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2014-09-04 16:21:01

Traffic increased 10.8 per cent on capacity increase of 10.4 per cent MONTREAL, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the month of August, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 89.8 per cent, versus 89.5 per cent in August 2013, an all-time record for any month in the Corporation's history, representing an increase of 0.3 percentage points on a system-wide capacity increase of 10.4 per cent. On this additional capacity, system wide traffic for August increased 10.8 per cent....

2014-09-04 16:20:36

Nine road-rail infrastructure projects improve trade links and safety for local communities TOWNSHIP OF LANGLEY, BC, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The official opening of the Mufford Crescent overpass marks the completion of all nine Roberts Bank Rail Corridor (RBRC) infrastructure improvement projects in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Nina Grewal, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood - Port Kells, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today celebrated the final...

2014-08-22 08:21:32

A key milestone in SNC-Lavalin's ongoing transformation into a global Tier-1 engineering and construction company MONTREAL, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has completed its acquisition of Kentz Corporation Limited, a global company with 15,500 employees operating in 36 countries. Kentz provides industry-leading engineering, construction management and technical support services to clients in the oil and gas sector....

2014-07-23 16:21:06

Lower Mainland improvements pave way for expanded global trade VANCOUVER, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and its partners today celebrated two significant road projects in the South Shore Trade Area (SSTA) of Burrard Inlet, which are in their final stages and will enhance truck, rail, and port operations while reducing impacts to local communities. The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, was joined by Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver; Robin Silvester, President...

2014-05-21 23:05:12

Real-time information feed to be delivered through strategic partnership with TransitScreen Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Engrain, the leader in touch screen property tour and resident interaction systems, has announced the release of TouchTour Transit. This addition to the TouchTour® product line will utilize data provided through a strategic partnership with TransitScreen, a pioneer in real-time transit information displays. TouchTour panels and standard digital display screens...

2014-03-26 16:20:26

More than 12 million passengers voted on worldwide airport travel experiences RICHMOND, BC, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Vancouver International Airport (YVR) was named #1 Airport in North America for the fifth consecutive year by Skytrax World Airport Awards in Barcelona, Spain on March 26, 2014. This exceptional honour marks only the second time in award history that any airport has earned top ranking five years in a row. YVR also remains one of the world's best airports, the only...

2014-03-12 08:21:44

New kiosks speed customs entry process for international travellers VANCOUVER, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR) today announced the sale of 74 Automated Passport Control (APC) BorderXpress kiosks to the world's busiest airport - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). This innovative kiosk technology will greatly expedite the customs entry process for eligible passengers at ATL. BorderXpress APC kiosks typically reduce the U.S....

2014-02-12 08:20:29

Perkins+Will is appointed to design eight new stations for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global architecture and design firm, Perkins+Will was recently selected by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) to design eight stations for the fourth and final phase of the Honolulu Rail Transit project. The elevated rail will span 20 miles and is expected to carry more than 115,000 passengers per weekday,...

2014-01-24 23:02:21

Business Listings for the 2014 Top Service Providers in Vancouver (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 2014 VANCOUVER CONSUMER CHOICE AWARD WINNERS Consumer Choice Award is thrilled to announce the 2014 Top Service Providers in their respective sectors for the Greater Vancouver Area. We would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all this year’s winners; your dedication to superior service has resonated with the people of the city of Vancouver. Each year across Canada, Consumer Choice Award...

2014-01-08 16:20:29

Vancouver International Airport Ushers in the Year of the Dreamliner RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Vancouver International Airport (YVR) ushered in the Year of the Dreamliner today with Japan Airlines' announcement that it will begin Boeing 787 operations on its daily non-stop service between YVR and Tokyo's Narita Airport (NRT) beginning Monday, February 3, 2014. This inaugural will mark the first-ever scheduled arrival of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner to YVR. "Metro Vancouver's...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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