Port plan enables national trade growth while protecting the environment
If we don’t meet the increasing demand in container trade through the Port of Vancouver, there will be consequences for Canada’s economic progress.
The Port of Vancouver is pictured in 2014. Once Canadian ports are full, importers and exporters will be forced to move cargo through ports in the U.S., resulting in increased transportation costs which would be passed on to Canadian consumers and export markets and impact our trade competitiveness, writes Duncan Wilson. Flickr photograph by Kyle Pearce