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The Association of Canadian Port Authorities publishes the rePORTage Magazine (formerly the Canadian Ports Magazine), an annual magazine covering issues of importance to the port community.
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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
June 23, 2016
Port's Largest Community Investment Yet Will Enhance Digital Connectivity and Youth Recreation in Lax Kw'alaams.
The Port of Prince Rupert this week announced its largest Community Investment Fund contribution to-date in the community of Lax Kw’alaams, British Columbia.
June 22, 2016
The Port of Trois-Rivières paints a positive picture for 2015 and honours longshoremen with a new beer.
During its annual general meeting, the Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) released the results for 2015, which amounts to $1.5M. "We welcomed 203 ships for a total of 3 million metric tons of cargo. International cruise ship traffic increased sharply, with a total of 16 stopovers and 7,000 passengers," stated Cléo Marchand, chairman of the board of directors of the TRPA.
June 21, 2016
Port of Oshawa Meets Growing Demands of Businesses.
The Oshawa Port Authority hosted its Annual General Meeting today, releasing its 2015 audited financial statements that show the port's expanded facilities continue to generate new investment and support local and regional businesses.
June 18, 2016
The Port of Montreal is a proud partner of Vague estivale 2016.
The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is pleased to contribute to the program of summer activities offered by the borough of Rivière-des-Prairies¬-Pointe-aux-Trembles, the Vague estivale. For the past several years, the MPA has sponsored historic cruises that offer residents a chance to discover the natural, historic and maritime heritage of the far eastern part of the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal.
June 6, 2016
Halifax Port Authority achieves top marks for commitment to environmental sustainability.
The Halifax Port Authority has achieved top marks as measured by Green Marine environmental sustainability criteria. This places the Halifax Port Authority among the top-rated Canadian ports as measured by Green Marine.
June 3, 2016
Port Investment Helps Power Growth at Community's Volunteer-Run Sunken Gardens.
One of Prince Rupert's most picturesque places is the site of a major improvement project.
June 3, 2016
Port cargo volumes normal for end of May.
The Port of Thunder Bay handled close to 900,000 metric tonnes of cargo during the month of May, bringing year-to-date volumes to a normal level for this time of year.
May 13, 2016
Annual meeting of the Montreal Port Authority: Another year of growth in 2015 and major projects in the works
In 2015, cargo traffic handled at the Port of Montreal rose 5.2% over the previous year to reach 32 million tonnes. This is a record high for the Port of Montreal.
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