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July 27, 2016
Windsor Salt mine expansion 'great news' for port authority.
Windsor Salt will invest more than $60 million to expand to the next mining level of the Ojibway salt mine, another 121 metres below ground.

July 27, 2016
Port of Oshawa rail spur pulls its weight.
Imagine moving a piece of cargo that weighs almost as much as a blue whale. No problem for the Port of Oshawa's rail spur. It's allowing the port to break into the niche project cargo market by handling cargo of all shapes and sizes, including a mammoth motor compressor arriving earlier this month from a company in the Kawartha Lakes.

June 30, 2016
Port Contribution in Metlakatla Promotes Health and Recreation.
The Port of Prince Rupert today announced a contribution that will make a difference to the quality of life for residents of Metlakatla, BC.

June 30, 2016
Major investment to extend dock 10 at the Port of Trois-Rivières.
Significant investments for improvements to the Port of Trois-Rivières involves extending dock 10 towards the east and filling the space between this extension and the current dock 9 which will increase exterior storage space in this area from 3,000 m2 to 12,000 m2, enabling increased shipping of a large variety of products and non-containerized general cargo. As a result, this will improve the competitiveness of shipping on the St. Lawrence and of the region's manufacturing companies. Read also on the Port of Trois-Rivières website.

June 24, 2016
Annual Public Meeting Highlights Port Diversification and Strengthened Relationships.
The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) this week highlighted strengthened relationships with local stakeholders while presenting the successes of its diversified growth strategy in 2015. Details of the PRPA's activities and financial results were discussed during its Annual Public Meeting, held Thursday afternoon at the Crest Hotel in Prince Rupert.

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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