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WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on bag

WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on bag

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines plans to launch a new cheaper fare category that would be available to travellers willing to fly without a carry-on bag.
Can B.C. transportation keep up with population boom? Expert urges bolder vision

Can B.C. transportation keep up with population boom? Expert urges bolder vision

Vancouver summit brings businesses and governments together to discuss transportation solutions
Province considering filling George Massey Tunnel with sand

Province considering filling George Massey Tunnel with sand

Marine navigation, seismic concerns could be addressed with not removing old tunnel.
Federal Canada Infrastructure Bank lending money to B.C. Ferries for electrification

Federal Canada Infrastructure Bank lending money to B.C. Ferries for electrification

While existing Island-class ferries are equipped to run on both diesel fuel and electricity, the new ferries will be fully electric.
Can I get a ticket just because my phone is in the cupholder?

Can I get a ticket just because my phone is in the cupholder?

Under the law in B.C., you’re using a phone if you’re holding it, touching it, using any of its functions or watching it
WestJet delays integration of Sunwing to 2025

WestJet delays integration of Sunwing to 2025

MONTREAL — WestJet has postponed its planned integration of Sunwing Airlines, a move that represents a setback for the Calgary-based company after acquiring the leisure carrier last year.
2026 trial date set for class-action lawsuit over Air Canada crash landing in 2015

2026 trial date set for class-action lawsuit over Air Canada crash landing in 2015

HALIFAX — A trial date has been set for 2026 in a class-action lawsuit regarding the crash landing of an Air Canada flight at the Halifax International Airport during a storm in 2015.
Here's why I check my bag on a flight, even though it complicates my trip

Here's why I check my bag on a flight, even though it complicates my trip

In all my travels my bag is not always on the carousel at my destination, but the people who help along the way keep my faith in humanity.
EV batteries likely to outlive the cars they power

EV batteries likely to outlive the cars they power

As more Canadians switch to electric, experts and studies show drivers' concerns over battery degradation are unfounded.
Richmond Canada Line returns to regular service starting tonight

Richmond Canada Line returns to regular service starting tonight

The planned night work at the new Capstan Station has finished ahead of schedule.