Tag: Port

New trucking regime brings stability to Vancouver’s port

Unionization of Vancouver’s port truckers is turning out to be a good deal for the truckers and for Metro Port Vancouver. The July 2005 wildcat strike of the port by 1,200 independent truckers lasted more than a month,… Read More

Is this what recession looks like?

The quarterly economic dialogue organized by the Vancouver Economic Development Commission March 10 for Mayor Gregor Robertson, councillors and VEDC board members was not for the faint of heart. Ken Peacock, economic research director for the BC Business… Read More

By bike, bus and train

Three reports at today’s meeting of the city’s Transportation and Traffic Committee will excite the bike, bus and train enthusiasts out there. First, this report summarizes recent city bicycle traffic counts, showing Vancouver is doing well  at a… Read More