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Is air travel back in full swing? What new Statistics Canada data suggests – National

Travel through Canadian airports is slowly creeping back to pre-pandemic levels, new Statistics Canada findings suggest. In April, seven out of eight Canadian airports reported higher volumes of passenger traffic each year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the findings released Wednesday. This year, 4.3 million travellers …

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Around $500,000 worth of baby eels seized at Toronto Pearson Airport

Federal officials say 109 kilograms of unauthorized baby eels, or elvers, were seized at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Wednesday. The search was carried out by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the Canada Border Services Agency. According to officials, the elvers destined to be shipped overseas were worth between …

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Toronto’s Pearson Airport to get multibillion-dollar renovation: GTAA

Toronto’s airports authority has announced a multibillion-dollar plan to update and modernize Toronto Pearson Airport. The Greater Toronto Airports Authority said it launched the first phase of procurement for Pearson LIFT, a plan intended to help the airport meet growing demand for its services. “This is the very beginning of what will be a …

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Design Jam brings new ideas for Downsview airport lands – Toronto

Seventy students put their heads together over the weekend to come up with a new use for the Downsview airport lands. The two-day Design Jam was to allow high school students the opportunity to get more involved in city building. The event was held by Urban Minds, a local non-profit …

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Airport train, and housing among Calgary’s funding requests for provincial budget – Calgary

The City of Calgary is asking for around $1.3 billion in new and continued investments in the upcoming provincial budget, but the premier’s warning of spending restraint is raising questions around how much will be fulfilled. Topping the city’s budget wishlist is a $53 million provincial contribution to extend the …

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MMF signage removed from Ottawa airport an ‘absolute insult’ says president – Winnipeg

The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) is claiming foul play after signage it paid for in the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport was taken down. In a statement to Global News, the Ottawa International Airport Authority said, “Under a contract with Astral, the Ottawa International Airport exhibited the creative content of the …

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Up in the air: An ultralight flight at Peterborough Airport – Peterborough

If you stop by Peterborough Airport in Peterborough, Ont., on any given day, odds are you’ll see Cathy Montgomery — that is, if you look up. For more than two decades the pilot and flight instructor has been taking to the skies, and helping others do the same. “I’ve been doing …

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Air Canada pilots picket at Toronto’s Pearson airport as talks continue

TORONTO — Air Canada pilots are set to demonstrate at Toronto’s Pearson airport Friday, calling for better wages and working conditions as talks with the country’s biggest carrier continue. Representing more than 5,000 Air Canada aviators, the Air Line Pilots Association kick-started the bargaining process in June, one day after …

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Kidnapping suspects caught at Toronto Pearson Airport upon return from Mexico: police – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Three suspects in a kidnapping that involved a case of mistaken identity were arrested at Toronto Pearson Airport this week after returning from Cancun, police say. York Regional Police said officers were called at around 2:05 a.m. on Aug. 27 to a …

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Small plane crashes during landing at Quebec City airport, pilot taken to hospital

Authorities at Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec City confirmed that a small plane with one person aboard was involved in an incident Tuesday morning. Both Quebec City police and firefighters were called in to assist. Quebec City police spokesperson Sandra Dion confirmed one person was taken to hospital. Their …

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