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.

Air Canada overhauls its Aeroplan loyalty program
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Air Canada overhauls its Aeroplan loyalty program

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

Air Canada today revealed the details of its transformed Aeroplan loyalty program, outlining the program attributes and credit card benefits ... Read More

Dubai to Toronto again on Emirates A380
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Dubai to Toronto again on Emirates A380

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 6, 2020

The iconic Emirates A380 will begin serving travelers on flights to Toronto starting 16 August. The airline has so far ... Read More

Air Canada resumes scheduled service to Grenada
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Air Canada resumes scheduled service to Grenada

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020

With the opening of Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport on July 15, as part of the Government of Grenada’s phased ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal launches nonstop service from Montreal to Lisbon
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TAP Air Portugal launches nonstop service from Montreal to Lisbon

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 31, 2020

TAP Air Portugal is continuing to expand its presence in Canada, despite the global travel downturn due to the COVID-19 ... Read More

A new COVID-19 test with results in seconds developed in Canada
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A new COVID-19 test with results in seconds developed in Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 30, 2020

Graphene Leaders Canada Inc. incorporated GLC Medical Inc. just developed a Covid-19 solution. GLC Medical Inc. has identified a rapid ... Read More

Air Canada begins re-opening its Maple Leaf Lounges
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Air Canada begins re-opening its Maple Leaf Lounges

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 23, 2020

Air Canada today announced the gradual re-opening of its Maple Leaf Lounges, featuring new biosafety protocols for the well-being of ... Read More

Air Transat is making its first commercial flights today
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Air Transat is making its first commercial flights today

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 23, 2020

Canada's Transat, one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world, is making its first commercial flights today, the ... Read More

Canada’s WestJet expands August schedule, updates July flying
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Canada’s WestJet expands August schedule, updates July flying

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 13, 2020

WestJet today released its updated August schedule featuring more than 200 daily flights to 48 destinations across Canada, the United ... Read More

Canada: The Minister of Culture and Communications makes two announcements
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Canada: The Minister of Culture and Communications makes two announcements

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 13, 2020

Minister of Culture and Communications Nathalie Roy today visited the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) to make two important announcements ... Read More

Air Canada explores rapid COVID-19 testing
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Air Canada explores rapid COVID-19 testing

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Air Canada has engaged Spartan Bioscience Inc., an Ottawa-based biotechnology leader in portable DNA testing technology, to assess how best ... Read More

Canada joins Global Ocean Alliance
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Canada joins Global Ocean Alliance

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Canada is an ocean nation with the longest coastline in the world. Canadians rely on healthy marine ecosystems to sustain ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada re-launches Québec City-Montréal-Ottawa service
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VIA Rail Canada re-launches Québec City-Montréal-Ottawa service

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 9, 2020

Due to an increase in demand resulting from the progressive deconfinement implemented by public health authorities in Québec and Ontario, ... Read More

Air Canada axes 30 domestic routes, closes eight stations in Canada
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Air Canada axes 30 domestic routes, closes eight stations in Canada

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 30, 2020

Air Canada announced today that it is indefinitely suspending service on 30 domestic regional routes and closing eight stations at ... Read More

Corporate travel in Europe expected to rebound faster than in North America
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Corporate travel in Europe expected to rebound faster than in North America

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 30, 2020

A global survey of Uniglobe Travel corporate clients finds that companies in Europe are almost twice as likely as those ... Read More

Air Canada announces election of Directors
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Air Canada announces election of Directors

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 27, 2020

Air Canada announced that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated May 4, 2020 were elected ... Read More

WestJet announces organizational changes to secure its future
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WestJet announces organizational changes to secure its future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2020

Today, WestJet announced organizational changes that will see the company consolidate call center activity in Alberta, contract out airport operations in all ... Read More

New health measures announced at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport
Airport news

New health measures announced at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 20, 2020

Since the very beginning of the crisis, ADM Aéroports de Montréal has been working closely with federal and provincial public ... Read More

US and Canada extend border closure until July 21
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US and Canada extend border closure until July 21

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 16, 2020

Canada and the US have agreed to extend their deal to keep the border closed to non-essential travel during the ... Read More

