canada

Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Canada Climate Plan Calls for 42% Cut in Oil, Gas Emissions

The Suncor Energy Inc. Millennium upgrader plant and the Athabasca oil sands near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. The Suncor Energy Inc. Millennium upgrader plant and the Athabasca oil sands near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg News)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government wants a 42% reduction in emissions from the oil and gas sector as part of Canada’s plan to meet its 2030 emissions reduction goal.

Brian Platt | Bloomberg News
March 29, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel

Canada Forges New EV Supply Chain Path

A charging plug is connected to a Chevrolet Volt. A charging plug is connected to a Chevrolet Volt. (SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News)

Canada, a major car and parts producer, is bolstering its battery and electric vehicle supply chain to ensure future growth for its vital $10 billion auto industry.

Randy Thanthong-Knight | Bloomberg News
March 7, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Ontario Declares State of Emergency Over Blocked US Bridge

Ambassador Bridge access blocked Truckers and supporters block the access leading from the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor, Ontario, on Feb. 11. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

The premier of Canada’s biggest province declared a state of emergency, warning protesters choking off traffic at a key U.S. border crossing and causing gridlock in Canada’s capital they face stiff punishment if they don’t leave.

Brian Platt | Bloomberg News
February 11, 2022
Government, Business

US Urges Canada to Use Federal Powers to End Bridge Blockade

Truckers and supporters block the access leading from the Ambassador Bridge, linking Detroit and Windsor. Truckers and supporters block the access leading from the Ambassador Bridge, linking Detroit and Windsor. ((Nathan Denette /The Canadian Press via Associated Press)

TORONTO — The Biden administration urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government Feb. 10 to use its federal powers to end the truck blockade by Canadians protesting the country’s COVID-19 restrictions, as the bumper-to-bumper demonstration forced auto plants on both sides of the border to shut down or scale back production.

Rob Gillies and Tom Krisher | Associated Press
February 10, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Border Blockage Continues as Some Canadian Provinces Ease COVID Restrictions

Cones block an entrance to the Ambassador Bridge entrance to Canada Cones block an entrance to the Ambassador Bridge entrance to Canada Tuesday in Detroit. (Ryan Garza/Detroit Free Press via Associated Press)

TORONTO — A rapidly growing list of Canadian provinces moved to lift their COVID-19 restrictions as protesters decrying virus precautions kept up the pressure with truck blockades Feb. 9 in the capital and at key U.S. border crossings, including the economically vital bridge to Detroit.

Rob Gillies | Associated Press
February 9, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Canada’s COVID-19 Protests Threaten Border Trade With US

COVID protest Ottawa A woman crosses the street in front of vehicles parked as part of the trucker protest on Feb. 8 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

OTTAWA — Canadian lawmakers expressed increasing worry about the economic effects of disruptive demonstrations after the busiest border crossing between the U.S. and Canada became partially blocked by truckers protesting vaccine mandates.

February 8, 2022
Government, Business, Equipment

Canada Joins Mexico in Complaint Over US Car-Origin Rules

Canada Joins Mexico in Complaint Over US Car-Origin Rules Employees work on the floor at the Magna International Inc. Polycon Industries auto parts manufacturing facility in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg)

Canada is joining Mexico in formally disputing how the U.S. interprets rules governing the origin of vehicle parts under the trilateral trade agreement between the countries.

January 13, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Canada Sees Timber Shipments Slump on British Columbia Floods

Canada Sees Timber Shipments Slump on British Columbia Floods The flooded Sumas Prairie and Highway 1 in, British Columbia, Canada. The government has pledged to help the province rebuild its damaged infrastructure after major flooding. ( James MacDonald/Bloomberg)

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., one of Canada’s largest lumber producers, said shipments plunged about 25% to 30% in the second half of the month following severe flooding in British Columbia.

Simon Casey | Bloomberg News
November 30, 2021
Business, Logistics

Storms at Port of Vancouver Leave Grain Stuck in Prairies

Port of Vancouver The Port of Vancouver as traffic is cut off by flooding in Vancouver, B.C. (Taehoon Kim/Bloomberg News)

Mountains of wheat and canola are stranded in Canada after storms blocked access to the Port of Vancouver during peak shipping season.

November 19, 2021
Government, Business

Canada Inflation Accelerates to 4.7%, Highest Since 2003

Canada Inflation Accelerates to 4.7%, Highest Since 2003 A person wearing a protective mask shops inside a grocery store in Picton, Ontario. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg)

Canadian inflation climbed to the highest in two decades, adding pressure on the Bank of Canada to raise interest rates.

Shelly Hagan | Bloomberg News
November 17, 2021

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