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Trade talks squeeze Canada's refugee-protection system
The Globe and Mail
Prime Minister, Stephen Harper will ponder a choice driven by the forces of globalization. Trade talks are increasingly applying pressure on Canada to lower restrictions on foreigners entering the country, and in turn, squeezing the refugee-protection system. Harper will travel to Colombia to meet the leaders of a new trade bloc, the Pacific Alliance, to consider whether Canada should join.
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Canada continues to align air emissions measures with the U.S.
Canada News Centre
Denis Lebel, minister of transport, infrastructure and communities, minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, announced that the Government of Canada is adopting strict environmental standards to reduce air emissions from ships navigating in Canadian waters.
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FedEx ground-breaking in bi-national area between U.S and Canada
Buffalo News
FedEx Trade Networks began construction on its new distribution centre in the Town of Tonawanda, NY, giving hope to local development officials that the company's expansion will boost to the Buffalo Niagara region's efforts to become a distribution and logistics hub.
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Trucking


Your guide to natural-gas trucking in Canada
Todays Trucking
In late January, energy-producer Encana announced that it is commissioning a liquefied natural gas plant near Alberta. The plant, Encana announced, will play a key role in providing an alternative fuel to diesel for heavy-duty transportation including rail and long-haul trucking. Late last year, Winnipeg-based carrier Bison Transport announced its plans to run 15 liquefied natural gas tractors in Alberta.
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Roehl Transport selects CoPilot Truck navigation
CCJ Magazine
ALK Technologies, a global provider of GeoLogistics and navigation software announced that Roehl Transport has selected CoPilot Truck, ALK's truck-specific on-board navigation solution within a fully integrated system to achieve route compliance. Roehl Transport, a diversified truckload transportation and logistics service provider, operates a fleet of more than 1,800 tractors throughout 48 states and Canada.
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Rail


One of Canada's railways may look to buy Kansas City Southern
National Post
The upswing in Mexican manufacturing is building a strong case for either of Canada's largest railways to consider purchasing Kansas City Southern in order to gain greater access to the emerging market, one analyst says. Kansas City Southern has long been thought to be attractive to either Canadian National Railway or its smaller rival Canadian Pacific Railway, either as a potential acquisition or through deeper partnership.
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Harper takes shot at crude rail transport
The Globe and Mail
PBF Energy is making a big bet to bring Alberta crude by train to its refinery near Philadelphia. The company is already receiving 40,000 barrels per day of Alberta's oil sands bitumen by rail at its Delaware City refinery on the U.S. East Coast, and is working to double that capacity to 80,000 barrels each day.
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Air


ACL builds on Canadian North air freight deal
Nunatsiaq Online
Through a new arrangement with Canadian North, Arctic Cooperatives has made big changes to the way it ships food and other cargo to member co-ops in the Baffin region as well as to the ACL-owned Arctic Ventures Marketplace in Iqaluit. In what the ACL called an exciting strategic move, a new Winnipeg-based service will offer a cost-effective delivery for the stores, through a deal with the Canadian North, Cargojet and Calm Air airlines.
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Polar Air Cargo adds Asian destinations
Air Cargo World
Polar Air Cargo Worldwide announced plans to enhance its 767 Intra-Asia services and 747 Trans-Pacific services. One Boeing 767-300 freighter will operate between Tokyo, Sydney and Incheon, South Korea while a second 767-300F will operate between Taipei, Taiwan; Nagoya, Japan and Incheon.
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Trade talks squeeze Canada's refugee-protection system
CITA
Prime Minister, Stephen Harper will ponder a choice driven by the forces of globalization. Trade talks are increasingly applying pressure on Canada to lower restrictions on foreigners entering the country, and in turn, squeezing the refugee-protection system.

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Canadian international merchandise trade
Bloomberg
The following is the text of Canada's international merchandise trade report for March from Statistics Canada. Canada's merchandise exports increased 5.1 per cent in March and imports rose 1.7 per cent.

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Newer ports in Canada, Mexico lead North American growth
BDP International
The United States may be the trade capital of the world, but if you're looking for North America's fastest-growing container ports, you'll have to look north and south of its borders.

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Marine


Drewry frorecasts more slow steaming
American Shipper
Drewry, the London-based consultant says in its latest report that although slow steaming continues to be a contentious issue with shippers, more is on the way as fuel prices remain stubbornly high and ocean carriers can no longer absorb the bill due to the parlous nature of their finances.
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Containers have been more important for globalization than freer trade
Economist
The humble shipping container is a powerful antidote to economic pessimism and fears of slowing innovation. Although only a simple metal box, it has transformed global trade. In fact, new research suggests that the container has been more of a driver of globalization than all trade agreements in the past 50 years taken together.
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Leading container lines reinitiate piracy meetings to keep focus on piracy
Maersk Line
Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud representing 40 per cent of the world container shipping industry have met to discuss the piracy threat towards international shipping. The meeting focused on piracy in the Gulf of Aden, the Indian Ocean and West Africa. The cooperation between CMA CGM, MSC, Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud includes information exchange on security measures, piracy policies and procedures as well as coordination with relevant stakeholders.
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