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Jul 07, 2015, 13:42 ET Two roadway projects improve traffic and expand capacity in Richmond, British Columbia

RICHMOND, BC, July 7, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport and the Hon. Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., MP for Delta—Richmond East and Minister of National Revenue, along ...


Jul 06, 2015, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Important announcement in Richmond, British Columbia

RICHMOND, BC, July 6, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport and the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East, along with Malcolm Brodie,...


Mar 18, 2015, 14:00 ET Transport Canada - Media Advisory

CITY OF NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C., March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa...


Mar 13, 2014, 23:26 ET Governments and Port Metro Vancouver Take Action to End Trucking Dispute

VANCOUVER, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, the Honourable Todd Stone British Columbia Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Robin Silvester,...


Sep 04, 2013, 14:20 ET Harper government and Port Metro Vancouver announce funding for new marine container examination facilities

TSAWWASSEN, BC, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, along with the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Honourable ...


Sep 04, 2013, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Transport Canada - Media Advisory/

TSAWWASSEN, BC, Sept. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa...


Sep 03, 2013, 12:20 ET Transport Canada - Media Advisory

TSAWWASSEN, BC, Sept. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa...


Apr 17, 2013, 20:05 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Port Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER, April 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Port Metro Vancouver invites members of the media to attend a brief ceremony and photo-op tomorrow alongside Holland America Line cruise ship Zaandam. April 18th...


Mar 18, 2013, 16:54 ET Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia Welcomes Tanker Safety News

METRO VANCOUVER, March 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia warmly welcomes the announcement today of the decision of the Government of Canada to establish an expert panel to...


Feb 21, 2013, 16:18 ET Helping grow Canada's exports to fast-growing Asian markets throughVancouver's South Shore Trade Area

VANCOUVER, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Construction of the South Shore Corridor Project, an important investment at Port Metro Vancouver, was celebrated today by the Honourable Ed Fast, Canada's Minister...


Feb 21, 2013, 16:00 ET Port Metro Vancouver Announces Smart Fleet Trucking Strategy

A three-year action plan to drive efficiency, reliability and long-term sustainability METRO VANCOUVER, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Port Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the results of its extensive...


Feb 20, 2013, 13:35 ET Media Advisory - Minister Fast to partake in announcement at Port Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ed Fast, Canada's Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway; Robin Silvester, President and CEO of Port Metro...


Feb 15, 2013, 10:41 ET Port Metro Vancouver: Continuing Growth Building Common Interest

METRO VANCOUVER, Feb. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's largest and most diverse port has released its 2012 year-end results that show continuing growth, including new records in the container and bulk...


Jan 24, 2013, 15:34 ET Harper government partners with Port Metro Vancouver to improve movement of exports through the Asia-Pacific Gateway to fast-growing Asian markets

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Member of Parliament for Delta—Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific ...


Dec 17, 2012, 13:30 ET Lower Fraser Communities to Benefit from up to $10 Million in Collaborative Funding Commitment to Dredge Local River Channels

RICHMOND, BC, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented...


Dec 14, 2012, 18:23 ET Media Advisory - Collaborative Project Funding Announcement to Benefit Lower Fraser Communities

RICHMOND, BC, Dec. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Together, Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta, and the...


Oct 19, 2012, 14:01 ET Easing congestion in Surrey and Langley will boost Asia-Pacific Gateway's competitive advantage

SURREY, BC, Oct. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Construction of the Combo Project, an important investment along the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor (RBRC), was celebrated today by the Honourable Ed Fast, Canada's...


Oct 18, 2012, 11:43 ET Media Advisory - Roberts Bank Rail Corridor to celebrate milestone in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, BC, Oct. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ed Fast, Canada's Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway; the Honourable Mary Polak, B.C. Minister of...


Oct 11, 2012, 17:47 ET Canada Place Corporation and Port Metro Vancouver move toward integration

VANCOUVER, Oct. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The Boards of Directors of both Canada Place Corporation and Port Metro Vancouver have agreed to move forward with integration of the two organizations. Canada Place...


Oct 05, 2012, 14:00 ET Port Metro Vancouver Welcomes Special Event for Major International Shipping Line

Rare Vessel Naming Ceremony for Grieg Star Shipping at Canada Place VANCOUVER, Oct. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Port Metro Vancouver, government, industry partners and key members from Norway's Grieg Star...


Sep 28, 2012, 19:05 ET Port Metro Vancouver Applauds BC Government Initiative Supporting Critical Gateway Infrastructure

VANCOUVER, Sept. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Port Metro Vancouver applauds the BC Government's announcement today at the 2012 Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention, that the provincial government...


Sep 07, 2012, 13:10 ET Port Metro Vancouver Celebrates National Trucking Week

September 2-8, 2012 VANCOUVER, Sept. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - In honour of National Trucking Week, Port Metro Vancouver is pleased to recognize container drayage truckers across the Lower Mainland and the...


Aug 18, 2012, 06:00 ET Local Artists Bring Shipping Containers to Life at this year's PNE

Port Metro Vancouver's Container Art runs August 18-September 3 VANCOUVER, Aug. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - For the second year in a row, Port Metro Vancouver is pleased to congratulate local artists on being...


Aug 16, 2012, 10:30 ET Port Metro Vancouver Posts Healthy Growth at 2012 Mid-Year

Collaboration delivers capacity and efficiency results METRO VANCOUVER, Aug. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's largest and most diverse port has released its 2012 mid-year results, posting healthy continued...


Jul 19, 2012, 10:20 ET New Collaboration Initiative for Container Drayage Sector Signals Change:

Service improvements, efficiency and reliability underscored METRO VANCOUVER, July 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Port Metro Vancouver and industry partners in the container drayage sector have announced a new...