Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike

May 23, 2018 8:39 pm

Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike   LAS VEGAS (AP) – Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week were preparing to vote on whether to authorize a strike, a move that could leave more than 30 properties without unionized housekeepers,...

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‘World of uncertainty’: Hawaii lava reaches sea, injures man

May 23, 2018 8:30 am

(Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP) Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP) PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) – A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii’s Big Island has gotten more hazardous in recent...

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Victoria council tells Ottawa to get moving on harbour airport rules

May 22, 2018 4:18 pm

Victoria is once again calling on the federal government to publish regulations for Victoria Harbour Airport, which has been running under interim regulations for years. City councillors this week passed two motions: one calling on Mayor Lisa Helps to write the Ministry of Transport, Pacific division, seeking a copy of...

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Strike at Caesars Windsor now its longest labour disruption

May 22, 2018 1:18 pm

The longest strike in Caesars Windsor’s history won’t mean the city will lose Canada’s largest automotive conference with 500 to 600 people. “We are monitoring what’s happening,” Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association said Saturday. “We’re probably going to have to make the decision fairly soon but...

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Hawaii lava flow ramps up as new magma mixes with old

May 22, 2018 2:30 am

KAPOHO, HI – MAY 18: Lava erupts and flows from a Kilauea volcano fissure on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 18, 2018 in Kapoho, Hawaii. The U.S. Geological Survey said the volcano erupted explosively on May 17 launching a plume about 30,000 feet into the sky. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty...

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Gunman shouting anti-Trump slogans arrested at Miami resort

May 21, 2018 2:30 am

DORAL, Fla. (Reuters) – A gunman railing against U.S. President Donald Trump opened fire in one of the Republican’s Florida golf resorts early on Friday, exchanging gunshots with Miami police who wounded and arrested him, officials said. Neither Trump nor any of his immediate family members were at the Trump...

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Government pumping $700k into airport upgrades

May 20, 2018 10:18 pm

The provincial government says it is spending $700,000 to refurbish a dozen small airports in communities across the province, including North Battleford, Yorkton and Moose Jaw. The announcement comes less than three weeks after some pilots raised concerns about the slow deterioration of community airports potentially hindering air ambulances and...

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Cornwall paramedics, library staff, outside workers on strike

May 20, 2018 7:18 pm

Approximately 250 Cornwall paramedics, library staff and outside workers are on strike as of this morning. CUPE, which represents the three unions involved, said wages are a main issue that’s sending people to four picket lines, including at City Hall. CUPE representative Keith Sandford told CBC News on Thursday morning he didn’t...

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YVR Airport opens its first self-serve baggage drop system

May 20, 2018 4:18 pm

YVR’s new automated baggage drop system means you might never have to wait in line for an agent again. With CHECKITXPRESS, you can load your own suitcase after checking in at a kiosk and, it’s hoped, not have to worry about it again until you reach your destination. Craig Richmond,...

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Atlific Reports Reno Complete at Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport

May 20, 2018 1:18 pm

“We are delighted with the hotel’s new look and are confident that guests will be captivated with its laid-back sophistication,” said Philippe Gadbois, senior vice-president, Operations, Atlific Hotels. “In addition to revitalizing the property’s atmosphere, the completed renovations include thoughtful touches that will improve the overall guest experience and allow...

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