Back-to-back storms to drop heavy snow, usher in coldest air of season for Canadian Rockies

A one-two punch of storms across the Canadian Rockies is forecast to bring what AccuWeather meteorologists say will be the coldest air since April.

A potent storm crashed onshore in British Columbia on Tuesday, bringing rain to coastal locations and snow farther inland.

Snow is forecast to spread over the rest of the province and into southern Alberta and northwestern parts of the United States into Wednesday.

While snow showers

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Canadian Airline WestJet Now Offering Free COVID-19 Insurance For International Travel

WestJet, Canada’s second largest airline, is now offering complimentary COVID-19 insurance for eligible passengers for travel to and from the US, Europe, the UK, Mexico and the Caribbean until August 31, 2021. The carrier joins Air Canada in offering free Covid-19 insurance in an effort to boost sales as more Canadians elect to stay home or

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Canadian border loosening travel restrictions to allow family visits

Family and people with an essential purpose for going to Canada may be allowed into the country after the border being shut down for months.

Canada is opening its border to allow immediate or extended family members of Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and some foreign nationals.

The expansion of who can enter Canada comes after increasing public pressure on the government to show more compassion to families who are

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Canadian company claims it can detect virus in the air



a group of people in a room: A mockup image shows a BioCloud device in an office setting testing for COVID-19 particles.


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A mockup image shows a BioCloud device in an office setting testing for COVID-19 particles.

A company in southwestern Ontario claims to have developed game-changing technology that can detect COVID-19 particles in the air.

Kontrol Energy Corp. specializes in indoor air quality and its monitoring equipment is typically used to scan for dangerous gases in industrial facilities. But when COVID-19 arrived, company CEO Paul Ghezzi wondered

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GlobalPost Introduces USPS Canada DDP Service Allowing Shippers to Fast-track Packages to Canadian Customers

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GlobalPost, the industry leader in affordable, innovative international shipping services, today announced the launch of USPS Canada Delivered Duties Paid (DDP) service for Stamps.com and Endicia shipping customers. USPS Canada DDP allows customers to prepay duties and taxes for their First Class Package International Service parcels to Canada. For a flat fee of $6.95, packages of 4

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US extends coronavirus travel restrictions across Canadian, Mexican borders

The Trump administration on Friday announced that it has agreed with Canada and Mexico to extend restrictions on nonessential cross-border travel until Oct. 21 as part of the effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

“We continue to work with our Canadian and Mexican partners to slow the spread of #COVID19,” acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf tweeted. “Accordingly, we have agreed to extend the limitation of non-essential travel

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Gorgeous Canadian weekend getaways for safe fall travelling

While the government is still advising all Canadians to avoid non-essential travel outside of the country, there’s a silver lining! It’s the perfect time to explore your own province or territory. With Canadian getaway options that support the local economy is National Geographic Contributing Editor and Globe and Mail Travel Writer Heather Greenwood Davis! Check out here recommendations below, and watch the video above for more from Heather.

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Canadian air traffic control firm slashing jobs as coronavirus hammers aviation industry



a desk with a laptop computer sitting on top of a table: NAV Canada air traffic controllers monitor air traffic at the NAV Canada control centre in Montreal on March 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes


NAV Canada air traffic controllers monitor air traffic at the NAV Canada control centre in Montreal on March 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

NAV Canada is cutting 14 per cent of its workforce and citing the ongoing financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and the significant hardships facing the air travel industry.

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The company says it has until now managed by a combination of using the federal

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GlobalPost, the industry leader in affordable, innovative international shipping services, today announced the launch of USPS Canada Delivered Duties Paid (DDP) service for Stamps.com and Endicia shipping customers. USPS Canada DDP allows customers to prepay duties and taxes for their First Class Package International Service parcels to Canada. For a flat fee of $6.95, packages of 4 lbs. or less will be delivered directly

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