Control your own destiny or someone else will.” – Jack Welch.
I consider myself an optimist. The glass is always half full – and it can always get worse.
Anxiety is not conducive to positive job performance. It may be especially concerning in high-risk roles – surgery, for example, or landing a helicopter on an oil rig platform on a dark and stormy night.
A few years ago, I was working off at a camp in northern Quebec for a major multinational mining company. The camp was one of the best I have ever been in. Two five-star chefs, warm waterproof accommodation, pleasant customers and hot showers. I didn’t want to go home.
About 5,000 people have been evacuated from the path of a wildfire that has prompted the northern Alberta hamlet of Wabasca to declare a local state of emergency.
Erickson was contracted by the Government of Nunavut and Qulliq Energy Corporation to transport generators to Pangnirtung, Nunavut, to restore power after a fire extensively damaged the community’s power plant.
Spring arrived early on the west coast of North America while central Canada and the Maritimes were still locked in winter’s embrace. Ski hills on Vancouver Island and southwestern British Columbia closed by the middle of February for lack of snow when they would normally be open until Easter.
Jan. 2, 2015 While the chances of crashing in the glades are greater than being on a wide, open run, skiing in the trees is, for many, the ultimate slope experience.
Nov. 28, 2014, Edmonton - Edmonton could be ready to plunk down money on the greatest pre-Christmas sale ever — almost two police helicopters for the price of one.
Nov. 3, 2014, Vancouver - It’s a tricky operation involving helicopters, net guns, thrashing moose and hungry wolves, but the ministry charged with protecting B.C.’s forests hopes some brave researchers can help find out what’s killing B.C.’s boreal caribou.
High above the ground, bundles of glass insulators swing from decades-old U-bolts dangling from towers carrying 500,000-volt power lines.
Oct. 14, 2014, Niagara Falls, Ont. - The fall can be a tricky time for Niagara wineries. With inconsistent temperatures and the possibility of hitting the freezing line, frosty conditions can kill flourishing vineyards. However, farmers are not just accepting mother natures cool blast they are teaming up with Niagara Helicopters and requesting a special service.
Sept. 12, 2014, Middletown, Del. - Summit Aviation recently helped a veteran of military aviation, a Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter, make a groundbreaking transition into a productive new role in civilian life, firefighting.
HeliJet names new chief pilot, assistant chief pilotHelijet International Inc. has announced the appointment of Michael Potter…
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Squamish medical professionals introduce TEAAMA group of paramedics and medical professionals in Squamish, B.C.,…
RFS, Vector get FAA certification of CFTR for AS350 familyRobertson Fuel Systems (RFS), a HEICO Company, and Vector Aerospace…
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