Budget proposes axing airport security agency

The Trudeau government is proposing to eliminate the federal agency in charge of traveller, baggage and worker security screening at airports. Buried in Finance Minister Bill Morneau's 460-page budget that was delivered Tuesday is a clause noting that the government is "transitioning the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) to an independent, not-for-profit entity." 
Darcy Belanger

Edmonton environmentalist Darcy Belanger boarded Ethiopian Airlines flight to protect Arctic Ocean

The bright-eyed 46-year-old construction industry executive and environmentalist from Edmonton, Alberta spoke of his enthusiasm to be at the March 11 UN Environment Assembly to raise awareness about a treaty that declares the Arctic Ocean north of the Arctic Circle an international peace park, free from exploitation of all kinds, to protect the polar ice cap and address climate change.