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Circus meets extreme sports in Cirque du Soleil’s Volta

Cirque’s newest show blends traditional circus arts with sports like parkour and BMX to target a new generation By ALLAN WOODS Quebec Bureau Thu., Aug. 10, 2017 MONTREAL―Cirque du Soleil’s latest show, Volta, will bring a mix of the timeless and the trendy to Toronto audiences this fall. There are the fanciful costumes, makeup and characters that have become the Montreal-based company’s international calling card over three decades. And while many of the acts and performers are firmly rooted in traditional circus disciplines, what sets this show [...]

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Air Canada plane loses wheel en route from Montreal to London

By Elysha Enos, CBC News Posted: Apr 18, 2017 8:28 AM ET Last Updated: Apr 18, 2017 6:07 PM ET Simran Johal distinctly remembers hearing “a clunky noise” while aboard Air Canada Flight 864, as she headed back to London via Montreal on Sunday night after a holiday with her sister in Cancun, Mexico. The Airbus A330, carrying 294 passengers, lost a wheel as it was taking off from Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport, Air Canada confirmed to CBC. The wheel was one of the eight main-gear wheels located under [...]

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U.S. customs officials release photo of ‘mock IED’ confiscated at Toronto Pearson Airport

By David Shum Web Producer  Global News U.S. Customs and Border Protection released a photograph of a mock improvised explosive device found inside a piece of luggage at Toronto Pearson International Airport, which forced the grounding of a Chicago-bound United Airlines flight for several hours earlier this month. Joseph Galaska, 58, was charged with one count of mischief after border officers located the mock IED in the pre-clearance area of the airport. United Airlines flight 547, which was scheduled to depart April 6 [...]

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United Airlines confirms that beatings will continue until volunteering improves

Tuesday 11 April 2017 by Davywavy United Airlines have confirmed that they are no longer troubled by overbooked flights in what they have renamed ‘Club Class’. Instead, a spokesman told us this morning that tickets for the airline will double as a raffle entry for the 2017 Hunger Games, with lucky passengers being asked to fight for available seats. Speaking over footage of a passenger screaming as he was punched in the face for asking for the service he’d paid for, a spokesman [...]

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Come from away

Come from away

PRE-BROADWAY TRYOUT Come From Away is an uplifting new musical that celebrates human compassion in the face of terrible circumstances. Penned by Canadian husband and wife team Irene Snakoff and David Hein, Come From Away is set in the remote town of Gander in Newfoundland, which found itself playing host to the passengers of 38 planes that were forced to land on 9/11. Thoroughly researched and based on interviews with residents and passengers, the show explores how this tiny community [...]

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Limos face police board licensing similar to taxis

Limos face police board licensing similar to taxis

By Brendan Wedley, Peterborough Examiner – Saturday, January 26, 2013 1:05:14 EST AM Limousine companies and other for-profit transportation business will soon fall under similar licensing and regulations through city police as taxis in Peterborough. The Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services Board will consider Tuesday a bylaw that would bring into effect measures such as annual licence fees for limousine drivers and vehicles, mandated criminal background checks for drivers and minimum requirements for insurance coverage. Chief Murray Rodd says the bylaw will improve public safety [...]

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Regulation increases safety, accountability in B.C. limousine industry

Regulation increases safety, accountability in B.C. limousine industry

VICTORIA – The Government of B.C. has amended the Passenger Transportation Regulation governing licensing for limousines. The change will increase safety by making operators – and each of their vehicles – more accountable, create a level playing field in the industry, and allow government to better enforce the industry. Now, all limousine operators with perimeter seating vehicles such as stretch SUVs and limo-buses must have each vehicle in their fleet approved by the Passenger Transportation Board, an independent tribunal, for [...]

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Touch screens offer travel info at Ontario highway service centres

Touch screens offer travel info at Ontario highway service centres

By Signmedia.ca The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) and the province’s ministry of transportation recently installed new free-standing touch-screen kiosks in their Onroute service centres along major highways. Cineplex Digital Media (CDM) was contracted to develop the interactive kiosks, which use 1.7-m (65-in.) touch screens to connect users with travel information and services, including maps with real-time weather and traffic, a trip-planning tool, the Discover Ontario mobile app and two interactive games, ‘Top Traveller’ and ‘Memory Match.’ Since the kiosks were [...]

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