Grain export port aims to generate more two-way traffic Compared to the deep freeze and
ice-choked waterways of the last two winters, it was practically
summer sailing for the opening of the Port of Thunder Bay in late
March.The MV Tecumseh arrived in the western
Lake Superior port, March 28, to load 20,000 tonnes of wheat and
canola for Sorel, Que.The following day, the season’s first
saltwater vessel, the MV Federal Barents, pulled into port to load
21,000 tonnes of lentils bound for Turkey.It was a day shy of tying the port
record for the...
Northwestern Ontario must work to attract new
residents from other places if current economic levels are going to
That was the message at Common Voice
Northwest’s conference on Sept. 23 in Thunder Bay, which drew
people from across the region to the Victoria Inn to discuss the...
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund is
spending $1 million for a new trades training building in Thunder
Bay.The money will be used to relocate the
Carpenters' Local 1669 Training Centre to the Innova Business Park
and construct a modern training facility.The new building will have two
The indefinite suspension of grain exports
through the Port of Churchill should provide a modest bump to port
activity in Thunder Bay.
Workers at the remote Manitoba port were
notified July 25 that grain shipments were being halted Aug. 2 for
the remainder of this year.
The decision was ...
Summer-like sailing conditions on the Great
Lakes have contributed to a fast season-opening start for the Port of
In its monthly report, the port authority said
the volume of cargo moved over its docks this spring was 20 per cent
higher than the five-year average, and 11 per cen...