Changes to Air Passenger Protection Rules weaken consumers’ rights: not cleared for takeoff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, April 24, 2023 – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) reacted negatively to the announcement made today by the Minister of Transportation, Omar Alghabra, of proposed changes to the Air Passenger Protection Regulations (APPRs), saying the proposals weaken passengers’ rights by making their claims secret, blocking their access to full justice, […]

#UnitedAirlines: Why Canada Needs Air Passenger Protection Rules Today

Consumer protections for air travel passengers? What a crazy idea! This past week, U.S. air carrier United Airlines had to navigate an embarrassing and offensive incident which resulted from a passenger being physically dragged off a flight from Chicago, Illinois to Louisville, Kentucky to open up seats for other airline employees. The event prompted a […]

Popping the Hood: Car Stress Suggestions

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