Government, Business, Safety

Canada Issues HOS Exemption for Coronavirus Relief

Truck on Canadian highway A truck hauling cargo down a highway in Canmore, Alberta. (Getty Images)

Canadian government officials approved an exemption to allow hours-of-service relief to truck drivers who are engaged in coronavirus-related relief assistance efforts.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 25, 2020
Government, Business, Breaking News

US to Close Canadian Border; Trade Not Affected

vehicles at US-Canada border Vehicles enter the United States as a minivan drives to Canada in the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel in Detroit on March 16. (Paul Sancya/AP)

The duration of a temporary ban on nonessential travel between the United States and Canada could be a month, President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on March 18.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 18, 2020
Government, Business

Canada to Close Border Except for US Citizens, Commerce

Justin Trudeau Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the media outside his home in Ottawa on March 13. (David Kawai/Bloomberg)

Canada is closing its borders to anyone who is not a citizen or a permanent resident amid the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced March 16. However, the declaration does not affect the shipment of goods into the country, and for now, U.S. citizens.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 16, 2020

Trash Hauler GFL Slides on Trading Debut Amid Market Turmoil

GFL Environmental Inc. garbage truck A GFL Environmental garbage truck prepares to drop off a load of waste at a transfer station in Toronto on Oct. 24, 2019. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

GFL Environmental Inc. fell in its trading debut after raising $1.425 billion in the largest Canadian initial public offering in almost six years.

Crystal Tse and Divya Balji | Bloomberg News
March 3, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Coronavirus Puts Speed Bump in Canada’s 2020 Economic Expansion

Workers wearing protective suits are reflected in a glass window of a clothing store in Seoul, South Korea, on Feb. 27. Workers wearing protective suits are reflected in a glass window of a clothing store in Seoul, South Korea, on Feb. 27. (SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News)

The global spread of coronavirus is lowering expectations that Canada’s economy will quickly emerge from one of its worst slowdowns in years, fueling bets the central bank will be forced to cut interest rates.

Shelly Hagan | Bloomberg News
February 27, 2020
Government, Business

Andrew Cuomo Willing to Provide Information — With Limits — to Feds for Trusted Traveler Programs

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo by Hans Pennink/Associated Press

New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has indicated a willingness to provide information to the federal government on individuals enrolling or renewing their applications for Trusted Traveler Programs, but remains adamant in his refusal to provide state Department of Motor Vehicles database information.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 25, 2020

Transportation, Industrials Surge in Canada’s Market

Canada's industrials group became the third-most valuable collection of companies on its equity market. James MacDonald/Bloomberg News

Canada's $230 billion industrials group has become the third-most valuable collection of companies on its equity market.

Divya Balji | Bloomberg News
January 21, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Canadian Crude-by-Rail Shipments to Surge, Spurring Investment

Canadian National Railway Co. Western Canadian rail loadings had already climbed as high as 411,000 barrels a day in November despite a weeklong Canadian National Railway strike that disrupted shipments. Now they’re set to reach 550,000 barrels a day. (Brent Lewin/Bloomberg News)

Canadian shipments of crude by rail are poised to surge next year, spurring investment in new export infrastructure.

Robert Tuttle | Bloomberg News
December 19, 2019
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Titanium Reports Softer Q3 Earnings

Titanium Transportation Group trucks For the 11th year in a row, Titanium was named one of Canada’s Fast-Growing Companies on the Growth 500 list, which ranks the top private and public companies based on five-year revenue growth. (Vision Group)

Titanium Transportation Group was profitable in the third quarter of 2019, but earnings were below 2018’s strong numbers.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 6, 2019
Government, Business

Trudeau: Canada to Resume Pork, Beef Shipments to China

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with reports in Washington on June 20, 2019. (J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)

Canada will resume shipments of pork and beef to China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, signaling the Asian nation has lifted an import ban imposed earlier this year.

Ashley Robinson | Bloomberg News
November 5, 2019