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A tug boat is dwarfed by the coastal mountains along Chilkoot Inlet at Skagway, Alaska, in this file photo from26 June 2013.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Canada-US Plan Closer Arctic Cooperation

(OTTAWA, ON) – In March, US President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau announced a new partnership to embrace opportunities and confront challenges in the…



MDOT will be closing the Rouge River Bridge along I-75, for 2 years beginning in early February 2017, to replace bridge decking.Map courtesy of Google Maps.

I-75 To Close For Two Years

By Ian Shalapata (DETROIT, MI) – The Michigan Department of Transport is planning the replacement of bridge decking on I-75 over the Rouge River beginning…


A Woodstock man was charged under the Customs Act when he attempted to smuggle a plane into the country.Photo courtesy of Canada Border Services Agency.

Pilot Attempts To Smuggle Plane

(SARNIA, ON) – In October the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) remained vigilant with continued efforts resulting in the seizure of weapons at the borders…



A CF-188 Hornet from the Canadian Air Task Force Lithuania flies over Lithuania on 20 November 2014 for the NATO Baltic Air Policing Block 36 during Operation REASSURANCE.Photo courtesy of Air Task Force/OP Reassurance/DND.

RCAF Pilot Identified In Fatal Crash

(COLD LAKE, AB) – Shortly after 11:00am MST yesterday, a CF-18 Hornet from 4 Wing Cold Lake crashed inside the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range…


Bluewater Bridge. Photo by Ian Shalapata

Strike Hits Bluewater Bridge

By Ian Shalapata (SARNIA, ON) – Cross-border movement could be disrupted for travellers during the US Thanksgiving Day holiday as workers at the Bluewater Bridge…



A Porter Airlines Bombardier Q400 aircraft is seen in flight on 18 August 2011.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Porter Pilots Avoid In-Flight Collision

By Ian Shalapata (TORONTO, ON) – Two flight attendants were treated in hospital for minor injuries after a Porter Airlines flight had to take evasive…