Plan your summer vacation like a local with hand-picked guides to 11 Canadian cities

Plan your summer vacation like a local with hand-picked guides to 11 Canadian cities

Wondering where to travel this summer? As flight delays and luggage chaos continues at airports across the country, and gas prices continuing to soar, the least stressful (and most economical) getaways this season might be close to home. With that in mind, we asked locals in major Canadian cities from coast to coast to recommend … Read more

Opinion: Our love for cheap airfare has pushed airports to the brink

Opinion: Our love for cheap airfare has pushed airports to the brink

An Air Canada flight departing for Toronto, bottom, taxis to a runway as a Westjet flight bound for Palm Springs takes off at Vancouver International Airport, in Richmond, BC, on March 20.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press Ashley Nunes is a research fellow at Harvard Law School. Messy, impossible, difficult. Those are just some of the words … Read more

Letters to the editor: July 10: ‘Rage at the airline … but don’t blame the messenger.’ Amid travel chaos, how are we treating airport staff? More other letters to the editor

Letters to the editor: July 10: 'Rage at the airline … but don't blame the messenger.'  Amid travel chaos, how are we treating airport staff?  More other letters to the editor

An Air Canada jet takes off from Trudeau Airport in Montreal, Thursday, June 30, 2022. Passengers and advocates say Air Canada is giving them the runaround on refunds, compensation and the reasons cited for flight delays and cancellations.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham HughesGraham Hughes/The Canadian Press Keep your Opinions sharp and informed. Get the Opinion newsletter. Sign … Read more

Advice from this retiree: ‘If you’re healthy enough and have the finances, go traveling as soon as possible’

Advice from this retiree: 'If you're healthy enough and have the finances, go traveling as soon as possible'

Kathryn Brookfield at her home in Winchester, south of Ottawa, Thursday, June 30, 2022. Photo by Ashley Fraser/Globe and MailAshley Fraser/The Globe and Mail In Tales from the Golden Ageretirees talk about their spending, savings and whether life after work is what they expected. Kathryn Brookfield, 69, Winchester, Ont. I retired about 11 years ago, … Read more