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Canada's Pea Export Movement Disrupted

PANAMA - Nov 19/21 - SNS -- Field pea markets were little changed during the past week, but Canada's export performance has been compromised by the effective closure of the Port of >Vancouver.

The Vancouver Port Authority said, "All rail service coming to and from the Port of Vancouver is halted because of flooding in the B.C. interior. Both CN and CP Rail indicate that no rail traffic is currently able to transit between Kamloops and Vancouver.

"Both rail lines are conducting damage assessments of multiple impacted sites and infrastructure threats to establish access and repair activities required. A timeframe for re-opening of the rail lines will be known once damage assessments are complete.

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