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    Travel chaos continues as Canadian airlines, airports top global list of delays over long weekend

    One other observation: even pre COVID, Air Canada and Pearson were a terrible combination that almost made Atlanta seem like a tolerable hub.
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    Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels (MCDVs)

    And today we have the curl and NWO moustache badge. Priorities.
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    FWSAR (CC130H, Buffalo, C27J, V22): Status & Possibilities

    Knowing that "Oh, if the swell gets too bad when I'm out in my canoe, and they launch a helicopter to save my sorry unfit ass, it's going to cost me $100K" might just deter a few stupid people.
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    Travel chaos continues as Canadian airlines, airports top global list of delays over long weekend

    For a planned trip this summer, booked the car, then booked airlines and accommodation....
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    FWSAR (CC130H, Buffalo, C27J, V22): Status & Possibilities

    Make it revenue neutral, and start charging stupid people for saving their lives.
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    Travel chaos continues as Canadian airlines, airports top global list of delays over long weekend

    Who is your least favourite child? Which could be a dangerous question to your wife, with an unexpected result, and a claim for you for cardboard signs and markers for "Brugge?"
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    Travel chaos continues as Canadian airlines, airports top global list of delays over long weekend

    Airlines did commit to an aggressive flight schedule without sufficient crew in place, particularly when they continue to have elevated workforce absences due to illness. Nobody comes out of this looking good.
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    Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels (MCDVs)

    I'd take the Navy website with a grain of salt as well (your choice of three oceans for the source of the salt). Unfortunately, the DRR does not give a breakdown of P Res strength by CAF level 1. (https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/dnd-mdn/documents/reports/2021/drr-2020-21.pdf)
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    Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels (MCDVs)

    The RCN has nowhere near 5K primary reservists and has not in several decades.
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    Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels (MCDVs)

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    Active Shooter In NS. April 19 2020

    OK, now I feel exceptionally old.
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    Active Shooter In NS. April 19 2020

    Or because the ranking members came up through the nepotistic, criminal regime of Zac, and can't be trusted to lead the institution?
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    Active Shooter In NS. April 19 2020

    Looking at the list of RCMP commissioners, her current tenure seems to be about average for a commissioner; might she be gently retired to the Senate to clear the deck without ever admitting anyone did anything?
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    CO of Hal relieved

    That is not a risk mitigation strategy...
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