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Airlines vital to life in the North facing headwinds from worker shortages

Airlines vital to life in the North facing headwinds from worker shortages

YELLOWKNIFE — Airlines that operate in the North — where many residents rely on flights for transportation and goods — say disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic, a Canada-wide pilot shortage and new fatigue regulations are creating headwinds.
Air travellers face higher airport fees following pandemic disruptions

Air travellers face higher airport fees following pandemic disruptions

TORONTO — Canadian travellers are facing increased airport fees after the pandemic grounded revenues and led to more debt for airports across the country.
Micro mobility revolution races ahead, as policymakers and police try to keep up

Micro mobility revolution races ahead, as policymakers and police try to keep up

VANCOUVER — Since Gabriel Kwok started riding an electric unicycle on Vancouver's streets nine months ago, he estimates he's logged about 2,000 kilometres on the briefcase-sized vehicle.
Popular Vancouver car share service increases rates, adds new travel fee

Popular Vancouver car share service increases rates, adds new travel fee

There will also be a drop off fee for those travelling to the airport.
Around 50 flights cancelled at YVR due to snow

Around 50 flights cancelled at YVR due to snow

Visibility is improving but flights continue to be impacted
YVR traffic remains more than 10 per cent below pre-pandemic level

YVR traffic remains more than 10 per cent below pre-pandemic level

More than 410,000 people are expected to pass through the airport this week
WestJet customers offered 7.5-hour bus ride to destination after flight cancelled

WestJet customers offered 7.5-hour bus ride to destination after flight cancelled

WestJet customers say they were rebooked on a seven-and-a-half-hour bus trip from Calgary to Regina after their afternoon flight was cancelled Sunday.
Province injects $500 million into B.C. Ferries in effort to keep annual fare jumps below 3%

Province injects $500 million into B.C. Ferries in effort to keep annual fare jumps below 3%

Report had forecast possible annual fare increases above 10%.
TransLink ridership rebound outpaces major North American cities

TransLink ridership rebound outpaces major North American cities

Traffic delays cost CMBC $80 million a year; TransLink says the cost highlights the need for investment
Vancouver port authority suspends Rolling Truck Age Program for at least nine months

Vancouver port authority suspends Rolling Truck Age Program for at least nine months

OTTAWA — The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is suspending a controversial program to replace older trucks servicing the port for at least another nine months while it reassesses its plans.