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What's in Canada's new 'Our North, Strong and Free' defence policy

Breaking down some of the details for how money will be spent in Canada’s new ‘Our North, Strong and Free’ defence policy.

Drought, heat raise risk of repeat of last summer's record-breaking wildfires

Canadian federal ministers outline challenges ahead in forecast of another impactful wildfire season.

B.C. to get wildfire training and education centre in response to expert task force

Premier says new training and education centre for wildfire fighters will be established in Kamloops.

2 Philippine navy pilots killed after training helicopter crashes near a public market

Robinson R22 crashed near seaside city, killing the two pilots on board and narrowly missing a neighbourhood.

Honduran Ministry of Defense acquires two additional H145 helicopters

Honduras will have six H145s available in the coming years for a range of critical national missions.

Greece moves forward with UH-60M Black Hawk deal

Greece aims to procure 35 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters built by Sikorsky.

Family of Nigerian businessman killed in California helicopter crash sues charter company

Lawsuit claims fatal flight back in February should have been grounded because of weather.

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Alberta eyes greater reliance on wildfire technology

Alberta’s minister of forestry and lands said an internal review followed last year’s wildfire season, pointing to a need for more high-tech support like night vision and thermal imaging. » 

Arctic sovereignty anchors federal plans to upgrade Canada's military

Canada's military will take a bigger role in the North over the next two decades as climate change and increasingly aggressive foes threaten Arctic sovereignty, including $18.4B for new tactical helicopters to replace the CH-146 Griffon fleet. » 

Macklem says interest rate cut in June possible after holding policy rate once again

Bank of Canada could begin lowering key interest rate in June after deciding to hold it steady for now. » 

US wildfires are getting more complex, prompting changes in firefighting workforce

Officials are pivoting to a new wildfire management model amid biggest shift in decades. » 

Government of Alberta invests $144,000 to boost Cold Lake regional airport

Cold Lake Investment is part of a strategy to strengthen Alberta's aviation infrastructure. » 

Boeing's CEO got compensation worth nearly $33 million last year

David Calhoun received compensation valued at US$33 million last year, mostly in stock awards. » 

Canadian man killed providing aid in Gaza was a military veteran with a young son

Canadian aid worker killed in Gaza Strip was a military veteran from Quebec. » 

Pilot helped Shebandowan battle blazes for years

Helicopter pilot Pete Janulis is being remembered for his skill in the air. » 

Flights as usual at Peace River despite changes

NAV Canada is closing its Flight Service Station at CYPE in favour of automation after a service level review. » 

Drone images show trapped B.C. orca calf is healthy female

The young killer whale stranded in the lagoon off Vancouver Island is a girl. » 


Careers in Aviation Expo

May 4, 2024
Location: Porter Airlines, Ottawa, ON

5th annual Canadian Wildfire Conference

October 17, 2024
Location: KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence, Kelowna, BC

2024 Helicopter Association of Canada Exhibition and Conference

October 30 – November 1, 2024
Location: Vancouver, BC