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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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Via Rail paid $11 million in bonuses amid travel delays and losses

Via Rail handed out millions of dollars in bonuses to executives and employees, amid frequent travel delays, ongoing financial troubles, and increased government subsidies, newly released documents show. A report this month from the Crown Corporation found 40 per cent of its trains were late in 2023, while its operating …

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Free-roaming feathered friends (mostly) welcomed with aplomb in Manitoba town

Souris, Man.’s heart and soul hinged on a historic swinging bridge that was lost to devastating flooding in 2011. While a replacement bridge was constructed in 2013, the community had a bit of an identity crisis, fearing tourists wouldn’t come just to see the new bridge. Turns out they were …

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Another case of measles reported in Ontario through travel

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Durham Region Health Department says it has a confirmed case of measles in an adult who acquired the illness during a recent travel abroad. DRHP said the public may have been exposed to the virus through a flight with Royal Jordanian Airlines …

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Air Canada CEO, advocates clash at meeting on accessible travel – National

Advocates and Air Canada‘s CEO served up opposing views of on-board accessibility for passengers on Tuesday, though both sides agree that consistency remains a problem. Michael Rousseau, who heads Canada’s largest airline, told a House of Commons transport committee an overwhelming majority of the 1.3 million passengers who requested special assistance last …

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Total solar eclipse is driving travel demand to these Canadian cities: Airbnb

Interest in travelling to Canadian cities and towns along the path of the total solar eclipse is skyrocketing ahead of the rare celestial event not seen in the country in over four decades. The eclipse’s path will cross through parts of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, …

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Saskatoon morning news rewind: Tuesday, Jan. 16 – Saskatoon

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Momentum for the Saskatoon Blades, greenhouse gas crops study, and last-minute vacations in Travel Tips. Here’s your morning rewind for the Tuesday, Jan. 16, edition of Global News Morning Saskatoon. Saskatoon Blades head into 2nd half of season with momentum The Saskatoon …

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Saskatoon morning news rewind: Tuesday, Dec. 5 – Saskatoon

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Local gift and stocking stuffer ideas, a new suicide prevention hotline, and giving the gift of travel for the holidays. Here’s your morning rewind for the Tuesday, Dec. 5, edition of Global News Morning Saskatoon. Shopping local for gifts and stocking stuffers …

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Ontario registered nurses soon able to prescribe birth control, travel medication

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 6, 2023 1:09 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Registered nurses in Ontario will soon be able to prescribe certain medications such as birth control and drugs for smoking cessation. Health Minister Sylvia Jones says expanding registered nurses’ scope of …

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