British Columbia

Mom-and-pop stores will be hit hardest by looming strike at Port of Vancouver

“As negotiations continue between B.C. longshore workers and their employers to prevent a strike that could begin Monday, Canada’s retail industry is crossing its fingers that a deal can be reached.

Greg Wilson, B.C.’s director of government relations with the Retail Council of Canada, said Saturday that the hardest-hit sector will be smaller mom-and-pop stores that aren’t able to find a way around the terminal closure.”

WATCH: Longshore workers at two key Port of Vancouver container terminals could be going on strike. Greg Wilson with the Retail Council of Canada discusses the potential impact of a strike on Canada’s retail industry.

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