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Keystone bill passes: Without McCain's Jones Act repeal amendment

Despite his amendment not being included, Senator McCain voted in favor of the bill.

The U.S. Senate yesterday voted 62 to 36 to pass a bill to permit construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, but declined to tack on an amendment by Senator John McCain that would have repealed the domestic shipbuilding requirement of the […]

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Container truckers protest Port Metro Vancouver’s licensing decisions

Hundreds of transport trucks wound their way along Knight Street in Vancouver Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 in protest as part of an ongoing labour dispute with the Port Metro Vancouver.

Trucker Jurjit Dulay was protesting Wednesday because he’s out of work — along with about 600 other drivers, as well as mechanics and staff, […]

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