Tag: Port

How workers at Canada’s busiest port are ‘rocking and rolling’ to get food, supplies and face masks across the country amid COVID-19

VANCOUVER—Canadians across the country are sheltering at home at the recommendation of public health officials. One million Canadians who can neither work from home nor work due to COVID-19 have filed for employment insurance. The province of Ontario has shuttered all businesses deemed “non-essential.” But while much of the country retracts, Canada’s largest port is…

Nuclear fortress: Major upgrades underway at Russian home port for strategic submarines of the Pacific Ocean

A top-secret seaport in Kamchatka, home to some of Russia’s most-valuable attack and strategic submarines, is getting a major upgrade of its facilities. Massive 50-meter-high moles will make it more efficient and defensible. Vilyuchinsk is a small city in Russia’s Far-Eastern region of Kamchatka located just 20 km from the provincial capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The location…

Google's vision for Port Lands a no-go with Ontario government, source says

Google’s expansive vision to build communities and transit across Toronto’s eastern waterfront in exchange for a cut of property tax and development revenues is a non-starter, the Ontario government says. At Queen’s Park, a senior government official told the Star’s Robert Benzie that Google sister company Sidewalk Labs’s plan — revealed by the Star’s Marco…

Police investigate 100 rusty nails on main beach in Port Dover

PORT DOVER, ONT.—Provincial police say they’re trying to determine who left rusty nails on the main beach area in Port Dover, Ont. Police say a large quantity of nails were dropped along the shoreline in the community on Lake Erie. They say the nails were discovered by members of the public and reported to police…