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St. Jean Baptiste Day – June 24th
June 21, 2017

KWE Montreal Office will be closed to observe the holiday on Monday, June 26, St. Jean Baptiste Day, a statutory holiday in Quebec

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CN Rail Releases Update of Negotiations with TCRC
May 29, 2017

The TCRC issued a strike notice today, putting them in a position to strike as early as 0400 hours EDT Tuesday May 30, 2017.

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CN Rail Tenative Labour Agreement
March 20, 2017

CN Rail announced today it has negotiated a tentative agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

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CN Rail Current Labour Negotiations With IBEW
March 19, 2017

Canadian National Railway, may be facing a possible work stoppage effective March 21, 2017. The IBEW filed a Notice to Strike with CN

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A five-day French air traffic control strike triggered more than 830 flight cancellations
March 9, 2017

A five-day French air traffic control strike has already triggered more than 830 flight cancellations over the first two days and, separately, Finnair has warned of considerable disruption March 10. Lobby group Airlines for Europe (A4E) said more than 400 flights were canceled March 6, followed by a further 430 flights on March 7 as a result of French air traffic strikes at the Brest, Bordeaux and Marseille control centers.

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India to levy service tax on freight for imports on delivered basis
January 31, 2017

The tax on inbound prepaid freight charges will be calculated at 30 % of the freight charges with a 70 % abatement, resulting in an effective tax rate of 4.5 %.

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Happy Chinese New Year
January 27, 2017

Happy Chinese New Year - 2017 Year of the Fire Rooster

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Air Cargo Security Program is now in effect.
October 25, 2016

Air Cargo Security Program is now in effect.

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Transport Canada release first version of SOLAS VGM
April 7, 2016

Transport Canada VGM Safety Bulletin

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Uncertainty Follows Coast Guard Comments on SOLAS Container Weight Regulation
April 3, 2016

Some confusion and uncertainty has arisen in the international ocean shipping and logistics industry following several public statements and FAQs released by the U.S. Coast Guard in the past few days regarding the impending implementation of the IMO’s SOLAS Convention container weight regulation.

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Potential Border Crossing “Disturbances” December 12, 2017

Jean-Pierre Fortin, national president of the Customs and Immigration Union, said officers will likely also stop collecting taxes as a tactic to pressure the government if the dispute isn’t settled by early 2018. The union, which has paid for billboards in Windsor and other border towns to express its frustration, said the main sticking points in negotiations have been salary and retirement issues. Fortin said the top salary for a

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KWE Canada Current Local Fuel Surcharge is 14.5% December 11, 2017

The truck Fuel Surcharge is updated weekly.

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Air Cargo Capacity Becoming Critical December 3, 2017

IATA data which shows that demand for air cargo grew in five of the last six months, with capacity increasing at a much slower rate than is required.