canada

Government, Business, Logistics

Rise in Rail Shipments a Sign of Rebound in Canada

Freight trains and oil tankers sit in a rail yard in Toronto, Ontario. Freight trains and oil tankers sit in a rail yard in Toronto, Ontario. (James MacDonald/Bloomberg News)

One of Canada’s railways is seeing signs the economy is slowly bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic.

Jen Skerritt | Bloomberg News
June 2, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

US Extends Border Closings With Canada, Mexico; Trucking Remains Exempt

Trucks cross U.S.-Canada border Two trucks transport goods across the United States-Canada border at the Lewiston–Queenston Bridge over the Niagara River. (Mike Rosiana/Getty Images)

U.S. and Canadian officials reached an agreement to keep the 5,525-mile border closed to nonessential traffic until June 21.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 19, 2020
Business, Logistics

Titanium Reports Revenue, Net Income Grow in Q1

Titanium Transportation Group Titanium Transportation Group, based in Bolton, Ontario, has opened offices in Charlotte, N.C., and Nashville, Tenn., within the past year and plans to find more locations throughout the U.S. (Vision Group)

Titanium Transportation Group reported solid revenue growth and a profit gain in the first quarter.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 13, 2020
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
Business

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
Business

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

Pages