Soaring gas prices curb Canadians’ summer travel: poll

According to a recent survey conducted for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), two-thirds of Canadian drivers will stay closer to home this summer. The survey found that 66% of drivers say fuel prices will force them to cancel or limit their journeys this summer. Among young drivers between the ages of 18 … Read more

Opinion: Why the return of travel to Canada now feels in the air

Ambarish Chandra is a professor of economics at the University of Toronto whose research focuses on airlines, travel and commerce. Duncan Dee is a former chief operating officer of Air Canada and a member of the committee that reviewed the Canada Transportation Act in 2016. Canada’s airports experience long lines, short tempers and frustrated travellers. … Read more

Pope Francis will visit Canada in July

Pope Francis will travel to Canada July 24-30 and will visit the cities of Edmonton, Quebec and Iqaluit. By the editor of Vatican News The Holy See Press Office announced Friday that Pope Francis will visit Canada from July 24-30, after accepting invitations from civil and ecclesiastical authorities, as well as indigenous communities. The Holy … Read more

International travel: Are you traveling abroad? That’s how much cash you can legally carry

With Covid restrictions being lifted in most countries, international travel is back on the cards for many. But do you know how much foreign currency you carry when you travel abroad? Under the Liberalized Remittance Scheme (LRS) of the Reserve Bank of India, Indians are allowed to freely remit up to $250,000 (about Rs 1.80 … Read more

Flight crews forced to work without pay due to delays at Canadian airports, unions say

Travelers line up at a Sunwing Airlines check-in counter at Montreal’s Trudeau Airport on April 20.Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press Delays at some Canadian airports have forced flight crews to work without pay while planes are held at gates, according to unions representing flight attendants and pilots. A resumption of air travel and staff shortages at … Read more

Baby fox tests positive for bird flu in Minnesota, officials reveal

A baby fox tested positive for H5N1 avian flu in Minnesotastate officials revealed Wednesday, in the first reported case in a wild mammal in America. The state Department of Natural Resources said the kit fox was found outside a fox den and unable to use its hind legs in Anoka County, near Minneapolis. He was … Read more

Skin Cancer Mum Reveals Chemo Cream Leaves Her Looking Like ‘Acid Attack Victim’

Toronto’s Honore Stark has to wear chemotherapy cream for at least six hours a day which she says leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’ A mother with cancer has shared shocking images of how her chemotherapy cream leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’. Honore Stark of Toronto in Canadainitially dismissed an … Read more

‘A dog with two heads’

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Since 1984, separate governing bodies in Alaska and Canada have hosted the Yukon Quest, a 1,000-mile international sled dog race between Fairbanks and Whitehorse. However, the Alaska Board of Directors for the Race (Yukon Quest International Ltd.) announced on Monday that it will no longer work with the Yukon Board (Yukon … Read more

Vegetarian children almost TWICE more likely to be underweight than meat eaters, study finds

Vegetarian children are nearly twice as likely to be underweight than their meat-eating peers, study finds. Researchers led by St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canadafollowed 9,000 children, including 250 vegetarians, between their second and fifth birthdays. Those who ate a plant-based diet had on average the same height, body mass index (BMI) and nutrition as … Read more