2017
PortsToronto Cargo Variety Highlights Port Capabilities
Thunder Bay port facilities were kept busy in April with a variety of waterborne cargo. While grain shipments continued at a strong pace, the diversity of cargoes handled during the month highlighted the port's versatility.

May 1, 2017
Belledune Port Authority joins Green Marine.
The Port of Belledune, a world class deep water facility with exceptional year round cargo handling capacity on the East Coast, is the newest participant in Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry in North America.
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April 27, 2017
PortsToronto Marks Ninth Consecutive Year of Profitability in 2016
PortsToronto today released its 2016 Audited Financial Statements, marking the organization's ninth consecutive year of profitability and demonstrating PortsToronto's continued role as an investor in the infrastructure, community and economic performance of Toronto.

April 26, 2017
CP, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, the Montréal Port Authority and terminal operators celebrate partnership, commitment to international supply chain expertise
On the occasion of the budgetary considerations presented today by Minister for Maritime Affairs Jean d'Amour at the Quebec National Assembly, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) noted with satisfaction the progress achieved since the implementation of the Quebec Maritime Study just two years ago.

April 26, 2017
THE MONTREAL PORT AUTHORITY APPLAUDS TWO YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENTS THROUGH THE QUEBEC MARITIME STRATEGY
Canadian Pacific (CP), and senior officials from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, the Montréal Port Authority, Global Container Terminals Canada, Montréal Gateway Terminals Partnership, DP World Canada, Logistec Corp. and Fraser Surrey Docks yesterday met at CP's head office in Calgary to discuss their commitment to working together in promoting Canada's largest and two most important gateways to the international supply chain.

April 25, 2017
Cruise ship industry contributes $3.2 billion to the Canadian economy in 2016. Economic impact expected to continue growing as passenger visits rise again in 2017
Cruise ships, together with their passengers and crew, make a significant annual contribution to the Canadian economy - and cruise industry spending is increasing at a healthy rate in all three of Canada's major coastal cruise regions - BC, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. Those are among the findings of a new study detailing the economic impact of the cruise industry in Canada - including everything from spending by cruise lines home-porting and making port calls; to on-shore spending by passengers and crew members; to commissions paid to travel agents across the country.

April 24, 2017
Cruise Industry Surpasses $100 Million Mark for the First Time in Atlantic Canada
The Atlantic Canada Cruise Association (ACCA) is very pleased to report that direct spending by the cruise industry in Atlantic Canada in 2016 totalled $102 million. These details come from a recent study titled, "The Economic Contribution of the International Cruise Industry in Canada 2016." The report details the economic impact of the cruise industry as a whole in Canada for 2016 and shows that Atlantic Canada is a premier cruise destination with unique port destinations that offer the thrill of discovery, the tranquility of nature and welcoming people.

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