Canada: $850 million worth of manufactured goods are ‘sitting idle’ every day that rail lines are blocked

By Sam McGriskin, The Post Millennial.; February 26, 2020

Blockades across the country continue to put a halt on the Canadian economy as goods cannot be transported to where they need to be. Prime Minister Trudeau has said that he wants to come to a quick and peaceful solution but that does not seem very plausible at this point. 

BMO Capital Markets senior economist, Doug Porter, said that the coronavirus has negatively affected the global economy and the rail shutdown is an added extra pressure for Canada’s economy according to Financial Post

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