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Evacuation at Winnipeg Airport Over Following ‘Possible Security Incident’

Evacuation at Winnipeg Airport Over Following ‘Possible Security Incident’

By The Canadian Press

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

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Airport was evacuated because of a “possible security incident” on Sunday morning before returning to normal operations nearly an hour later.

Officials did not release much information about the incident, saying only that people at the airport should follow directions on site and those on their way to the facility should check with their airlines for the latest flight information.

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‘Very Upset:’ Escaped Dog Shot at Winnipeg Airport to Avoid Mishap with Aircraft

‘Very Upset:’ Escaped Dog Shot at Winnipeg Airport to Avoid Mishap with Aircraft

By The Canadian Press

Greta Dog
A two-year-old golden Labrador mix, named Greta, is seen in this undated handout photo. A rescue dog was shot and killed at Winnipeg’s airport this week after it escaped following a flight from northern Manitoba. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue)

WINNIPEG – A frightened rescue dog that escaped from a plane and scampered onto a runway at Winnipeg’s airport was shot dead by wildlife control officers after officials feared the pooch might cause an accident.

Winnipeg-based Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue says the two-year-old golden-Labrador mix, named Greta, fled from a Perimeter Aviation plane Monday after a flight from Shamattawa First Nation.

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Winnipeg Airport Passenger Traffic Up as New Restaurant Set to Open

Winnipeg Airport Passenger Traffic Up as New Restaurant Set to Open

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

WINNIPEG — Passenger traffic soared 7.4 percent in the third quarter at James Richardson International Airport compared to the same period last year.

New figures released Tuesday by the Winnipeg Airports Authority also report this past July and August were the two busiest months on record.

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Striking Winnipeg Airport Staff Reach Tentative Deal

Striking Winnipeg Airport Staff Reach Tentative Deal

Winnipeg Airport
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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Businesses ‘Grow-A-Row’ of Vegetables for Winnipeg Harvest

Businesses ‘Grow-A-Row’ of Vegetables for Winnipeg Harvest

Winnipeg HarvestLocal businesses have harvested a garden at Winnipeg’s airport to ensure clients of Winnipeg Harvest don’t go hungry.

The annual Grow-A-Row program at James Richardson International Airport grew fresh veggies on behalf of the food bank with the support of the Winnipeg Airports Authority, Red River College and Pegasus Publishing.

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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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