Sunwing travelers remain stranded on day 2 of system outage

Sunwing travelers remain stranded on day 2 of system outage

David Dzernyk, 46, thought that by Tuesday morning he’d be a full day into his Punta Cana vacation and already relaxing by the pool, mojito in hand as the bright yellow Caribbean sun seared a tan into his back. “But instead,” he said, popping a limp french fry into his mouth, “I’m here in the … Read more

Passengers on Swoop flight to Jamaica incorrectly told they needed negative COVID test

Passengers on Swoop flight to Jamaica incorrectly told they needed negative COVID test

Some passengers on a Swoop Airline flight traveling from Toronto to Montego Bay experienced problems at Pearson Airport Tuesday morning when they were incorrectly told that they needed proof of a negative COVID-19 test to fly to Jamaica. Andre Newell, a passenger on flight WO644, said in a statement that “dozens of families” were turned … Read more

So there’s no more mask mandate on US planes. Does that affect my trip?

So there’s no more mask mandate on US planes.  Does that affect my trip?

Masks are no longer required on US transit after a Florida judge ruled COVID-19 mask requirements unlawful. The move effectively means masks are no longer required by US airlines for the first time since February 2021, when the Biden administration first implemented the rules. The change has no affect on Canadian airlines, but it could … Read more

Manitoba reintroduces TRIP program ahead of May long weekend – Winnipeg

Manitoba reintroduces TRIP program ahead of May long weekend – Winnipeg

Manitoba is bringing back the Tourism Rebate Incentive Program (TRIP). The program, which began last summer, encourages Manitobans to get out and travel the province by providing a $100 rebate when you stay at any hotel or motel. More than 25,000 Manitobans took advantage of the program, totaling close to $2.2 million in rebates. Read … Read more

Air, ferry and border lineups reported on first long weekend without COVID-19 restrictions

Air, ferry and border lineups reported on first long weekend without COVID-19 restrictions

Travelers hitting the road on Friday could find themselves facing a variety of delays as the province enters the first long weekend since COVID-19 restrictions were removed. BC Ferries said sailings from Tsawwassen to the Southern Gulf Islands were already fully booked Friday morning, with high volume and limited capacity on other major routes. On … Read more

Trevis McLeod: Winnipeg police arrest Portage la Prairie man wanted in deaths of his wife and children

Trevis McLeod: Winnipeg police arrest Portage la Prairie man wanted in deaths of his wife and children

Trevis Mcleod, who was wanted for the death of his wife and two children, was arrested by Winnipeg police Friday evening. Manitoba RCMP said officers with the Winnipeg Police Service arrested McLeod in the downtown area around 8:30 pm, saying the arrest was without incident. RCMP said McLeod has been turned over to its Major … Read more

RCMP: All major highways in Southern Manitoba to close once storm hits – Winnipeg

RCMP: All major highways in Southern Manitoba to close once storm hits – Winnipeg

RCMP says all major highways in Southern Manitoba will close at midnight or once the snow begins in our province. Police say travel is strongly discouraged and that alternate plans should be arranged. RCMP also note that if you do decide to travel, first responders may not be able to get to you if you’re … Read more

Ghana: WWDC 2022 Is Official for June 6 – Expect to See iOS 16, M2, and More From Apple

Ghana: WWDC 2022 Is Official for June 6 – Expect to See iOS 16, M2, and More From Apple

After much speculation, Apple has announced its developer conference, WWDC, will be held in San Jose between June 6 and June 10, with a keynote being held on June 6, where it’s expected to announce iOS 16, macOS 13, and more. Mirroring previous years, the event will be fully remote (opens in new tab), with … Read more

Three of their four children will go blind. So this Canadian couple has taken them on a yearlong trip to give them sights to last a lifetime

Three of their four children will go blind.  So this Canadian couple has taken them on a yearlong trip to give them sights to last a lifetime

A campsite nestled amongst the granite desert peaks of Western Namibia. Sunlight splashing against the fiery rocks. The glassy surface of nearby pool. Edith Lemay wants her children to remember these sights. She knows there will come a point where they can no longer see them. Of Lemay and her husband Sebastien Pelletier’s four children, … Read more