Service Update – All Modes
There are no service disruptions reported by any of the modes at this time.
CN has provided a general overview on their operations. The details can be found at
Supply Chain Commentaries
Canada Post is responding to unprecedented parcel volumes while maintaining important physical distancing measures in its facilities. The post office is anticipating parcel delays for the foreseeable future. The full report from Inside Logistics Can be found at the first red bar below.
GDP Q1 Update from the Conference Board of Canada
The Conference Board has compiled a summary of the main points from the Statistics Canada Gross Domestic Product (GDP) first quarter report. GDP fell by 8.1% in the first quarter compared to 2019 and consumer spending by 9%. The Conference Board Summary can be found at the second red bar below.
FMA Government Relations
FMA has continuing communications with Transport Canada Surface Policy and Marine Policy officials and with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan).
FMA Office Operations
FMA staff are primarily working from home. If you need to talk with us, please call me at 613-294-4569.
Updates are on the FMA Website
All the COVID-19 updates that FMA has issued are now uploaded to the website and there is a link to them on the home page at www.fma-agf.ca .
The FMA updates focus on the impacts of COVID-19 on supply chains.
Information and questions from members are encouraged and will be useful in our continuing outreach to FMA members and in our communications with the government and with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. All individual company information will be kept confidential.