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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 [...]

1004, 2021

PORT OF MONTREAL LABOUR DISPUTE – APRIL 10

April 10th, 2021|

The Maritime Employers Association (MEA) provide the following information to FMA. The Port of Montreal suffered a substantial 11%-volume drop in March, caused by the uncertainty and a [...]

3103, 2021

PORT OF MONTREAL LABOUR DISPUTE – MARCH 31

March 31st, 2021|

FMA participated in a virtual meeting on Tuesday hosted by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to discuss the Port of Montreal situation. Most of the information during the call was provi [...]

2703, 2021

OCEAN CARRIERS – CONTAINER SHORTAGES

March 27th, 2021|

FMA continues its outreach to various government departments and agencies with regard to the container service issues that importers and exporters have been experiencing since mid 2020 [...]

1903, 2021

PORT OF MONTREAL LABOUR DISPUTE – MARCH 19

March 19th, 2021|

The most recent information that FMA has received indicates that the outcome of the union vote on the MEA's "final offer" expected on Sunday, March 21, remains uncertain. As we have in [...]

2102, 2021

COVID-19 SUPPLY CHAIN UPDATE #63

February 21st, 2021|

Service Update - All ModesAir CargoNo air cargo service issues have been reported since update #62.The media report that demand remains high which is resulting in rate increases.Air Ca [...]

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