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BEYOND LOCAL: WestJet CEO calls for freeze on passenger fees to boost competition, reduce airfares

BEYOND LOCAL: WestJet CEO calls for freeze on passenger fees to boost competition, reduce airfares

Alexis von Hoensbroech is urging the federal government to review Canada’s user-pay model of airport finance, which relies on passengers to fund operations and improvements
BEYOND LOCAL: Boeing to spend $240-million on initiatives to bolster Quebec aerospace innovation

BEYOND LOCAL: Boeing to spend $240-million on initiatives to bolster Quebec aerospace innovation

U.S. industrial giant makes good on local investment commitments after winning a sole-source contract from Ottawa for military surveillance planes last fall
BEYOND LOCAL: 'The whole country is not on fire': Canadian tourism industry struggles as fires rage

BEYOND LOCAL: 'The whole country is not on fire': Canadian tourism industry struggles as fires rage

OTTAWA — Canada's tourism industry is trying to put on its Sunday best this week, showcasing itself to more than 500 international travel agents and tour operators at the largest annual tourism convention in Canada.
BEYOND LOCAL: Tim Hortons celebrates its 60th birthday. Here's a timeline of its history

BEYOND LOCAL: Tim Hortons celebrates its 60th birthday. Here's a timeline of its history

Tim Hortons is considered part of the fabric of Canada
BEYOND LOCAL: Miniature poodle named Sage wins Westminster Kennel Club dog show

BEYOND LOCAL: Miniature poodle named Sage wins Westminster Kennel Club dog show

Sage notched the 11th triumph for poodles of various sizes at Westminster; only wire fox terriers have won more
BEYOND LOCAL: Saskatchewan farmer finds hunk of space junk in field

BEYOND LOCAL: Saskatchewan farmer finds hunk of space junk in field

The farmer’s find was likely linked to a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that had returned to Earth in February with four passengers from the International Space Station.
BEYOND LOCAL: Canada's Masse wins women's 100-metre backstroke race at Olympic Trials

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada's Masse wins women's 100-metre backstroke race at Olympic Trials

Masse secured her spot on the team for the Paris Games with the top-two finish
BEYOND LOCAL: Iron fuels immune cells – and it could make asthma worse

BEYOND LOCAL: Iron fuels immune cells – and it could make asthma worse

A lesser known important function of iron is its involvement in generating energy for certain immune cells
BEYOND LOCAL: Peacock sightings have Glen Williams locals flocking to social media

BEYOND LOCAL: Peacock sightings have Glen Williams locals flocking to social media

We found out where Blue hails from, and why residents keep seeing him around the hamlet
BEYOND LOCAL: Young child dies from measles, Public Health Ontario reports

BEYOND LOCAL: Young child dies from measles, Public Health Ontario reports

An unvaccinated child under age 5 has died from the measles in Ontario, unvaccinated children are at heightened risk for complications of the virus