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Union: 2,400 workers laid off when aircraft maintenance plant closes in Winnipeg, 2 other cities

March 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Aveos Fleet Performance Inc., a company that provides aircraft maintenance to Air Canada, has shut down its plants in three cities, telling more than 2,400 workers they’re being laid off and should not return to work, a union leader said Sunday. Continue Reading

Crusading Manitoba professor wins baggage battle with Air Canada

August 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Canadian Transportation Agency released a decision Tuesday declaring Air Canada’s international baggage liability rule unreasonable, and ordered that Air Canada replace it within 10 days. Gabor Lukacs, 29, an assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Manitoba, had asked for a review of the policy. Continue Reading