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2014-07-30 12:20:54

TORONTO, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (A13O0045) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a number of factors contributed to an unattended maintenance van crossing the active runway while an aircraft was landing at the Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport on 11 March 2013. There were no injuries. A Sunwing Airlines aircraft maintenance technician was in a van parked near the nose of one of the company's...

2014-05-15 16:21:01

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Jill Sharland has been appointed to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), effective Monday, May 26, 2014. Jill joins the GTAA following a successful twenty year career at Rogers Communications. In her most recent role as Vice President, Finance for Rogers Wireless, Cable, and Business Solutions, she provided operational support, business analytics, performance management, and...

2014-05-14 16:20:52

Ride along with Coast Hotels and a fleet of bloggers as they drive across Canada and down the U.S. West Coast--sharing refreshingly local(TM) stories, photos and a Zipcar along the way VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coast Hotels, the refreshingly local(TM) North American hotel group, is announcing the start of the Great Coast Road Trip tomorrow, May 15, 2014. With Zipcar, the world leader in car sharing, as the exclusive transportation partner, the interactive...

2014-05-07 20:20:40

TORONTO, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2014. The results show a continuation of the improvement in aviation activity experienced in 2013. Passenger volumes continued to grow during the first quarter of 2014 reflecting both the economic strength of the Greater Toronto Region, and the role of Toronto Pearson as Canada's largest airport and North...

2014-04-10 12:21:25

OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued this statement today: "I have received a copy of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority's report, Toronto Pearson January 2014 Operations Disruption: Review and Recommendations. "I am reviewing the report's recommendations with great interest and expect the Airport Authority will take the steps necessary to improve contingency planning. I also urge other Canadian airport authorities,...

2014-03-20 16:27:27

Firm honored with Best Office design and People's Choice awards for high performance workspace BOSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA), one of Boston's most innovative architectural and interior design firms, announced today that its design for the new global headquarters of Zipcar Inc. was honored by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) New England Chapter. The project received an Interior Design Award in the Best Office Category...

2014-03-19 12:22:03

TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. The results show a continuation of the improvement in aviation activity results experienced in 2012. Passenger volumes continued to grow during 2013 reflecting both the economic strength of the Greater Toronto Region, and the role of Toronto Pearson as Canada's largest airport and North America's second...

2014-01-20 16:20:15

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Howard Eng, President and CEO of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) announced today that Brian Gabel, the GTAA's Vice President and Chief Financial Officer has provided notice of resignation effective March 31, 2014. Mr. Gabel will assume the position of Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, at the Canadian Public Accountability Board, Canada's auditor regulator. "When Brian shared this news with me, it was clear that this is an...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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