Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Canadian Trucking Alliance Urges Provinces to Adopt ELDs

Canada, USA flags blowing in wind U.S.-based carriers that travel into Canada will need to have a Canadian-certified ELD. (Torrey Wiley/Flickr)

The Canadian Trucking Alliance has initiated conversations with transportation ministers in an effort to encourage adoption of electronic logging devices at the provincial level.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Pipelines Add Room on ‘Unrelenting’ Demand for Canada’s Oil

Oil Simon Dawson/Bloomberg News

U.S. refiners want more Canadian oil, and pipeline companies are finding ways to get it to them. Companies are adding space to their congested oil export pipelines from Canada even as plans for bigger expansions and new lines face delays.

Robert Tuttle | Bloomberg News
August 2, 2019
Business, Technology

Shopify Rally Continues After Sales, Outlook Beat Estimates

Shopify Cole Burston/Bloomberg News

Shopify Inc. shares continued their rally Aug. 1 after the Canadian e-commerce company reported second-quarter sales that beat analysts’ average estimate and gave a more optimistic full-year outlook.

Simran Jagdev | Bloomberg News
August 1, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Canadian Oil Firms Offer to Ship by Rail if Output Limits Ease

Canada James MacDonald/Bloomberg News

Canada’s oil-sands producers are offering to commit to shipping a certain amount of their crude by rail in return for the Alberta government raising its production limits.

July 9, 2019
Business, Logistics

Purolator to Spend $759 Million for Faster Deliveries in Canada


Courier company Purolator Inc. will invest more than C$1 billion over the next five years to build a shipping hub in Toronto, upgrade its fleet and enhance its retail network in Canada to reach more customers.

Simran Jagdev | Bloomberg News
June 25, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Canada Announces Final ELD Mandate to Take Effect in 2021

Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau says the mandate "will improve safety for drivers and for all Canadians." (Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg News)

The Canadian federal government has unveiled its long-awaited electronic logging device mandate, which will take effect in two years.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 13, 2019
Business, Logistics

CN Rail Open to Moving Alberta’s Oil-Shipping Deals to Drillers

Canadian National Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Canadian National Railway Co. is open to transferring the crude-by-rail contracts that it signed with Alberta to private companies or to striking other arrangements that put its spare shipping capacity to use, CEO Jean-Jacques Ruest said.

May 9, 2019
Government, Business

Canada Won’t Ratify USMCA Trade Deal if Metals Tariffs Are in Place

steel Shannon VanRaes/Bloomberg News

Canada is ratcheting up pressure on the U.S. to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum — threatening to hold up the new continental trade deal and change up its own retaliatory tariffs to have a bigger impact.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
April 5, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Canadian Oil Rally May Falter Amid Pipeline Delay, Deloitte Says

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The stubborn, sharp rise in Canadian heavy crude prices finally may falter later this year, when swelling output overwhelms a pipeline system that will be lacking a key project producers had counted on, according to Deloitte.

April 3, 2019
Business, Logistics

Fiat Cuts 1,500 Jobs as Canada Plant Reduces Minivan Output

Fiat Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is cutting about 1,500 jobs at a factory in Canada that’s scaling back production due to slowing minivan sales.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
March 29, 2019