Transportation (Canada)

Possible measles exposure at Vancouver International Airport

B.C. health officials say travellers who passed through the Vancouver International Airport in late July and early August may have been exposed to …

Airports

Illegal border crossings from U.S. increase by nearly 23 per cent from June to July

The number of border crossers spiked by nearly 23 per cent between June and July, following a brief decrease in the number of asylum seekers illegally crossing into Canada between official border posts earlier this year.<p>The RCMP intercepted 1,634 asylum claimants along the Canada-U.S. land border …

Immigration

European shares edge up, ignoring emerging-market losses

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares edged up on Wednesday, ignoring heavy losses overnight on emerging markets, as the Turkish currency crisis seemed to ease and the lira recovered from record lows.<p>At 0805 GMT, the pan-European STOXX 600 (.STOXX) was up 0.1 percent with most major indexes trading …

Business

NDP announce $215-million green transit fund

A new public transit fund will dole out $215 million over five years for low-emission vehicles in Alberta communities, announced Transportation …

Transit

Construction set to begin on new transit fleet maintenance facility

It was a step forward for public transit in Regina, as the city, along with the provincial and federal government, announced the start of …

Canadian News

Ontario government announces plans to privatize sale of legal recreational Cannabis

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative, Doug Ford led government has revealed plans to revamp the province’s plan for the legal sale of recreational …

Cannabis

Calls for legal side-by-side cycling after pickup truck crash hurts five

A collision on a highway in Edmonton ended with five cyclists in hospital and others calling for a change to Alberta’s traffic laws.<p>The five cyclists …

Cycling

Autonomous shuttle to launch in Montreal this September

Canada’s first fully electric autonomous shuttle to be used on public roads will hit the streets near Montreal this September, as part of a 12-month …

City Halls

August's #avgeek gallery: 30 cool aviation photos

Hello Today in the Sky readers! It's time for the August 2018 edition of our "#avgeek photo gallery." For the uninitiated, it's a batch of fun airplane and aviation photos from around the globe.<p>Our #avgeek gallery first launched in January 2015. Since then, it's become a permanent monthly fixture …

Aviation

Pack your bags, Saskatoon, you're heading to Orlando

Airline adds non-stop service to Florida this winter<p>CALGARY , Aug. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - WestJet guests in Saskatoon will have a new route taking them to …

Flying

Diplomatic Feud Between Saudi Arabia, Canada Worsens

The diplomatic feud between Saudi Arabia and Canada, triggered by a tweet criticizing the Gulf kingdom’s human rights record, looks set to worsen …

Saudi Arabia

Boeing B-29 Superfortress begins stay at Waterloo airport

If you looked up to the skies over the Waterloo region Monday afternoon, you may have caught an unusual sight.<p>A Boeing B-29 Superfortress landed at …

Canadian News

Aviation Daily, August 14, 2018

Volume 413, Issue 31Publication Info Cover Date: Tue, 2018-08-14 Volume: 413 Number: 31

Aviation

Federal task force on illegal border crossings to get new leader

The federal task force managing the government's response to the spike in the number of migrants crossing the border into Canada illegally is getting …

Border Crossings

Feds say CBSA watchdog in the works following death of man at Calgary airport

With questions still swirling around the death of a man at the Calgary airport last week, the federal government says it will push ahead with plans …

Canadian News

100K worth of drugs seized at EIA, man facing trafficking charges

A 45-year-old man is facing several drug charges after allegedly attempting to traffic $100,000 worth of drugs out of the Edmonton International …

Airports

Windsor to get $13.4M from federal gas tax fund

Windsor and Essex County municipalities are receiving millions of dollars from the federal gas tax fund.<p>Windsor is getting $13.4 million and the …

Canada

EDITORIAL: Sewer overflows a real stinker of an issue

Cities across Canada this summer have been hammered by intense rainfalls.<p>Flooding recently shut down hospitals in Fort McMurray, swamped Saint John …

Roads

King George resident asks city to keep Spadina stretch open

Saskatoon motorists can enjoy easy access to a scenic stretch of roadway along the South Saskatchewan River until next spring. After that, the city …

Saskatoon

Horizon Air Q400 Crashes After Being Stolen By Airline Employee

FAA, FBI and U.S. National Transportation Safety Board officials are investigating the crash of a Horizon Air Bombardier Q400 turboprop in woodland …

Horizon Air

Here are some of Atlantic Canada's most beautiful spots to see this fall

Seen either by land, sea or sky, Atlantic Canada has a lot to offer in the fall season. Perhaps, even, too much to take in in just one …

Canada

At Least 4 People — Including 2 Police Officers — Were Killed In A Shooting In Canada

At least four people are dead and a suspect is in custody Friday in a shooting in the capital city of New Brunswick in Canada. Two of the dead are …

Law Enforcement

Serious crash closes southern Alberta highway

RCMP are asking drivers to avoid a southern Alberta highway Friday morning as they investigate a serious two-vehicle collision.<p>One person was …

Roads

Halifax Stanfield International airport building off record year

Halifax Stanfield International Airport is flying high, touting 2017 as a record-breaking year for the facility.<p>A new report says the airport …

Airports

Friday marks hottest day ever recorded in Calgary

Calgary experienced its hottest day on record as the mercury jumped to 37 C on Friday afternoon.<p>A temperature of 36.5 C was recorded at Calgary …

Canada

5 Things to Know: Abbotsford International Air Show

The Abbotsford International Air Show takes flight this weekend, bringing an array of sights from the world of flight. Since 1970, Abbotsford has …

Letters to The Province, Aug. 10, 2018: Is Jagmeet Singh ready to represent Burnaby South?

Points to consider regarding federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s announcement that he intends to run in the upcoming byelection in Burnaby South:He …

Canada

Transit union wants subsidies of $250K per bus route after Greyhound departure

The president of the union that represents Greyhound Canada drivers is calling on the federal government to invest a projected $250,000 or more per …

Canada

Multi-vehicle crash on Pat Bay Highway

Victoria needed a win to make the league playoffs, now looks ahead to 2019<p>Susan Simmons and her team need to wait for the perfect day for such a long …

Wildfires

At Least Four People — Including Two Police Officers — Were Killed In A Shooting In Canada

A mother and child told CTV they heard gunshots shortly after 7 am Friday. They were later escorted from their home in the cordoned-off area.<p>Around …

Canada