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Cadets soar to new heights

Two Kamloops cadets spent their summer learning how to fly a plane. Shael Huska and Leia Hoot were two of 36 air cadets selected across the provide to pursue their Transport Canada private licence program as part of a scholarship program.The two local ... [Published Kamloops This Week - 2 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

WestJet has ‘little tolerance’ for intoxicated flyers

The two allegedly drunk women on Wednesday’s Sunwing flight to Cuba are among hundreds of Canadians who have caused trouble in the skies in the past decade.There have been at least 263 alcohol-, cigarette- or marijuana-related incidents on Canadian flights, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Another view: Look beyond tank cars to prevent tragedies like Lac-Megantic

Regulators should examine all aspects of safety, including measures that would prevent derailments.Your paper’s Aug. 21 editorial, “Our View: U.S. foot-dragging could lead to another Lac-Megantic,” is correct in saying that federal regulators in the U.S. ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

NDP leader wrong on tankers

Dear Sir:Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair recently told Northern residents that he’s “categorically opposed” to tankers in the Douglas Channel (“Mulcair visits northwestern B.C.”, August 18, 2014).In the ongoing debate about tanker traffic in B.C., it’s ... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 6 reports

Lawyers call for charges to be dropped in Lac-Megantic disaster

Tags: Lac-Megantic, quebec. chargesLawyers for two of the three men accused in the Lac-Megantic tragedy are calling for their criminal charges to be dropped.Train engineer Tom Harding, railway traffic controller Richard Labrie, and manager of train operations ... [Published CHCH.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

'It's an invasion of privacy,' B.C. homeowner says about peeping drone

A Victoria-area resident says she spotted a drone buzzing around her property, but police say their hands are tied.Laura Moffett says the man, who was flying the drone in a park across the street, was allegedly trying to peek inside her home in Oak B ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

How bad does a passenger have to be to get a plane turned around? And at what point do you start scrambling jets?

In this occasional feature, the National Post tells you everything you need to know about a complicated issue. Today, Katrina Clarke looks at the latest example of disruptive airplane passengers and why authorities respond the way they do, in the wake ... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Hobby drones: more popular, more concerns

Small remote-controlled personal drones, originally a hobby activity, have morphed into many useful roles. Coupled with cameras, they’re used now by farmers to check on crops, by real-estate agents to provide new views of properties to prospective clients, ... [Published Radio Canada International - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Ottawa investing millions into runway rehabilitation at Grande Prairie Airport

The federal government said it was putting millions of dollars into improving parts of a northern Alberta airport, and buying equipment.Chris Warkentin, the Member of Parliament for Peace River made the multi-million dollar announcement in Grande Prairie ... [Published CTV News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Why it's hard to stop a peeping drone - Technology & Science

When hobbyists send their tiny, camera-mounted drones up to capture pictures of a beautiful sunset, the results can be stunning. But when unmanned aerial vehicles — which have been rapidly growing in popularity across Canada — are spotted hovering outside ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Airport to get facelift

Peace River’s airport is set to receive an $11.3 million facelift.Member of Parliament Chris Warkentin was in town on Monday, Aug. 25 to announce, on behalf of Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt, that the government of Canada would be investing funds to ... [Published Peace River Record Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

TSB blames railway, Ottawa in Lac Megantic disaster

TSB blames railway for safety issues, Ottawa for poor oversightTopicsTagsLAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec—The combination of a lack of government oversight and a penny-pinching railway contributed to the deadly oil-train disaster that devastated Lac-Megantic, says ... [Published Canadian Manufacturing - Aug 25 2014]

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"It's more an issue that the driver drove into the centre median and then veered too hard trying to get onto the road" Nightingale said
"The proceeds from the sale will help the airline invest in growth opportunities going forward" said Michael Deluce, executive vice-president and chief commercial officer at Porter
Bell Helicopter president and CEO John Garrison said: "The groundbreaking of the Bell Helicopter facility in Lafayette is a significant milestone toward aircraft production and delivery."
Mr. Walsh wonders why prosecutors were "focusing on the little picture when the big picture is a lot more important."

