June 13, 2023 – ILWU Canada has confirmed that the weekend vote has given it the mandate in favour of strike action if needed. The timeline for possible strike or lockout action has not changed; the parties cannot acquire the legal right to strike or lockout before June 21. Further, the BC Maritime Employers Association and ILWU Canada have mutually agreed that no 72-hour strike or lockout notice will be filed before June 21. The earliest either party could exercise the right to strike or lockout is 12:01 am PT on June 24. The parties are continuing to meet with the assistance of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.