Presentations from WESTAC Forums are available for members to download up to two years after the event.


This WESTAC Briefing has been prepared as a service to WESTAC members. It is intended to provide a summary of the main elements of the new regulatory framework for container trucking in the Vancouver area (“Lower Mainland”).


Transportation industry leaders gathered in Winnipeg to discuss freight forecasts that impact Western Canada’s transportation network: potash, coal, agricultural products, energy products and containerized goods. Shippers and transportation providers th…


There has been much debate about the impact of the Panama Canal expansion project on global trade patterns and on port traffic in North America. Some view the expansion will have a significant negative impact on West Coast ports in North America.


This document is proposed as a Framework for a National Transportation Policy. The document lays out a vision and objectives, and provides some strategies that all transportation stakeholders across governments and industry can pursue to achieve the objec…


Drawing from shippers and importers that rely upon the freight transportation system, this 80 page report details findings in containerized freight and in six export commodity groups (coal, forest products, grains, fertilizer and potash, sulphur and chemi…


This report draws largely on existing research the describe a very complex grain handling and transportation system in a simple, easy-to-understand way. It is intended as a primer for the workshops where more detailed information may be used.