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Vancouver: Port Truckers Could Lose Licences

(Canada Journal)

Port Metro Vancouver plans to drastically cut licences for truckers conducting business there – the reduction will be at least 25 per cent.

The news came Wednesday at a press conference hosted by Raitt, B.C. transport minister Todd Stone and Port Metro CEO Robin Silvester. They introduced plans for a new truck licensing system – most notable was the recommendation to significantly cut the number of licenses available for truckers at Port Metro. [...]

With up to a 40% cut in new licenses, not only independent owner-operators, but potentially entire companies, will lose the opportunity to work for Port Metro Vancouver. Read more here.

Related: Port Metro Vancouver to Launch New Truck Licensing System to Stabilize Port Operations (Port News)