Stymied container movement a drag on the economy, and on Canada's climate change goals

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Opinion

This column was written by Greg Northey, with Pulse Canada, prior to the flooding of B.C.’s Fraser Valley.  If Canada wants to address climate change in the now, we can start by fixing the current supply chain issues plaguing our exporters and driving up the cost of living for us all. The global container shortage not only hurts Canadian businesses, consumers, and our reputation as a reliable exporter—it hurts our environment. Transportation is already Canada’s second largest emitter. This isn’t surprising. We are the world’s second largest country, export dependent, with a widely spread-out population. However, when our logistics system is…

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