No Deal at the Docks: Vancouver port strike resumes as union rejects four-year wage proposal

Vancouver, British Columbia — Dockworkers in Vancouver are back on the picket line following the rejection of a four-year wage proposal set forth by the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association on Tuesday. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), which represents the workers at Canada’s largest port, voted down the terms set by the BCMEA. […]

Back in Business: B.C. port activities resume as tentative agreement is met

Vancouver, British Columba — Operations have resumed as normal at B.C. ports, following a tentative agreement between the port worker’s association and the workers’ union. The strike lasted 13 days–any longer and analysts were worried it would impede any progress made since COVID froze up international supply chains. Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association President Flavio Volpe […]

Bumps Ahead: Auto parts, material deliveries could be disrupted if Port of Vancouver workers strike

Vancouver, British Columbia — The automotive supply chain could see serious delays if longshore workers in Vancouver cannot reach an agreement with the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA). The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada, representing more than 7,000 workers in the Port of Vancouver—Canada’s largest port—served the BCMEA with a 72-hour strike notice […]

A Strong Backfield: Edmonton Elks partner with Lordco Auto Parts for 2023 season

Port Coquitlam, British Columbia — Lordco Auto Parts first made its way into Alberta in 2019 and has quickly ingratiated itself with its new neighbours, announcing Wednesday that the company has signed on as a partner of the Edmonton Elks. The Western Canada parts suppliers said this team-up with the CFL football squad is a […]