We facilitate research to identify best practices for safe and sustainable marine shipping in Canada

Our research focuses on the human, environmental and economic impacts of marine shipping. That includes practices for safe handling of bulk commodities at marine terminals, impacts of oil and liquid natural gas shipping, spill prevention and response, impacts on coastal and Indigenous communities, and much more. We collaborate with Indigenous groups, stakeholders and experts to identify knowledge gaps, share results of existing studies, and facilitate new research to ensure decision makers have access to accurate, up-to-date information.

20/04/2016
Canadian Council of Academies

Commercial Marine Shipping Accidents: Understanding the Risks in Canada

This Clear Seas report summarizes the risks of commercial marine shipping accidents across Canada's regions and for different cargo types, while highlighting gaps in understanding and areas for further research.

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19/04/2016
Angus Reid Institute

Public Opinion Poll: Canadians Attitudes towards Marine Shipping

Canadians see themselves as a sea-faring nation and have positive views about shipping and its contribution to the country. Canada’s coastal regions feel this most strongly.

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