The City Episode March 25, 2014

When Commodities Stop Flowing: The Significance of the Truckers' Strike and Vancouver's Port

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Dr. Peter V. Hall (SFU) explains the port truckers' strike and the significance of Vancouver's port within global commodity chains

What are the conditions that have led to the current labour situation at Canada?s largest port? And what is the significance of Vancouver?s port within wider global supply chains? On the program, we?ll be taking an in-depth look at the current labour situation involving port truckers and we?ll be examining the complexities of global commodity chains, ports, and port cities like Vancouver.

Track Listing:

The Neighborhood
The Sojourners · s/t
Black Swells
Ora Cogan · Ribbon Vine
Nobody Can Turn Me Around
The Sojourners · s/t