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As the leading voice of Canadian ports, the Association of Canadian Port Authorities represents the interests of the 17 port authorities that make up the National Ports System.

ACPA’s mission is to champion and advocate for Canadian ports in matters related to government policy, trade, competitiveness, and public awareness in order to contribute to a sustainable, clean, efficient, and reliable intermodal supply chain and transportation system.

Economy

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Supporting over 200,000 jobs and with more than $50 billion in economic activity annually, Canada Port Authorities are powerful generators of wealth.

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Community

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Canada Port Authorities are community partners, active in projects that contribute to people’s lives, support regional needs and promote a healthy environment.

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Environment

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Innovative stewards of the environment, Canada Port Authorities are committed to sustainable development practices such as reduction of GHG emissions and waste.

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By the Numbers…

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CPAs handle over 340 million tonnes of cargo every year

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Annually, CPAs have a direct economic impact of $36 billion

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CPAs welcome more than 1.3 million cruise ships passengers every year

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Each year, CPAs maintain more than 200k jobs

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CPAs contribute more than $25 billion to Canada’s GDP

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80% of goods Canadians consume daily transit through a port

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St. John’s Port Authority

The Port of St John’s is a diverse service centre for offshore energy supply and service, marine maintenance and repair, the fishing industry, and the cruise sector.

About Our Member Ports
St. John’s Port Authority St. John’s Port Authority The Port of St John’s is a diverse service centre for offshore energy supply and service, marine maintenance and repair, the fishing industry, and the cruise sector.
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority Vancouver Fraser Port Authority The Port of Vancouver includes more than 16,000 hectares of water, more than 1,500 hectares of land and hundreds of kilometres of shoreline.
Toronto Port Authority Toronto Port Authority Since 1793, the Port of Toronto has served as Toronto’s gateway to the St. Lawrence Seaway and to marine ports around the world.
Nanaimo Port Authority Nanaimo Port Authority Connecting 25 ports to 14 countries, the Port of Nanaimo is Vancouver Island's cargo and marine transportation centre and includes the BC Vehicle Processing Centre.
Saint John Port Authority Saint John Port Authority Port Saint John handles an average of 28 million metric tonnes of dry and liquid bulks, break bulk and container cargo annually.
Halifax Port Authority Halifax Port Authority 13,600 jobs are generated by Port of Halifax operations and Nova Scotia exporters.
Montreal Port Authority Montreal Port Authority Featuring its own rail network, the Port of Montreal is a diversified transshipment centre that handles containerized and non-containerized cargo, liquid bulk and dry bulk.
Sept-Îles Port Authority Sept-Îles Port Authority The Port of Sept-Îles is the largest ore-handling port in North America, handling close to 35 million tonnes in 2020.
Port Alberni Port Authority Port Alberni Port Authority In addition to its shipping terminals and warehousing facilities, PAPA operates 4 recreational marinas, 1 commercial fishing marina and the China Creek Campground.
Québec Port Authority Québec Port Authority In 2019, some 29 million metric tonnes of goods were handled at the Port of Québec, making it the second-best year in the port's history.
Prince Rupert Port Authority Prince Rupert Port Authority The Port of Prince Rupert is Canada's northernmost trade gateway on the west coast, providing infrastructure to support supply chains between North America and Asia.
Trois-Rivières Port Authority Trois-Rivières Port Authority The Port of Trois-Rivières accommodates 55,000 trucks, 11,000 railcars and more than 250 merchant and cruise ships annually.
Saguenay Port Authority Saguenay Port Authority The Port of Saguenay’s industrial port area is one of the largest in Canada with 12 square kilometres dedicated to big industry.
Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority HOPA Ports comprise 1,000 acres of land and handle 10 million metric tonnes of cargo per year, which is connected to 40,000 jobs.
Thunder Bay Port Authority Thunder Bay Port Authority The Port of Thunder Bay is the furthest inland port in Canada, serving as Western Canada’s eastern gateway to international markets for grain, coal and potash.
Windsor Port Authority Windsor Port Authority Port Windsor, a Free Trade Zone, includes over 21.2 kms of seaway-depth shoreline, serviced by rail, and direct links to all major Canadian and US highways.
Belledune Port Authority Belledune Port Authority The Port of Belledune boasts four terminals with over 600 acres of industrial zone land linked to road and rail networks.

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St. John’s Port Authority

The Port of St John’s is a diverse service centre for offshore energy supply and service, marine maintenance and repair, the fishing industry, and the cruise sector.

About Our Member Ports

ACPA Supporters

An ACPA Supporter membership keeps you connected with key players in the marine sector. Join the national voice that protects and advances the interests of the Canadian port community!

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