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Canada’s ports and terminals hammered by national rail blockages and shutdown

Protesters with signs on their truck at a rail crossing

PortandTerminal.com, February 20, 2020 ACL has suspended calls at Halifax and dozens of cargo vessels are sitting at anchor near the Port of Vancouver as rail blockades bring freight shipments by rail to a halt across much of Canada. HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Canada’s railways are its jugular vein. The rail blockages are cutting off the lifeblood to its ports. …

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Canada grinding to a halt as rail shut-down and protests intensify. What’s going on?

Canadian railyard in winter

PortandTerminal.com, February 15, 2020 Canada’s retailers and manufacturers are braced for shutdowns and dwindling supplies as demonstrators block ports and rail lines, bringing much of the country’s rail-freight network to a halt. Why? HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Canada’s economy risks grinding slowly to a halt as its all-important rail lines remain largely shut in strategic points across the country. On …

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