Hurrah for the Port of Halifax

For those of you that dig the rivalry between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, you’re just going to have to trust me on this one. What’s good for the Port of Halifax is good for all of Atlantic Canada.

If you want a primer on the long term importance of being on a real trade route (as opposed to being at the end of one), just remember what happened to Atlantic Canada after the Feds spend the equivalent of billions of dollars opening up the St. Lawrence River for trade from the world and cutting of Atlantic Canada.

If we can get that back and be the entry point for Chinese goods into the eastern half of North America, even old Brian Lee Crowley’s theories about Atlantica may start to make sense.

Only if…

China syndrome aids Port of Halifax
Shipments of Chinese goods via Suez Canal are boosting business
Monday, December 12, 2005 Page B4
Special to The Globe and Mail