The Canadian government is urging striking Pacific coast dock workers who run two of the countries busiest ports to resume contract talks as a walkout, disrupting C$500 million ($376.7 million) in trade per day, entered its fifth day on Wednesday.
Pierre Gratton, president and CEO of Mining Association of Canada, shares his take on day five of the B.C. port strikes and what it means for Canada’s reputation on the global stage.
Labour disruption now in its fourth day could hike costs for shipping and consumers
Groups representing Canadian businesses want the federal government to intervene in the strike
A strike by dockworkers on Canada’s west coast stretched into a fourth day, causing business groups to warn of a growing risk to the country’s economy and reputation.
The strike by workers at some of British Columbia’s busiest ports continued into its fourth day on Tuesday, prompting growing apprehension from the Mining Association of Canada (MAC).
Association calls on federal government to end strike
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