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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.

April 25, 2016
Alexandra Pier and Iberville Passenger Terminal: Restored and ready for the 2017 cruise season.
Minister of Tourism, Minister responsible for the Mauricie region Julie Boulet, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, Minister of Public Security, Minister responsible for the Montréal region Martin Coiteux, Minister for Maritime Affairs, Minister responsible for the Bas-Saint-Laurent region Jean D'Amour, and Mayor of Montreal Denis Coderre announced $35 million in financial support to the Montreal Port (MPA), in the presence of MPA President and CEO Sylvie Vachon. This partnership will make it possible to restore Alexandra Pier and Iberville Passenger Terminal and provide modern port facilities for the 2017 cruise season.

April 19, 2016
Halifax Port Authority revenue grows almost five per cent in 2015
Revenues at the Halifax Port Authority increased almost five per cent to $35.4 million in 2015, reflecting a solid year for the authority's three lines of business - cargo, cruise and real estate.

April 18, 2016
Port Investment in Kitkatla Kitchen and Greenhouse Benefits Skill Development and Community Nutrition
The Port of Prince Rupert announced today that a $244,000 investment from its Community Investment Fund will help preserve traditional food production, increase nutritional education and develop new skills within the Gitxaala Nation.

April 13, 2016
Port of Oshawa Kicks Off New Shipping Season
The Port of Oshawa has officially welcomed the first international vessel at a special Top Hat ceremony, signaling the start of a new shipping season. M/V Wigeon arrived from Portugal with more than 20-thousand metric tonnes of steel rebar.

April 13, 2016
Cooperative agreement renewed between the Ports of Antwerp and Montreal Canada NewsWire.
Yesterday during a joint trade mission in Montreal, the port authorities of Montreal and Antwerp, Belgium renewed their cooperative agreement.

April 12, 2016
PortsToronto Celebrates the Arrival of the First Ship of the Season with the 155th Annual Beaver Hat Ceremony.
PortsToronto Harbour Master Angus Armstrong "crowns" Federal Rideau Captain Sharma Vinod Kumar with a 200-year-old silk and beaver top hat at the 155th annual Beaver Hat Ceremony at Redpath Refinery. The annual ceremony dates back to the mid-1800s and celebrates the arrival of the Port of Toronto's first ocean-going vessel of the season.

WENDY ZATYLNY's contribution to The Globe and Mail
Canada's ports must prepare for 21st-century trade deals



Wendy Zatylny

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