February 9, 2021 – Canaan Transport has learned the following details about ongoing negotiations between the Port of Montreal Longshoremen’s Union and the Maritime Employers Association. Both parties have received a letter from the Federal Minister of Labour asking for 14 days of blitz negotiations. The federal government has hired Peter Simpson as mediator. While the priority remains a signed collective agreement before the end of the truce on March 21st, in order to comply with the truce concluded on August 21st, 2020, the parties involved cannot comment on the negotiations.