Global BC: Port of Vancouver faces ‘backlog’ with more than 40 ships at anchor amid protests, blockades

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President and CEO of the Business Council of British Columbia Greg D’Avignon said it’s too soon to say how much of an economic effect that disruption is having, but that there’s no question it’s happening.

“It’s having an immediate impact on the ability of supply chains to move goods within Canada, but also as the gateway through Vancouver and the biggest port in Canada, they’re moving goods in and out of our nation,” he said.

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D’Avignon said imports being disrupted range from vehicles to medicine to cell phones, while Canadian exporters are also feeling the pinch.

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