Canada’s Transport Minister addresses ICAO on Ukraine International Airlines flight shot down in Iran
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Canada’s Transport Minister addresses ICAO on Ukraine International Airlines flight shot down in Iran

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 10, 2020

On January 8, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down near Tehran by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, killing ... Read More

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issues statement on World Oceans Day
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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issues statement on World Oceans Day

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 8, 2020

Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on World Oceans Day: "From the Atlantic to the Pacific ... Read More

Canada celebrates exceptional contributions of Canadians of Italian origin
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Canada celebrates exceptional contributions of Canadians of Italian origin

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 2, 2020

Canada's  Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, Bardish Chagger, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Italian ... Read More

How Canada Canada works with tourism businesses on recovery
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How Canada Canada works with tourism businesses on recovery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2020

Tourism showcases Canada'slandscapes, culture, and experiences to millions of visitors from Canada and from around the world. As a result, ... Read More

Tourisme Montréal looked back on 2019 at its 2020 Annual General Meeting
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Tourisme Montréal looked back on 2019 at its 2020 Annual General Meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2020

Tourisme Montréal today held its Annual General Meeting, an event that fell during Tourism Week in Canada and 77 days ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada Montréal employee tests positive for COVID-19
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VIA Rail Canada Montréal employee tests positive for COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has been informed that one of its employees working at the Montréal Maintenance Center tested ... Read More

European Commission probes takeover of Transat by Ar Canada
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European Commission probes takeover of Transat by Ar Canada

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

Transat A.T. Inc. has taken note of the European Commission's decision to open an in-depth ("Phase 2") investigation to assess ... Read More

Air Canada announces new summer schedule, expands goodwill policy
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Air Canada announces new summer schedule, expands goodwill policy

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

Air Canada is offering customers a choice of nearly 100 destinations in Canada, the U.S. and around the world with an ... Read More

Montréal Pride Festival: Pride goes beyond any physical or in-person gathering
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Montréal Pride Festival: Pride goes beyond any physical or in-person gathering

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

The Montréal Pride Festival, presented by TD, proudly announces that it will hold a 360 Edition from August 10 to ... Read More

Tourism Vancouver announces new President & CEO
People in Travel & Tourism

Tourism Vancouver announces new President & CEO

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 16, 2020

Today, Tourism Vancouver Board Chair Robyn McVicker (Vice President, Operations and Maintenance, Vancouver Airport Authority) announced the appointment of Mr. ... Read More

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new President & CEO
Airport news

Vancouver Airport Authority announces new President & CEO

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 13, 2020

The Board of Directors of Vancouver Airport Authority today announced the appointment of Tamara Vrooman as President & Chief Executive ... Read More

How Remote First Nations in Canada can survive COVID-19?
Airline News

How Remote First Nations in Canada can survive COVID-19?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2020

The Canadian Minister of Indigenous Services, Marc Miller, issued the following statement today: "The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented international ... Read More

De Havilland Canada announces phased return to work
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De Havilland Canada announces phased return to work

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2020

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited announced today that the company has started a phased return to work of employees ... Read More

90% of small businesses may close in 10 US States
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90% of small businesses may close in 10 US States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2020

How to pay rent this month as a small business owner in the United States or Canada? Everything is no ... Read More

Strong airline industry critical to Canada’s post-COVID-19 recovery plan
Airline News

Strong airline industry critical to Canada’s post-COVID-19 recovery plan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2020

As countries around the world grapple with the economic fallout from COVID-19, Canada's airline industry has supported Federal Government efforts  ... Read More

Jazz Aviation and Air Canada Cargo first to fly reconfigured Dash 8-400
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Jazz Aviation and Air Canada Cargo first to fly reconfigured Dash 8-400

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2020

Chorus Aviation Inc. and its subsidiary Jazz Aviation LP announced today that Jazz and Air Canada, through its freight division ... Read More

Air Canada suspends all flights to US
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Air Canada suspends all flights to US

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2020

Air Canada announced that it will suspend scheduled service to the U.S. after April 26 as a result of the ... Read More

Air Canada makes protective face coverings mandatory
Airline News

Air Canada makes protective face coverings mandatory

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2020

Following Transport Canada's directive today, Air Canada is making its recommended face-covering practice mandatory as an additional safeguard for its ... Read More

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