2 Sunwing Airlines workers among 11 charged in drug ring 'centred at' Toronto's Pearson airport

Two Sunwing employees accused of importing cocaine through Toronto's Pearson airport are among 11 people facing dozens of drug-trafficking charges after an undercover operation led by Kitchener RCMP and involving law enforcement in southern Ontario. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-07-26 14:59:35 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport has a PR problem: It's known as the worst airport in the world

Following mass complaints about line-ups, flight disruptions and missing baggage at Pearson International Airport, some tourism groups fear travellers may choose to bypass Toronto. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-07-29 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport now 2nd worst in world for delays. Ottawa says travel woes on the mend

On Friday, the transport minister told a parliamentary committee that Canada's travel chaos is dissipating. But critics and travellers say the situation remains turbulent. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-08-20 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Winnipeg-bound passengers given mats, left to sleep on floor at Toronto Pearson airport

After several flight delays, passengers flying out of Toronto's Pearson airport were made to sleep on the floor when their flights to Winnipeg were finally cancelled around midnight on Sunday morning.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-08-08 12:16:55 UTC ]
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'Chaos' at Toronto's Pearson airport could continue until end of August, ex-Air Canada exec says

Extremely long wait times being experienced by arriving and departing passengers at Toronto Pearson Airport are likely to continue until Labour Day, a former Air Canada executive said Wednesday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-06-08 17:55:58 UTC ]
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Some travellers at Toronto's Pearson airport fined for violating new hotel-quarantine rules

Several international travellers arriving at Toronto's Pearson airport have refused to comply with a new rule requiring a hotel quarantine of up to three days, local police said Wednesday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-02-24 23:57:46 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport cuts 1/4 of staff due to reduced travel demand amid COVID-19 pandemic

The biggest airport in Canada is eliminating 500 jobs because of the dramatic reduction in demand for air travel due to COVID-19. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-07-14 14:02:27 UTC ]
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Andrew Scheer spotted without a mask at Toronto's Pearson Airport

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was seen at a departure gate at Toronto’s Pearson Airport today without a mask on — an apparent contravention of the rules that apply to travellers passing through the terminal. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-07-07 20:47:39 UTC ]
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Security incident at Toronto's Pearson airport temporarily delays flights to U.S.

Flights to the U.S. from Terminal 1 at Toronto's Pearson International Airport were temporarily delayed early Saturday due to a security incident, the airport says. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-06-22 13:59:23 UTC ]
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Toronto airport boss tries to rally staff amid continued disruptions

The head of Canada's busiest airport sought to rally staff on Thursday, amid its continued disruptions and delays, but warned they might encounter more angry customers if the problems continue at Pearson International Airport.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-06-09 23:40:46 UTC ]
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Russian plane grounded at Pearson airport racks up massive parking bill

A Russian cargo plane stranded at Toronto Pearson International Airport is racking up parking fees of more than $1,000 per day. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-06-02 18:22:24 UTC ]
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Ukrainians stranded at Pearson Airport forced to rely on the kindness of strangers on social media

A lack of information from the federal government has forced some Ukrainians fleeing the war to turn to social media for help when they land at Toronto's Pearson Airport. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-05-12 09:00:00 UTC ]
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In-Betweens: 2 Middle Grade Novels About the Costs and Benefits of Being 11

The National Book Award finalists Leslie Connor and Sara Zarr explore that frustrating time between childhood and adolescence. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-02-11 05:19:32 UTC ]
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Photographer at centre of Nobel Prize row charged with rape

Jean-Claude Arnault, the French photographer at the centre of the sexual assault allegations which have led to the postponement of this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature, has been charged with rape. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First quarter sales up 11% at Pearson

Pearson increased sales by 11% to £1.16bn in the first three months of 2012, it announced... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2 great thrillers to read now -- and 2 for your summer reading list

Get ready for summer with domestic suspense novels by Lisa Scottoline, Sally Hepworth, Katie Gutierrez and Amanda Jayatissa Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-14 12:00:14 UTC ]
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Book Workers to Hold Day of Solidarity with Amazon Workers

Book business workers at a number of bookstores, publishers, and literary publicity firms have declared a Book Workers Day of Solidarity on March 26 in support of Amazon workers organizing to form a union in Bessemer, Ala. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tired of buying airport books? These airports are installing Little Free Libraries.

A great idea! Marshall University students in Bret Masters’s building technology class are currently building bookshelves to install Little Free Libraries in Yeager and Huntington Tri-State Airports. The idea for the project was originated by Kelli Johnson, associate librarian at Marshall, when... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-02 18:12:16 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: 2 Fast 2 Furious

Fire and Fury burned into the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one spot for a second week running, denying Kimberley Chambers her second ebook top spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Media Equation: 2 Platforms, With 2 Sets of Problems

Magazine publishers have a tough choice: an exclusive, pricey deal with the wildly popular Apple conduit, or Google’s open, less expensive and less trafficked vehicle. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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