Wayne McLeod, remembered as a champion for quality Northern Air Ambulance services, died after a months-long battle with cancer.
Canada’s Transport Minister approved a merger between Canadian North and First Air, giving the new company a dominant position in the North.
Canada’s Competition Bureau said Tuesday a proposed merger between First Air and Canadian North would substantially reduce competition and raise fares if it were allowed to proceed.
The Canadian Transportation Safety Board says lives are being put at risk because aircraft far too often take off with ice or snow on their critical surfaces at remote Northern airports. It’s calling for urgent action in the wake of a West Wind Aviation crash that killed one person in December 2017.