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Transport minister will meet with committee investigating holiday travel woes

Transport minister will meet with committee investigating holiday travel woes

OTTAWA — Transport Minister Omar Alghabra has accepted a request from fellow members of Parliament to appear before a committee that is seeking answers about what led to a chaotic holiday travel season.
Coast Mountain Bus Company feels supply chain pinch

Coast Mountain Bus Company feels supply chain pinch

But no bus routes have seen service delays, according to TransLink spokesman.
Sunwing 'incredibly sorry' after holiday travel disruptions leave customers stranded

Sunwing 'incredibly sorry' after holiday travel disruptions leave customers stranded

TORONTO — Sunwing has issued an apology to passengers left stranded after winter storms upended operations but says "most of our customers enjoyed their holidays with minimal disruption.
Opposition unites, calls for federal transport minister to address airport chaos

Opposition unites, calls for federal transport minister to address airport chaos

B.C. NDP and Conservative MPs have joined forces to call for Canada's Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra to address a Parliamentary committee to take responsibility for severe holiday travel glitches and provide solutions.
Supply chain woes caused US auto sales to fall 8% last year

Supply chain woes caused US auto sales to fall 8% last year

DETROIT (AP) — Shortages of computer chips and other parts continued to hobble the U.S. auto industry last year, contributing to vehicle sales dropping 8% from 2021 to their lowest level in more than a decade.
2022 auto sales lowest since 2009, rise in December: DesRosiers

2022 auto sales lowest since 2009, rise in December: DesRosiers

DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. says light vehicle sales were up 5.5 per cent in December compared with last year but were down for the whole year.
Holiday travel mess shows why Canadian air travel industry needs competition: NDP

Holiday travel mess shows why Canadian air travel industry needs competition: NDP

OTTAWA — New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh says the holiday travel woes that left thousands of passengers stranded at airports or struggling to find flights home show why there should be more competition in Canada's airspace.
U.S. family on ski trip finds lost bag at Vancouver's airport on their way home

U.S. family on ski trip finds lost bag at Vancouver's airport on their way home

RICHMOND, B.C.
1,500 pieces of luggage still looking for owners at YVR

1,500 pieces of luggage still looking for owners at YVR

The airport is asking passengers whose baggage is missing to contact their airline.
'Unacceptable': Committee chair says Sunwing, Via Rail must answer for holiday mess

'Unacceptable': Committee chair says Sunwing, Via Rail must answer for holiday mess

OTTAWA — The chair of the House of Commons transport committee is calling on Sunwing Airlines and Via Rail to publicly explain what caused the travel nightmare that plagued thousands of Canadians over the holidays.
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