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Weekly News Bits

Toronto’s Lusitania model bound for Halifax

Locked In for Growth
With New Panama Canal Locks Opening Soon,right now only Norfolk, Va., Charleston, S.C., and Halifax, Nova Scotia, have the 50-foot-plus channel depth to accommodate the 12,500-TEU ships that will be able to transit the new locks

Montreal, Halifax Turn the Corner
The pace of decline in container volume slowed at Montreal, and throughput even turned up late in the year at Halifax, pointing to a gradual recovery in the year ahead.

Tall ships, deep pockets
Festival visitors dropped $32.8m into province’s economy in 2009