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  • U.S. Rejects the EU's Trade Reform Proposal, Putting WTO at Risk

    The U.S. rejected the European Union's proposal to reform the World Trade Organization, dealing a blow to international efforts to bolster the Geneva-based body, which has come under attack from President Donald Trump's administration.

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  • Port of Montreal Increasing Labour by 20% as Container Volumes Surge

    In response to queries about possible labour unrest at the Port of Montreal, CIFFA has obtained the following update:
    According to Tony Boemi, Vice-President, Growth and Development, Montreal Port Authority, the Maritime Employers Association is hiring and training around the clock to meet the increased business at the Port of Montreal. Labour is being increased by almost 20%, representing a total additional staff of 160.

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