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3105, 2021

TRUCKING – ELD UPDATE

May 31st, 2021|

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) issued a letter on May 28 setting out the ELD implementation process that will be followed in Ontario beginning with the coming-into-for [...]

2705, 2021

ILE-AUX-TOURTE BRIDGE CLOSURE

May 27th, 2021|

Our colleagues at the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada have provided details on the recent closure of the Ile-aux-Tourte bridge on Quebec highway 40, which is the main trucking ro [...]

2105, 2021

CP/CN – KCS MERGER PROPOSALS – UPDATE #7

May 21st, 2021|

There are a number of recent significant developments in the competing proposals of CN and CP to merge with KCS. The main developments since the last update are as follows. May 13: KC [...]

1405, 2021

CP – KCS PROPOSED MERGER – UPDATE #6

May 14th, 2021|

Late last evening (May 13) BNN Bloomberg reported that the KCS Board of Directors is recommending that the proposed merger agreement with CP be discontinued in favor of the CN proposa [...]

1305, 2021

CP – KCS PROPOSED MERGER – UPDATE #5

May 13th, 2021|

As previously mentioned, FMA will provide periodic updates on the proposed CP-KCS merger and the competing CN offer. FMA update number 4 was sent on April 21. For simplicity, and beca [...]

605, 2021

TRUCKING – ELD UPDATE – MAY 6

May 6th, 2021|

The June 12, 2021 deadline for installation of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) in trucks used in interprovincial and international service is fast approaching. The Canadian Council [...]

105, 2021

PORT OF MONTREAL – MAY 1 – REOPENING

May 1st, 2021|

Following passage of Bill C-29 last evening, the Maritime Employers Association issued the following statement this morning. Statement from the Maritime Employers Association (MEA), S [...]

2204, 2021

PORT OF MONTREAL LABOUR DISPUTE – APRIL 22

April 22nd, 2021|

This afternoon, the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) issued an update on negotiations. The MEA statement can be found by clicking on the fourth link below._________________________ [...]

2104, 2021

CP – KCS PROPOSED MERGER – UPDATE #4

April 21st, 2021|

CP has published a letter, sent today to the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB), commenting on the CN counter offer for KCS.In the letter, CP outlines the reasons why it believes [...]

2004, 2021

CP – KCS PROPOSED MERGER – UPDATE #3

April 20th, 2021|

FMA will provide periodic updates on the proposed merger as new information becomes available.Expedited AnalysisCP and KCS have formally requested to the U.S. Surface Transportation Bo [...]

2004, 2021

FEDERAL BUDGET 2021

April 20th, 2021|

The Federal Government announced its 2021 budget on the afternoon of April 19.The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has analyzed the budget from a business perspective and has issued a news [...]

1804, 2021

PORT OF MONTREAL LABOUR DISPUTE – APRIL 18

April 18th, 2021|

As previously reported, mediated negotiations resumed on April 15. No information has been issued on the April 15 discussions and it is not known whether negotiations continued on the [...]

1404, 2021

PORT OF MONTREAL LABOUR DISPUTE – APRIL 14

April 14th, 2021|

As FMA reported yesterday, the Labour Canada mediation service called the parties to separate meetings on Tuesday. Following from those meetings, the Labour Canada mediation service ha [...]

1304, 2021

PORT OF MONTREAL LABOUR DISPUTE – APRIL 13

April 13th, 2021|

Following the recent MEA action reducing compensation for time not worked, and the partial strike by the longshore workers, MEA has reported that the Labour Canada mediation service ha [...]

1204, 2021

PORT OF MONTREAL LABOUR DISPUTE – APRIL 12

April 12th, 2021|

The Maritime Employers Association (MEA) reports that the union will be holding a news conference today at 1:00 p.m. EDT. It is likely that the discussion will be primarily in French.M [...]

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