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Striking Winnipeg Airport Staff Reach Tentative Deal

Striking Winnipeg Airport Staff Reach Tentative Deal

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Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport (THEHUBWINNIPEG.COM)

Striking support and maintenance staff at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport have reached a tentative deal.

The prairie unit of the Public Service Alliance of Canada says they are recommending their members accept a deal with the Winnipeg Airports Authority.

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Manitoba Premier, Winnipeg Mayor Want ‘Cooler Heads’ in Boeing-Bombardier Spat

Manitoba Premier, Winnipeg Mayor Want ‘Cooler Heads’ in Boeing-Bombardier Spat

By The Canadian Press

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A Bombardier plant is shown in Montreal, Thursday, October 29, 2015. (Graham Hughes / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is calling for more cooler heads and less overheated rhetoric in the burgeoning aerospace trade war centred around Boeing and Bombardier.

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has called on Ottawa to take a hard line against Boeing after the U.S. Department of Commerce proposed a hefty 219 per cent duty on jets manufactured by rival Bombardier.

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Thunder Bay Man Killed in Plane Crash Near St. Andrews Airport

Thunder Bay Man Killed in Plane Crash Near St. Andrews Airport

St. Andrews Plane Crash
RCMP investigate at the scene of a fatal plane crash at St. Andrews Airport, north of Winnipeg, Thursday, September 7, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

A plane crash early Thursday morning claimed the life of a 29-year-old Thunder Bay man just north of Winnipeg near St. Andrews Airport.

The single-engine Beechcraft Musketeer crashed at around 4:30 a.m. on Highway 8 near Parkdale Road and McPhillips Road shortly after taking off.

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Man with Gun Tries to Board Plane at Winnipeg Airport

Man with Gun Tries to Board Plane at Winnipeg Airport

RCMP Logo VehicleWINNIPEG — A man carrying a firearm tried to clear security and board a flight to Toronto at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport on Monday.

Screening officers with the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) found the gun in a garment bag as carry-on luggage at around 4:40 p.m. RCMP were called and the firearm was seized.

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