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Trucks unload containers from cargo ships in the Port of Montreal in this file photo. (Graham Hughes/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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Ottawa enlists Morgan Stanley to review ownership options for 18 Canadian ports Add to ...

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The federal Liberals are paving the way for the potential sale of government-owned shipping hubs, part of a larger strategy to encourage private-sector investment in infrastructure.

Ottawa announced late on Monday that it had hired investment bank Morgan Stanley Canada Ltd. to review ownership options for 18 Canadian ports. Canada Development Investment Corp., a Crown agency responsible for selling federal assets, hired the firm “to provide financial advice” on its port holdings, which include facilities in Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Thunder Bay, Ont., and Vancouver.

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