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October 15, 2018 9:16 PM Airlines impose cannabis ban on pilots and cabin crew

Jazz has introduced a similar policy, banning employees in safety-critical positions from using marijuana on or off duty, spokesperson Debra Williams said. Nav Canada, the private company that operates the country’s air traffic control system, said it would reveal its cannabis policy for employees on Wednesday. But a spokesperson said it already has a zero tolerance 8

September 28, 2018 2:11 PM Tsunami sweeps away homes on Indonesian island of Sulawesi

Indonesian TV showed a smartphone video of a powerful wave hitting Palu with people screaming and running in fear. Palu’s airport halted operations for 24 hours due to earthquake damage, according to AirNav, which oversees airline traffic in Indonesia. Central Sulawsi was hit earlier Friday by a magnitude 6.1 earthquake that based on preliminary information 11

September 25, 2018 1:31 PM National safety board expected to determine cause of Air Canada close call

Video captured the moment that an Air Canada jet flew off course and just over four other jetliners filled with passengers late on a July night last year in San Francisco. On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board will meet to determine the probable cause of the close call. Board members are likely to focus on actions of the Air Canada pilots 13

September 24, 2018 6:56 PM Canada’s capital region picking up the pieces following destructive tornadoes

On the Ontario side of the river, thousands of residents in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean are still without power, though most of the city’s electrical grid has started to return to normal thanks to hydro crews working around the clock. Schools in Ottawa were shuttered Monday and thousands of civil servants are working from home after city officials asked 15

September 16, 2018 4:43 PM Women lead trucking industry charge to get more female big-riggers behind wheel

Linda Young, head of human resources for Winnipeg-based Bison Transport, chairs the trucking HR association’s Women With Drive initiative. Launched in 2016, it aims to raise the number of women entering the 18-wheeler workforce through awareness campaigns and resources for employers. “In the last two years it has gotten worse,” Young said. “This year in particular 34

September 16, 2018 2:28 PM Aircraft hunt for plane reported overdue on flight from Edmonton to Chilliwack

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — Aircraft are searching the British Columbia Interior for a small plane with two people on board that’s gone missing. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre says in a statement that its Pacific division was notified Friday afternoon that a small, private plane was overdue on a flight from Edmonton to Chilliwack, B.C. It says a Hercules 15

September 11, 2018 5:25 PM Real estate companies threatened by TREB after posting GTA sales data

The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) continues to stall on the online publication of sold information, according to some Toronto brokers who have received cease and desist letters telling them to pull sold prices from the listings on their password-protected sites. Zoocasa CEO Lauren Haw accused the board of anti-competitive behaviour, but said, because 29

September 10, 2018 6:57 PM Alberta premier says province will continue to fight for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

FORT MCMURRAY, ALTA.—Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the challenges facing the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion shows her province can do everything by the book and still get shortchanged. Notley says the recent Federal Court of Appeal decision quashing the expansion project has provoked frustration and anger in Alberta, but says her government will continue 14

August 6, 2018 4:24 PM Nova Scotia driver ‘acting like an idiot’ charged after going 232 km/hr on highway

THOMSON STATION, N.S.—Nova Scotia police say it’s one of the fastest speeds they’ve ever clocked: A young Quebec man was allegedly caught driving 232 kilometres an hour on the Trans-Canada Highway. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson says officers were conducting radar enforcement on Highway 104 in Thomson Station, N.S., around noon Saturday when they saw two vehicles 18

August 3, 2018 4:20 PM City to install automated speed enforcement, LED warning signs in new Vision Zero safety initiatives

The city will also expand the existing Watch Your Speed Program in each city ward. The program features mobile LED signs that show drivers their speed in real time. Councillor Jaye Robinson (Ward 25 Don Valley West), called the two programs “significant steps” forward. “We are committed to improving safety for all road users and these programs will serve 16