Prince Rupert Chosen as Site of New Border Pilot Project
(CFTK-TV – Sahar Nassimdoost)
Reduced red tape will result in increased efficiency
The Federal government has selected the Port of Prince Rupert and Montreal as the two locations to implement “Beyond the Border” a partnership between the Canadian and American governments aimed at reducing trade barriers while bolstering security. The announcement which was made last week is expected to streamline cargo screening and reduce red tape for companies shipping goods to their target markets. “That all translates to more cargo, more throughput, more activity and therefore into more jobs.” Says PRPA’s President and CEO Don Krusel. Read more here.
Date: December 20, 2011