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Air Canada taps the brakes on ramp-up, even as Canadians still want to fly

Air Canada taps the brakes on ramp-up, even as Canadians still want to fly

MONTREAL — Air Canada is proceeding more cautiously on growth plans this year, despite sturdy profits and strong bookings last quarter as its post-pandemic recovery continues.
Royal Ontario Museum to redesign main floor, which will be free for visitors

Royal Ontario Museum to redesign main floor, which will be free for visitors

TORONTO — The Royal Ontario Museum will redesign its first floor, expand its galleries, and make ground level exhibits free to visitors, officials announced Wednesday as they revealed plans to transform the building into more of a community gathering
Montreal airport project secures $90 million in federal funding

Montreal airport project secures $90 million in federal funding

MONTREAL — The consortium behind an airport overhaul in the Montreal area has shored up funding for the effort thanks to a $90-million loan from the Canada Infrastructure Bank.
Heavy snow and blustery conditions to hit Nova Scotia through the weekend

Heavy snow and blustery conditions to hit Nova Scotia through the weekend

HALIFAX — Motorists in Nova Scotia were being urged to stay home Saturday as heavy, windswept snow from a storm expected to last through the weekend blanketed roads while limiting visibility for drivers.
Canada embarks on preclearance pilot project on U.S. side of Quebec/N.Y. land border

Canada embarks on preclearance pilot project on U.S. side of Quebec/N.Y. land border

WASHINGTON — Canada is embarking on an effort to test the boundaries of its shared border with the United States, launching a pilot project that would allow northbound land travellers to clear customs while still on U.S. soil.
PMO clarifies Trudeau and family stayed 'at no cost' during vacation in Jamaica

PMO clarifies Trudeau and family stayed 'at no cost' during vacation in Jamaica

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office is clarifying that he and his family are vacationing in Jamaica "at no cost at a location owned by family friends," after initially saying the family was paying for their stay.
Holiday travel angst lingers as airports, airlines gear up for holiday rush

Holiday travel angst lingers as airports, airlines gear up for holiday rush

MONTREAL — Michael Morrow is sitting poolside in Cancun, a Corona lager in hand, but with the faintest of knots in his stomach.
Bereavement fares worth looking into but do your research before booking: experts

Bereavement fares worth looking into but do your research before booking: experts

When Cathy Olliffe-Webster's 90-year-old mother-in-law died suddenly last year, her family had to make the trek from Cold Lake, Alta., to Ontario in a hurry.
Health Canada approves nationwide removal of blood donor ban sparked by mad cow fears

Health Canada approves nationwide removal of blood donor ban sparked by mad cow fears

Health Canada has granted approval to lift a ban on blood donations from people who lived or travelled in the United Kingdom, Ireland or France for long periods of time in the 1980s and 1990s, Canadian Blood Services said Wednesday.
Canadians can 'pack their suitcases' as India reopens online travel visa processing

Canadians can 'pack their suitcases' as India reopens online travel visa processing

OTTAWA — Nazir Karnai woke up on Wednesday to the news he's been waiting two months to hear: Canadians can apply online for tourist visas to India once again.