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Category: Canada Travel News

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area.

VIA Rail to resume partial service between Québec City and Ottawa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

VIA Rail received a notification from CN allowing a partial resumption of service between Québec City – Montréal – Ottawa. ... Read More

Minister Bains: We monitor sale of Canada’s Bombardier Transportation to French Alstom SA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 17, 2020

The Honorable Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, made the following statement on the potential sale of ... Read More

Canada’s Minister of Transport issues statement on Via Rail service shutdown

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

The Minister of Transport, the Honorable Marc Garneau, issued the following statement today: "As the Prime Minister said, "The freedom ... Read More

WestJet names new Vice President, Network Planning and Alliances

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

WestJet is pleased to announce the internal appointment of John Weatherill to the role of Vice President, Network Planning and ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada cancels all services

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2020

Following a notice from the infrastructure owner, CN Rail, that they are no longer in a position to fulfill their ... Read More

West Wind Aviation names new Acting President and CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Michael Rodyniuk, the current President and Chief Executive Officer of West Wind Aviation has accepted a leadership position in the ... Read More

Quebec owner of Airbus 220

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2020

The Government of Québec and  Bombardier Inc. (TSX: BBD.B) have agreed upon a new ownership structure for the A220 program, whereby Bombardier ... Read More

Canada ranked most liveable country for European expats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

Canada remains the most attractive country outside of Europe for Europeans to take residence for the fifth year running, according ... Read More

WestJet names new Vice-President, Safety, Security and Quality

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2020

WestJet today announced the appointment of Billy Nolen to the role of Vice-President, Safety, Security and Quality. Billy will join ... Read More

De Havilland Canada and Viking Air won’t attend Singapore Airshow 2020 over coronavirus fears

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2020

In light of the increased alert level announced today by the Singapore Government and Ministry of Health due to incidents ... Read More

WestJet announces 90 new and expanded flights from Calgary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

Today, WestJet announced its summer schedule featuring more than 90 new flights from Calgary including new nonstop WestJet Link service ... Read More

Canadian air traffic controllers ratify collective agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020

Unifor Local 5454 members who work as Canadian air traffic controllers have voted 92 per cent in favor of their ... Read More

Four Seasons in Vancouver not up to standard: Forced to close

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

The 370-room  Four Seasons Hotel opened in 1976, and since then has hosted countless celebrities, politicians and business leaders. The ... Read More

Ukrainian Airlines: Class-action lawyer speaks to eTurboNews

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

A class-action lawsuit against Ukrainian Airlines and others is about toe filed in Canada after 176 passengers were killed on ... Read More

Five countries demand compensation from Iran for downed Ukrainian Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne announced that Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Ukraine are demanding that Iran pay ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Chairman’s Circle gala raises $17,000 for Safe Schools for Refugees in Ethiopia project

editor editor- January 16, 2020

UNIGLOBE Travel International Chairman’s Circle members have donated $17,000 USD raised at their annual awards gala to the Plan International ... Read More

Air Canada continues fleet modernization with its first Airbus A220-300

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Air Canada today unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300, before employees and special guests at the ... Read More

Customer service agents reach deal with Air Canada

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Unifor Local 2002, the union representing customer service agents in call centers and airports, customer journey management and customer relations ... Read More

Canadian Transportation Safety investigators to travel to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has obtained visas for its two investigators to travel to the Islamic Republic ... Read More

Will Canada ban Turkish, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar Airways, Aeroflot and Ukraine International Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that his government’s focus is accountability and justice for the victims of the ... Read More

63 Canadians killed in US Iran standoff considered collateral damage?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2020

While Iranian missiles attack U.S. airbases in Iraq and the world was waiting for the United States to launch an ... Read More

Transportation Safety Board of Canada issues statement on Ukrainian International Airlines Tehran crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) offers its condolences to the families and loved ones of the people who ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister issues statement on deadly Iran plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Iran: "This morning, I ... Read More

Will travel for food: 2020 top Canadian travel trends revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

According to the 2020 Canadian Travel Trends Report - a study of 1,500 Canadians, three-quarters (73 percent) of Canadians plan ... Read More

Canada announces new International Civil Aviation Organization appointment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2020

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is the premier forum for co-operation in all fields of civil aviation among its ... Read More

Flying Toronto to Halifax on WestJet landed in the snow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020

A Boeing 737 operated by the Canadian Airlines WestJet slid off the runway on Sunday in Halifax, Canada. The airport ... Read More

Swissport workers go on strike at Montréal airports

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019

Today at 11 a.m., the union representing Swissport Fuel employees (IAM Lodge 140) at YUL (Montréal–Trudeau International Airport) & YMX ... Read More

Swissport Canada’s airport workers reject tentative agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2019

Swissport Canada issued the following statement after the rejection of tentative agreement by employees: 'We are surprised and disappointed with ... Read More

Will Montreal Airport Operations function after New Year?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2019

Swissport Canada issued a statement saying: " We are surprised and disappointed with the outcome of today's vote since we ... Read More

Air Canada takes delivery of its first Airbus A220 jet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019

Air Canada has taken delivery of its first Airbus A220-300 aircraft, designed, built and delivered from the Mirabel A220 program ... Read More

US Travel thanks the House for passage of United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2019

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the U.S. House passage of the United ... Read More

HotelsByDay Acquires Hotel-Amenity Startup Dayaxe in Pivotal Hospitality Industry Deal

editor editor- December 18, 2019

HotelsByDay will now offer one unified platform for hotels to monetize all their underutilized inventory, from unused guest rooms during ... Read More

Ottawa prepares for major tourist-friendly anniversaries in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019

Canada’s capital Ottawa is gearing up to celebrate a milestone year with a quartet of major anniversaries set to take ... Read More

Crossing the Canadian US Border now open to new horror stories

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 16, 2019

Can a U.S. Custom and Border Protection Officers now detain a Canadian Citizen on Canadian soil simply for looking Iranian?  ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board joins forces with Turkish Airlines in Montreal, Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 16, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) alongside its partner Turkish Airlines brought some sunshine from Seychelles to a group of tourism ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Travel Names its 2020 List of Top Performing Travel Management Teams Worldwide

editor editor- December 13, 2019

UNIGLOBE Travel International has announced its 2020 UNIGLOBE Chairman’s Circle and Platinum Circle members. Membership is awarded to UNIGLOBE agencies ... Read More