B.C. Port Strike

Pulse Canada, SARM glad B.C. port strike is over

Jul 14, 2023 | 3:44pm

After 13 days, the B.C. port strike has come to an end. The B.C. Maritimes Association said in a statement they’ve agreed to a 4-year tentative deal with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada, which represents 74-hundred workers. The deal is subject to ratification by both the union and employer, and it comes after […]

Pressure to settle B.C. port strike mounting

Jul 12, 2023 | 2:48pm

After almost two weeks since it began, there may finally be some movement in the west coast port strike. Federal labour minister Seamus O’Regan says the strike has dragged on long enough, as he sent a letter to the lead federal negotiator in the strike to come up with a set of recommendations for a […]

More agriculture organizations calling for B.C. port workers strike to end

Jul 6, 2023 | 3:51pm

The strike of over 7-thousand B.C. port workers is in its 6th day, and the list of organizations wanting it to end is growing. Todd Lewis – the 2nd Vice-President of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture – says patience in the farming community is running thin. “I think farmers expect to be able to move […]