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Operators of conference centres and other facilities in Canada are joining a global trend to be certified pandemic-resistant as they compete for billions of dollars in economic benefits for their cities. A passenger walks through Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Friday, July 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Canadian conference centres, airports, stadiums join rush for anti-pandemic status

Facilities must follow specific criteria to show compliance with the program’s 20 elements

 

Crews from Coulson Aviation begin stripping a 737 jet in preparation for transforming it into a new aerial firefighting Fireliner, July 23, 2020 at the Alberni Valley Regional Airport. Coulson Aviation has plans to expand at the airport. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Alberni airport gets GPS approach

Airport advisory committee will work on ‘vision’ for Alberni’s airport

 

A Glassair, left, and Citabria aircraft are parked beside the taxiway at the Alberni Valley Regional Airport on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. (WARWICK PATTERSON/ Special to the News)

New ‘fly-out’ series attracts general aviation pilots to Port Alberni’s airport

Event is designed to introduce recreational pilots to B.C.-based airports

 

Campbell River-based Cascadia Air has launched a ‘rapid emergency air delivery’ service instead of its planned commuter airline. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

PROGRESS 2020: A vision for Port Alberni’s regional airport

As interest builds from aviation companies, ACRD focuses on what it wants at the airport

Campbell River-based Cascadia Air has launched a ‘rapid emergency air delivery’ service instead of its planned commuter airline. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Cascadia Air, based in Campbell River, has launched its small commuter airline for emergency runs during the coronavirus pandemic. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

New Vancouver Island airline eyes Alberni’s airport for charter flights

ACRD has work to do to support air operations, says GM of environmental services

Cascadia Air, based in Campbell River, has launched its small commuter airline for emergency runs during the coronavirus pandemic. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Drag racing fans were hoping Thunder in the Valley would return to the Alberni Valley Regional Airport. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)

B.C. government puts kibosh on drag racing at Alberni Valley Regional Airport

AVDRA was hopeful for a three-year temporary contract to race at the airport

Drag racing fans were hoping Thunder in the Valley would return to the Alberni Valley Regional Airport. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)