canada

Government, Business, Safety

Canadian Provinces Team With North Dakota to Vaccinate Cross-Border Truckers

Premier Brian Pallister and Gov. Doug Burgum, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallster and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burnum (on screen). (Manitoba Government via YouTube)

Leaders from North Dakota and two Canadian provinces have reached agreements to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to Canada-based truckers who cross the border to deliver goods.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 4, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Canada May Run Out of Warehouse Space This Year

A Rogers Sugar Inc. facility in Vancouver, B.C. A Rogers Sugar Inc. facility in Vancouver, B.C. Landlords in Canada may have to consider converting retail and office buildings into logistics hubs. (James MacDonald/Bloomberg News)

Canada is in danger of running out of warehouse space by the end of the year, thanks to the boom in e-commerce sparked by the pandemic.

Ari Altstedter | Bloomberg News
April 6, 2021
Government, Business

Canada Sees Record First Quarter for M&A

A Canadian Pacific Railway locomotive pulls a train in Calgary, Alberta. (Alex Ramadan/Bloomberg News) A Canadian Pacific Railway locomotive pulls a train in Calgary, Alberta. (Alex Ramadan/Bloomberg News)

Mergers and acquisitions are off to their fastest start to a year ever in Canada, driven by a combination of cheap financing for buyers, high valuations for sellers and an improving economic outlook that’s encouraging companies to make major moves.

Kevin Orland | Bloomberg News
March 31, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Canada’s Carbon Tax Upheld by Top Court, Cementing Green Agenda

Justin Trudeau announces a carbon-tax increase at an Ottawa news conference in November 2020. Justin Trudeau announces a carbon-tax increase at an Ottawa news conference in November 2020. (David Kawai/Bloomberg News)

Canada’s efforts to combat climate change scored a major victory after the country’s top court ruled that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national carbon tax is constitutional

March 25, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Export Boom Drives Canada’s Largest Trade Surplus Since 2014

Containers sit at the Port of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, in November 2020. (Jennifer Gauthier/Bloomberg News) Containers sit at the Port of Vancouver in Vancouver, British Columbia, in November 2020. (Jennifer Gauthier/Bloomberg News)

Canada’s trade sector unexpectedly recorded its largest surplus in more than six years on across-the-board increases in exports.

Shelly Hagan | Bloomberg News
March 5, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Clarified Guidance Supports Health Care Access for Cross-Border Truckers

Truckers drive across the Ambassador Bridge Commercial trucks drive across the Ambassador Bridge on the Canada-U.S. border in Windsor, Ontario. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario has clarified its policy on treating truck drivers who cross the border from the United States into Canada for essential operations.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 21, 2020
Business, Top 100

Kenan Advantage Group Acquires Canadian-Based Paul’s Hauling

Kenan Advantage Group truck A North Canton Transfer truck carrying fuel in a Kenan Advantage Group tanker trailer. (Kenan Advantage Group)

Kenan Advantage Group has completed its acquisition of Paul’s Hauling Ltd.

October 2, 2020
Business, Top 100

Kenan Advantage Group Acquires Canadian Firm Beaulac

Kenan Advantage Group tanker trailer on truck Kenan Advantage Group

Kenan Advantage Group has completed the acquisition of Les Distributions Carl Beaulac Inc., the company announced Sept. 18.

September 18, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Canada Extends US Border Restrictions to Oct. 21

A truck approaches the Canada-U.S. border in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec on Sept. 16. A truck approaches the Canada-U.S. border in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, on Sept. 16. (Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg News)

Canada is extending the agreement to keep the U.S. border closed to nonessential travel to Oct. 21 during the coronavirus pandemic.

Rob Gillies | Associated Press
September 18, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

US Removes Canada Aluminum Tariffs Amid Retaliation Threat

The U.S. has rolled back its aluminum tariffs on Canada. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. announced the removal of aluminum tariffs it slapped on Canada last month.

September 15, 2020

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