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Cadets soar to new heights [Published Kamloops This Week - 2 hours ago]
Twin Otter: The Death and Rebirth of a Great Ca... [Published Alberta Venture - 3 hours ago]
2014 Mazda6 – AJAC car of the year [Published Inside Toronto - 8 hours ago]
WestJet has ‘little tolerance’ for intoxicated ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
WestJet has ‘little tolerance’ for intoxicated ... [Published Globe and Mail - 20 hours ago]
Another view: Look beyond tank cars to prevent ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 31 2014]
Up Up and Away: Commercial Drone Market Ready f... [Published iMedia Connection - Aug 31 2014]
As drones take off, so do privacy concerns [Published Global News Canada - Aug 30 2014]
Coquihalla bus crash not caused by speeding, sa... [Published CBC - Aug 30 2014]
Supplier Surveillance Reveals Conflicting Docum... [Published Pratt & Whitney - Aug 30 2014]
NDP leader wrong on tankers [Published BCLocalNews.com - Aug 30 2014]
Porter Aviation puts Toronto island terminal up... [Published 610 CKTB - Aug 29 2014]
Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Cou... [Published Prime Minister of Canada - Aug 29 2014]
Fighting for history: Uncovering the truth of r... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 29 2014]
UPS adds Kamloops [Published Canadian Manufacturing - Aug 29 2014]
Electrical system improvements on the way for L... [Published Thompson Citizen - Aug 29 2014]
Lawyers call for charges to be dropped in Lac-M... [Published CHCH.com - Aug 29 2014]
Bell Helicopter commences work on helicopter as... [Published Aerospace Technology - Aug 29 2014]
Union wants charges dropped against railway emp... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 29 2014]
Globe says CN, CP hear two accused called "scap... [Published Stockwatch - Aug 29 2014]
Op Nanook Builds on Northern Partnerships [Published Courier News and Publishing - Aug 29 2014]
Lawyers for two Lac-Mégantic accused want charg... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
Drop Lac-Mégantic charges, lawyers ask [Published My Kawartha - Aug 29 2014]
How bad does a passenger have to be to get a pl... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Aug 28 2014]
How bad does a passenger have to be to get a pl... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 28 2014]
Winnipeg mayoral candidate wants city to join g... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 28 2014]
UVic professor says drone legislation needed now [Published C-FAX 1070 - Aug 28 2014]
MING FAI : Re-designation of director and appoi... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 28 2014]
Lawyers for two Lac-Mégantic accused want charg... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 28 2014]
Lawyers for 2 men accused in Lac-Megantic disas... [Published CTV News - Aug 28 2014]
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Union wants charges dropped against railway emp... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 29 2014]
MONTREAL — The union and lawyers representing two railway employees accused in the Lac-Megantic disaster are urging the Crown to drop the charges in light of recent findings by the Transportation Safety Board. Engineer Tom Harding, railway traffic controller ...
How bad does a passenger have to be to get a pl... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Aug 28 2014]
In this occasional feature, the National Post tells you everything you need to know about a complicated issue. Today, Katrina Clarke looks at the latest example of disruptive airplane passengers and why authorities respond the way they do, in the wake ...
How bad does a passenger have to be to get a pl... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 28 2014]
In this occasional feature, the National Post tells you everything you need to know about a complicated issue. Today, Katrina Clarke looks at the latest example of disruptive airplane passengers and why authorities respond the way they do, in the wake ...
Bus manufacturer that issued a recall affecting... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Aug 22 2014]
A bus manufacturer that issued a recall affecting 80 TTC buses last month still hasn’t formally notified the TTC of the problem, the TTC says. Montreal-based Nova Bus informed Transport Canada of bus defects in July after discovering faulty wiring in ...
Lise Ravary: In Montreal, a tale of two disappo... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 22 2014]
On Tuesday, in Montreal, I watched the sorry spectacle of two key public officials giving separate but equally underwhelming press conferences to explain why their organizations had failed to keep people safe. It started early in the day when Montreal’s ...
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