SURREY, BC – Container truck drivers represented by Unifor and the United Truckers’ Association (UTA) will be supporting British Columbia’s New Democratic Party in the 2017 provincial election. “The BC Liberals have repeatedly dropped the ball managing Vancouver’s ports,” said Gavin McGarrigle, Unifor’s […]
VANCOUVER — Port Metro Vancouver has just announced which 68 trucking companies have been approved to service the facility and, as expected, the ones who didn’t make the cut are peeved.
They held a demonstration at Surrey’s Holland Park Saturday.
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Packed meeting on Sunday reveals drivers ‘disappointment’ in a pay system that costs them about $250 a week.
VANCOUVER, BC – Port Authorities Operations Regulations will now require container trucking companies to have provincial licences to access Port Metro Vancouver.
SURREY, BC – Drivers’ union says wages and trip rates negotiated in spring are not being honoured.
VANCOUVER, B.C.- British Columbia’s Transportation Minister Todd Stone introduced new legislation to create an independent commissioner to enforce the new rules for port container truckers at Port Metro Vancouver.
VANCOUVER, BC – Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday that the strike at Port Metro Vancouver, orchestrated by about 1,400 container truckers, is unacceptable.
VANCOUVER – Port Metro Vancouver’s customers are starting to feel the pinch of the ongoing strike by over 1,000 container truckers demanding better wages and shorter wait times at terminals.
VANCOUVER, BC – Tensions are once again increasing at Port Metro Vancouver, but another damaging strike has so far been avoided.
VANCOUVER – The provincial government is working on a bill to send 250 Unifor truckers, currently on strike, back to work.
VANCOUVER – The province, Port Metro Vancouver and Federal Minister of Transport, Lisa Raitt have drafted and signed a 14-point proposal that they hope will end the strike crippling Canada’s largest port.
VICTORIA – The BC government announced plans to improve key highway lane as well as the George Massey Tunnel. And while it’s welcome news, the BCTA is stressing the importance of getting it done quickly.
VANCOUVER – Mid-year results for Port Metro Vancouver were strong, with overall growth at 6 percent.
VANCOUVER — Port Metro Vancouver stressed the importance of rail service to the success of Canada’s Asia Pacific Gateway as the federal government continues to review freight service.
VANCOUVER — Port Metro Vancouver figures rail performance is a critical factor in becoming the most reliable and consistent supply chain in North America, and CN agrees.