North American gateway should be national priority

Location, capacity, and rail connections are powerful advantages for Canada.

BC Ministry of Transportation Photo
The Port of Prince Rupert's Fairview container terminal in April 2012.
Charles McMillan, George Stalk, Jr.
Published: Monday, 03/18/2013 10:31 pm EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 03/19/2013 9:47 am EDT

Few countries can match Canada’s three-ocean based geography, so the explosion of imported goods from China, India, and other Asian economies, and the serious congestion in the ports, rails and roads of North America, offers Canada an immense opportunity.

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