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News Covid-19Great Lakes/St. LawrenceShort-seaTransportation

Seaway throughput held steady in 2020

January 19, 2021 by Jon Victor THE CANADIAN PRESS

Record shipments of grain offsetting a decline in liquid bulk, dry bulk and iron ore

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Port of LA bounces back

January 19, 2021 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Container business in 2020 was "most erratic" ever seen, says executive director

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Ontario expanding big box retail blitz

January 18, 2021 by Tara Deschamps THE CANADIAN PRESS

Initial wave of inspections checking retailers for those eschewing masks and ignoring physical distancing guidelines found only 70 percent of sites they visited were adhering to Covid-19 public health measures

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Entrepreneurs upbeat about 2021

January 18, 2021 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Survey finds they plan to invest more in 2021 than they did last year as the vaccine rolls out

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Push on vaccine delivery in Canada not expected until April

January 15, 2021 by Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS

Deliveries of vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna will hit one million doses per week starting in April

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Ocean carriers battle the Covid cargo crunch

January 14, 2021 by World Shipping Council

To stabilize supply chains all parties need to work together, rather than assigning blame

News Covid-19Regulatory ComplianceRetail OperationsSmall & Medium Business

CFIB slams new Ontario retail rules

January 13, 2021 by Anita Balakrishnan THE CANADIAN PRESS

Other business groups praised Ontario's new policies

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‘Not as easy as it looks’

January 11, 2021 by Tara Deschamps THE CANADIAN PRESS

Small businesses share what it takes to move online

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Air cargo volumes slowly rising

January 11, 2021 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

IATA data for global air freight markets in November show freight volumes improved compared to October, but remain depressed compared to 2019

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Judge blocks strike over railroad’s virus safety precautions

January 8, 2021 by Josh Funk THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Union Pacific unionized workers must address concerns through contract talks with the railroad