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'It's an extension of my body': accessibility advocates say airlines need to change

'It's an extension of my body': accessibility advocates say airlines need to change

OTTAWA — Maayan Ziv knows all too well the problems that can come from giving her motorized wheelchair to a stranger when she gets on a plane.
Competition Bureau to launch market study of Canadian airline sector

Competition Bureau to launch market study of Canadian airline sector

OTTAWA — Canada's Competition Bureau says it will begin a market study focused on the Canadian airline sector. It will look into the state of competition in the airline industry and how governments can make improvements.
Northern BC can expect 260 km of roads repaved and resurfaced

Northern BC can expect 260 km of roads repaved and resurfaced

260 kilometres of highway to be resurfaced in Northern BC
B.C. drivers to get $110 insurance rebate, with rate increases on hold until 2026

B.C. drivers to get $110 insurance rebate, with rate increases on hold until 2026

VICTORIA — Most British Columbia drivers will get a vehicle insurance rebate of $110 this year and basic renewal rates will remain frozen until at least March 2026. The Crown-owned Insurance Corporation of B.C.
Safety board issues message to float-plane pilots on landing-site hazards

Safety board issues message to float-plane pilots on landing-site hazards

RICHMOND, B.C. — An investigation by the Transportation Safety Board has concluded that a small float plane coming in near Tofino, B.C.
Air Canada ranks near bottom on customer satisfaction: survey

Air Canada ranks near bottom on customer satisfaction: survey

MONTREAL — Air Canada ranks below most other major North American airlines on customer satisfaction, with airfares a particular sore point, according to a new survey.
Another barge adrift in Vancouver prompts speedy coast guard response

Another barge adrift in Vancouver prompts speedy coast guard response

VANCOUVER — Another barge went adrift in Vancouver's English Bay, prompting a quick response from the Canadian Coast Guard. A spokeswoman for the agency says it received the report around 2:30 p.m.
YVR support for hidden disabilities reduces 'explanation stress'

YVR support for hidden disabilities reduces 'explanation stress'

A Richmond advocate is optimistic about programs improving accessibility but thinks more consistency is needed.
Richmond Canada Line returns to regular service for one week

Richmond Canada Line returns to regular service for one week

Trains will keep running after 9:30 p.m. from May 6 to 10.
'Ridiculous': Metro Vancouverites react to paused Air Canada seat selection fee

'Ridiculous': Metro Vancouverites react to paused Air Canada seat selection fee

"Don’t they already charge enough for flying?"