Air Miles Collectors Stuck with Redeemed Rewards Despite Cancelled Miles Expiry Plans

Air Miles Collectors Stuck with Redeemed Rewards Despite Cancelled Miles Expiry Plans

By The Canadian Press

Air MilesTORONTO – Air Miles Canada says it won’t reimburse collectors who spent their points in anticipation of an expiration policy that will no longer take effect at the end of the year.

The company that runs the Air Miles loyalty points program, LoyaltyOne, announced Thursday it was cancelling plans that would have seen collectors lose miles older than five years.

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CBC, 680 CJOB Hold the Line as Winnipeg’s Top Radio Stations

CBC, 680 CJOB Hold the Line as Winnipeg’s Top Radio Stations

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(Radio microphone image via Shutterstock)

CBC has well-positioned itself as the reigning leader of Winnipeg radio, both overall and in the morning.

Fall radio ratings released this week show CBC going head-to-head with 680 CJOB to reel in the most listeners in the city.

Numeris measured the audience period from September 5 to October 30, 2016.

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17 Wing Carrying Out Small Arms Fire Exercise

17 Wing Carrying Out Small Arms Fire Exercise

17 Wing CrestIf you happen to hear sounds of sporadic gunfire coming from 17 Wing Winnipeg today, it’s only a drill.

Military personnel are conducting an exercise to test security measures and procedures at the base, including the use of blank rounds as well as various plastic and training weapons.

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Santa, Mrs. Claus at Assiniboine Park for Photos

Santa, Mrs. Claus at Assiniboine Park for Photos

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Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Assiniboine Park Conservatory on Saturday, December 6. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Santa Claus will step out of his workshop on Saturday, December 3 to pay a visit to the Assiniboine Park Conservatory.

The jolly man in red, along with Mrs. Claus, will snap photos with visitors from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Mark Letestu and Leon Draisaitl with Two Goals Each, Oilers Double Up Jets

Mark Letestu and Leon Draisaitl with Two Goals Each, Oilers Double Up Jets

By Darrin Bauming, The Canadian Press

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Edmonton Oilers’ Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93), Benoit Pouliot (67), and Jordan Eberle (14) celebrate Pouliot’s goal against Mark Scheifele (55) and the Winnipeg Jets during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, December 1, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Leon Draisaitl’s performance on Thursday night earned him some high praise from linemate Connor McDavid.

Draisaitl had two goals and an assist and McDavid chipped in with three helpers as the Edmonton Oilers doubled up the Winnipeg Jets 6-3.

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Air Miles Cancels Plan to Expire Unused Collector Miles

Air Miles Cancels Plan to Expire Unused Collector Miles

By Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press

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TORONTO – Following an uproar from consumers, the company that runs the Air Miles loyalty points program says it is cancelling plans that would have seen collectors lose any miles not used within five years.

But the change of heart swiftly angered some who had scrambled to redeem their miles before the expiration policy was to take effect Dec. 31.

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Manitoba RCMP Launch 2016 Holiday Checkstop Program

Manitoba RCMP Launch 2016 Holiday Checkstop Program

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Assistant Commissioner Scott Kolody, Commanding Officer of “D” Division RCMP, speaks during a news conference in Winnipeg on Thursday, December 1, 2016. (RCMP / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — As holiday gatherings increase, Manitoba RCMP want to remind revellers to not drink and drive.

So far this year, 105 people have been killed on the province’s roadways. The total in 2015 was 80.

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