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Port of Thunder Bay resumes shipping grain

Welland Canal portion of St. Lawrence Seaway also open for season

The Port of Thunder Bay has reopened for the season and is already shipping products including grain. The 2020 navigation season officially began Thursday with the arrival of the tug Sharon M1 and barge Huron Spirit. The vessel combination came abeam of the Mission Pier entrance at 9:30 p.m. local time, port officials said in […] Read more

Quebec flooding forces hundreds from homes

Montreal | Reuters — Flooding in towns across Quebec has forced hundreds of residents from their homes, and public security officials fear water levels will rise further with forecasters expecting rain Friday, local media reported on Wednesday. Heavy rains early this week have flooded towns in several areas across the predominately French-language province, including two […] Read more

St. Lawrence Seaway opening delayed

CNS Canada — The reopening of the St. Lawrence Seaway will be delayed by a week, with the navigation season now set to begin April 2, according to a notice from the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. Citing “careful review and consideration of factors and conditions affecting safe navigation and effective system transit,” seaway officials […] Read more