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The 2016 Ports Magazine is now available!

The 2016 issue is available in an interactive digital edition. Read it online, download or print a copy. It is fully bilingual for all readers in English and French. With bookmarked pages, you can get to a featured article quickly and easily.

In it, you will find interesting statistics about our ports along with impactful articles on the many ways in which Canada’s ports contribute both to the economy, the environment and the social and cultural communities of the many cities that host a port.

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PORTS: An Integral Part 
of Canada's Economy

Canada’s seaports are key to moving goods and people via complex logistical supply chains extending to seaports in more than 160 countries throughout the world. Every year Canada’s Port Authorities contribute much to Canada’s economy:

  • 311.5 million tonnes of cargo handled
  • 2.1% annual compound growth rate since 2010
  • 495.9 million in aggregate revenue in 2013 fiscal year
  • 182.4 million in operating income in 2013
  • Over $400 billion worth of goods
  • 250,000 direct and indirect jobs
  • $10.2 billion in salaries
  • $25 billion added to Canada’s GDP
  • $2.2 billion paid in federal and provincial income taxes
  • $2 billion paid in consumption tax
  • Port authorities represent 60% of Canadian maritime exports (2011)
  • Most ports have seen an increase in total tonnage from 2011 to 2012

» Canada's Strategic Gateways Poised for Growth

What's New

October 18, 2016
Nanaimo rolls out the red carpet for last cruise visitors of season.
Nanaimo's final cruise ship visit of the year is scheduled on Thursday when the Star Princess sails into port for the day.

October 18, 2016
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Named a Top International Airport in Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Readers' Choice Awards.
Earlier today Condé Nast Traveler announced that Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (Billy Bishop Airport) has ranked fourth worldwide in the Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Readers' Choice Awards, the premier international travel industry awards voted on by more than 300,000 travellers around the world. Ranking only behind Singapore (SIN), Seoul, South Korea (ICN), and Doha, Qatar (DOH), Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ) was the only airport in Canada to be recognized in the category.

October 17, 2016
Ports of Indiana, Port of Trois-Rivieres partner to launch market study.
The Ports of Indiana and the Port of Trois- Rivieres announced today that the two port authorities have formed a first-of-its-kind marketing partnership and will conduct a joint study to explore new maritime shipping opportunities.
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October 13, 2016
Tapped-Out Hospital Bathing Facility Restored Through Port Community Investment.
The Prince Rupert Regional Hospital will once again be able to offer patients a therapeutic bathing experience thanks to the latest community investment from the Port of Prince Rupert.

October 4, 2016
Montreal port truckers can tap app for terminal wait times.
Drayage drivers serving the Port of Montréal can track terminal wait times via a new app aimed at improving gate fluidity and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Montréal Port Authority President and CEO Sylvie Vachon is quoted.

October 3, 2016
Strongest September Shipments in 20 Years.
The Port of Thunder Bay experienced its strongest September in two decades, with 1.2 million metric tonnes of cargo transiting the port during the month. The last time cargo volumes reached this level for the month of September was in 1997.

October 3, 2016
Halifax Port Authority receives Information Technology award.
The Halifax Port Authority's air gap monitoring program has received an award from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA).

October 3, 2016
Project to reduce greenhouse gases at the Port of Montreal.
The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) announces the implementation of a project that will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by optimizing truck routes to and from terminals located on Port of Montreal territory.

September 28, 2016
Port of Oshawa Supports Ontario's Diverse Economy.
Ontario's Great Lakes ports, including the Port of Oshawa have long played an important role in supporting Ontario's changing economy. These ports move virtually every commodity imaginable, from grain, steel and aggregate to wind turbines that are now a part of the province's growing renewable energy sector.

September 15, 2016
Shore-Based Radar System Enhances Marine Safety as Prince Rupert Vessel Traffic Grows.
The Port of Prince Rupert today announced the commissioning of a new shore-based radar regime designed to safely accommodate the port's growth in vessel traffic and international trade.


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