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What you need to know about wildfires in Canada

Wildfires continue to rage in Canada in one of the worst seasons in recent memory.

Rain welcome but it won't be enough to extinguish B.C. wildfire risk

Scattered rain across parts of British Columbia is welcome in the fight against wildfires.

Cut off by wildfire, B.C. communities must wait another week for vital route to reopen

Vancouver Island communities under stress from the wildfire related Highway 4 closure.

Tyto launches distributed electric propulsion testing platform

Gatineau firm's new capability allows users to test up to eight motors and propellers simultaneously.

Jaunt Canada leader Côté joins Aéro Montréal board

Eric Côté to help Aéro Montréal’s goal of positioning Quebec as a centre for advanced air mobility.

Arcadea Group merges Air Maestro and Spidertracks

Toronto investment firm merges two aviation system operations focused on improving flight safety.

CAE provides initial flight training to U.S. Air Force rotary-wing pilots

Montreal training giant expands presence in helicopter world with U.S. Army contract.


Battling the blaze from the air

From the BC Wildfire Service to aircraft operators, a look at how Canadians in key positions are helping a country suppress the onslaught of earlier forest fires. » 

China’s first helicopter flight using sustainable aviation fuel

An Airbus H125 helicopter belonging to State Grid Space Technology uses sustainable aviation fuel for a flight demonstration at Hefei Shiwan Airport. » 

Flight time regulations posing problems, say outfitters and First Nations

New federal regulations for pilots are having a negative impact in Northern Ontario. » 

PacifiCorp must pay punitive damages for fires, plus award that could reach billions

A jury orders PacifiCorp to pay punitive damages for causing devastating wildfires in 2020. » 

Inflation, interest rates weighing on Canadians' retirement plans: survey

Many Canadians planning to push back retirement amid inflation and higher interest rates. » 

US military says helicopter accident in northeastern Syria left 22 American troops injured

Helicopter accident in Syria over the weekend left 22 American service members injured. » 

Russia claims it blew up Ukrainian tank, but video shows its helicopter attacked a tractor

Visual analysis by The Associated Press shows the destruction of a tractor. » 

Unemployment rate ticks higher in May for first time in nine months: StatCan

Canada's jobless rate ticked higher in May, marking the first increase since August 2022. » 

Biden picks longtime official as acting head of Federal Aviation Administration

Polly Trottenberg replaces Billy Nolen, who indicated in April that he planned to leave the FAA. » 


2023 CBAA Convention and Exhibition

July 11 – 13, 2023
Location: Calgary, AB

Careers in Aviation Expo, West

October 24, 2023
Location: Calgary, AB

4th Annual Aerial Firefighting Conference

October 26, 2023
Location: KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence, Kelowna, BC

HAC 28th Annual Conference & Trade Show

November 6 – 10, 2023
Location: Vancouver, BC
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ATAC Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow

November 14 – 16, 2023
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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