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June 20, 2018 5:59 PM Major U.S. airlines refuse to carry children seized by immigration agents

Major U.S. airlines are telling the White House that they don't want to participate in any transportation of migrant children who have been separated from their parents at border crossings. In a statement Wednesday, American Airlines said it doesn't know whether any migrant children have been on its flights, but it doesn't want to profit from the current 29

June 19, 2018 11:15 AM Explosion destroys Mount Pearl business, with fumes cited as early suspect

'You could see nothing but smoke and insulation and debris piling up in the air,' says nearby business owner Authorities are trying to determine what caused an explosion that ripped apart a transportation business in an industrial park on the outskirts of St. John's Tuesday morning, with so much force that thousands of people could hear the explosion 144

May 31, 2018 9:54 PM Study says improving bus service is the best way to boost transit ridership

Buses are the workhorses of Toronto’s transit system. Almost half of all TTC trips are taken by bus, while about 40 per cent are taken by subway. Streetcars make up about 10 per cent, and the Scarborough RT less than 1 per cent. Bus ridership during off-peak hours is the only sector of TTC ridership that isn’t flatlining, according to a December report 11

May 28, 2018 8:27 PM Via Rail cancels some Ontario services after union gives notice of impending strike

The Montreal-based passenger railway says it is analyzing the potential effects of a work stoppage on its operations to minimize the impact. CP workers rejected the company’s latest contract offer on Friday, and on Saturday, the unions accused the company of “refusing to negotiate seriously.” CP says it will keep meeting with union representatives but has launched 15

May 25, 2018 2:12 AM Amazon to bring 1,000 jobs to Ottawa with new warehouse

MPs confirm that online giant will create large transportation hub Online retail giant Amazon is set to make a major investment in Ottawa, with a warehouse that will employ roughly 1,000 people, according to two members of Parliament. Orléans MP Andrew Leslie confirmed in an interview with CBC News that the company plans to take over a giant warehouse 57

May 22, 2018 11:17 PM Pilots push for shorter flight times as government finalizes new safety regulations

'Notwithstanding my great respect for NASA, we make our own decisions' - Marc Garneau When two Air Canada pilots mistook a San Francisco taxiway for a runway and almost crashed their plane into four fully-fuelled airliners awaiting takeoff last summer, they told investigators they were fatigued at the time. Being tired behind the controls of an aircraft 34

May 17, 2018 10:17 PM A defiant Wynne says the election campaign’s volatility makes room for any possibility

“I get the questions about ‘Are we frustrated, are we feeling dispirited,’ all of those things. All I can do is do the things that I believe are right and that’s what I’ve done all through my political career,” she said. “We’ve made a lot of decisions and the vast majority of them have led to real successes and then there have been some things that people 18

May 3, 2018 2:09 PM Canada's trade deficit surges to record $4.1B in March

Trade surplus with United States narrowed for the fifth month in a row Canada's trade deficit ballooned to a record $4.1 billion in March as an import surge in consumer goods, cars and car parts far outweighed Canadian exports. Imports climbed six per cent to $51.7 billion, Statistics Canada said. More than one-fifth of that was cars and car parts, which 36

April 25, 2018 8:00 PM Air industry urges Ottawa to slow down flight-time limits for sleepy pilots

Transport Canada is expected to unveil new regulations in the coming months that will determine how long pilots can remain at the controls without a break — the first such update in more than 20 years. But the Air Transportation Association of Canada and the Helicopter Association of Canada, which represent many of the country’s smaller passenger and cargo 19

April 20, 2018 1:04 PM Pump prices, airline tickets help propel Canada’s inflation rate to 2.3%

OTTAWA — Canada’s annual inflation rate continued creeping higher last month to hit 2.3 per cent. The March figure from Statistics Canada shows the pace of inflation inched a little farther past the midpoint of the central bank’s ideal range of between one and three per cent. By comparison, inflation was 2.2 per cent in February and 1.7 per cent in January 21