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Airline executives say winter weather the culprit of messy holiday travel season

Jan 12, 2023 | 2:06pm

Airlines executives offered a mix of explanation and apology Thursday, as they laid the blame for the chaotic holiday travel season on Mother Nature. Representatives from Sunwing Airlines, WestJet and Air Canada appeared before the federal transport committee to explain to MPs what happened in the days before and after Christmas, when thousands of passengers […]

Passenger train derails in Manitoba with 12 on board, no serious injuries

Dec 31, 2019 | 12:40pm

MACGREGOR, Man. — RCMP say a Via Rail passenger train has derailed west of Winnipeg with a dozen people on board. They say passengers and crew are being assessed but do not appear to be seriously injured. The derailment happened about 6:45 a.m. roughly 15 kilometres north of the community of MacGregor. VIA says in […]