NoJets celebrates no jets at the Island Airport

By Tuesday, November 24, 2015 0 , Permalink 0

Last evening NoJets held a party to celebrate the cancellation of jets. It was well attended by an enthusiastic crowd who cheered their heros, Adam Vaughan, David Miller, Anshal Kapoor, Brian Iler, Ken Greenberg, Paul Bedford and others. This is a great story in Toronto Life that captures the feeling of the event.

When Is a Jet Not a Jet?

By Tuesday, November 24, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

In an astoundingly accurate example of Newspeak that would make George Orwell proud, the executive who developed Bombardier's CSeries jet engine says it's not a jet. It's a turbofan claims Pratt & Whitney's Graham Webb, the company's vice-president of commercial engine programs. Pratt & Whitney supplies Bombardier with its engines for the CSeries jets so ...

CommunityAIR Press Release

CommunityAIR - working towards a clean, green waterfront PoTO Directors’ Resignations Requested to Make Way for Reform For Immediate Release Monday, November 23, 2015 Contact: Brian Iler, Chair 416-835-4384 (cell) 416-598-0544 (work direct) In letters delivered to four of the six directors of Ports Toronto in office, CommunityAIR today requested their resignations. The text of the letter sent to Robert D. Poirier, ...

Gar Mahood Thanks Marc Garneau

Garfield (Gar) Mahood is a former executive of the Canadian Environmental Law Association but he is better known as a champion for the rights of non-smokers. A founding member of the Non-Smokers’ Rights Association in 1974, Mr. Mahood received the Canadian Cancer Society's R.M. Taylor Medal and Award, their highest award, in 1997. In 2007, he ...

Skirting Facts

The following exchange took place between CommunityAIR's Brian Iler and a poster who identifies her/himself as MD2.  The exchange is on The Airline Website. The thread, Oh oh....maybe the Liberals are serious about no expansion, is a five-page discussion on the recent Liberal announcement on not opening the tripartite agreement.  MD2's posts are spread throughout the ...

Prospects grim for Porter

By Wednesday, November 18, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 1

This article on Porter's future business prospects was published in "Airways News." It paints a very grim future for Porter without jets at the Island Airport.