Boycotters Fail to Block Israeli Shipping in Vancouver

June 14, 2021 – An attempt by anti-Israel activists to obstruct Israel-linked shipping off Canada’s west coast has failed, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. On Tuesday, a coalition of anti-Israel groups gathered at Woodland Park, just south of the Port of Vancouver, and marched to the Port in an attempt to obstruct the Northern Julie, a cargo ship sailing under…

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Enabling Persistent Maritime Surveillance

Over a two-week period in late 2020 in the protected waters of Vancouver, Canada, International Submarine Engineering Ltd (ISE) tested its prototype of an underwater dock. The dock is a platform for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to upload data and re-charge their onboard batteries all while staying submerged. Setting aside the technical achievement, in this article we’re going to discuss…

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Canada’s Largest Port has Strong 2020 Cargo Volumes

March 1, 2021 – The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority today released the 2020 year-end statistics for goods moving through the Port of Vancouver. Overall, cargo through the port increased by 1% from 144.2 to 145.5 million metric tonnes (MMT) over the same time last year, with new annual records set for grain, potash, and container trade. “During what was most…

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Saab Proposes New Saab Sensor Centre in Canada

January 18, 2021 – Today at the AIx Space 2021 Conference Saab announced that it has offered to establish a new facility in Canada as part of its offer for Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP). This would be known as the Saab Sensor Centre and would be located in Vancouver, British Columbia, with a focus on sensor technologies such…

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