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Video: Ports Make a Difference


Ports Make A Difference

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Ports are commercially viable, self-sufficient business enterprises acting as 'gateways
to trade' for the nations, communities and regions they serve.

  • 310 million tonnes of cargo handled
  • 92.2% increase from 2011 to 2012
  • 82% increase from 2010-2012
  • $438.1 million in aggregate revenue in the 2011 fiscal year
  • $118.6 million in 2011 operating income
  • $162 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


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