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Passenger advocate urges stranded Sunwing passengers in Mexico to take legal action

Passenger advocate urges stranded Sunwing passengers in Mexico to take legal action

As hundreds of Canadians scramble to get home after their Sunwing flights from Mexico were cancelled last week, a passengers' rights advocate says stranded travellers should consider legal action if they aren't compensated by the airline.
YVR’s winter meltdown a failure in crisis leadership

YVR’s winter meltdown a failure in crisis leadership

Winter storms cancel flights and disrupt airport operations. Everyone knows that. Yet, when Metro Vancouver’s forecast delivered on its promise, the one entity required to trigger an adequate crisis response froze.
Four killed in bus rollover on icy B.C. Interior highway, dozens injured

Four killed in bus rollover on icy B.C. Interior highway, dozens injured

52 patients transported to hospitals after bus flipped on icy Highway 97C Okanagan Connector east of Merritt; four people have died
B.C. bus crash probe to look at earlier incident too, amid questions over icy road

B.C. bus crash probe to look at earlier incident too, amid questions over icy road

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's transportation minister says investigators looking into a bus crash that claimed four lives on the Okanagan Connector road on Christmas Eve are also considering another involving the same operator days earlier.
Ebus to resume service in B.C. today in wake of deadly holiday crash

Ebus to resume service in B.C. today in wake of deadly holiday crash

Seven people are still patients, down from eight on Sunday.
Minister of Transportation holds news conference on holiday weekend weather events, including deadly bus crash

Minister of Transportation holds news conference on holiday weekend weather events, including deadly bus crash

“Road conditions observed at the crash site immediately following the incident were within the specifications set by the ministry for winter road maintenance,” said Fleming.
Wintry woes put Canadian holiday travel on ice, as airports brace for another blast

Wintry woes put Canadian holiday travel on ice, as airports brace for another blast

VANCOUVER — The woes for travellers stranded by heavy snow at Vancouver's airport have spread across the country and Toronto Pearson International Airport is now advising of an approaching storm that could derail things further.
Choppy fiscal seas ahead for container carriers and terminals in 2023

Choppy fiscal seas ahead for container carriers and terminals in 2023

Demand down, fleet capacity up on the transpacific and other major maritime shipping trade routes
Watch: Planes, trains, and automobiles all affected by Metro Vancouver snowfall

Watch: Planes, trains, and automobiles all affected by Metro Vancouver snowfall

"Mo’ snow, mo’ problems"
Loss of Air Canada direct service to Calgary could open door for others: Victoria airport CEO

Loss of Air Canada direct service to Calgary could open door for others: Victoria airport CEO

Air Canada’s decision to trim back its direct service from Victoria and Nanaimo to Calgary could allow WestJet and smaller airlines to expand