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What Companies Should Learn From Hollywood Romances

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

In the film Crazy Stupid Love, Canadian actor and renowned ladies' man, Ryan Gosling, along with a hapless Steve Carell, both learn that finding true love requires a genuine effort to be more lovable. Perhaps today's corporations could use such a lesson.

WestJet Encore About To Shake Up Canadian Regional Flying

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - WestJet Encore is shaking up Canada's regional airline market, pressuring rivals to cut fares and lower costs as it prepares to expand its ...

WestJet Adds $25 Checked Baggage Fee For First Bag

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - The cost of flying will soon increase for millions of Canadian passengers each year with the announcement by WestJet Airlines that it will ...

Why B.C. Government's Purchase Card Records Are So Illuminating

Dermod Travis | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

That's politics. The public gets irate over the small amounts because they can relate to them. But the funny thing is that politicians who get the small things right generally don't screw up the bigger ones.

Canadian Airlines Dominate 'Best' List

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Business

With so much attention focused on the air tragedy in Ukraine, it’s easy to forget flying remains the safest form of travel. That’s something at...

Super Sketchy Takeoff Attempt On Calgary Runway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - There were no injuries when a tire on a WestJet flight headed to New York blew just before takeoff.People on board flight 1680 Wednesday mor...

You May Soon Be Able To Take WestJet To More Countries

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada Business

CALGARY - WestJet Airlines Ltd. said Monday it aims to have its own wide-body aircraft in the sky next year, setting the stage for a possible internat...

A Big First For WestJet

CBC | Posted 08.13.2014 | Canada Alberta

WestJet's expansion into Europe takes off this weekend with the carrier’s inaugural flight across the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday. The Calgary-...

WATCH: WestJet May Have Just Won Father's Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada Impact

WestJet may have found a video that'll make you forget all about its viral Christmas miracle stunt. With Father's Day less than two weeks away, the...

WestJet Plane Hit By Lightning In B.C. Storm

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A WestJet flight from Calgary was hit by lightning as it approached the Kelowna airport on Tuesday night. A fierce spring storm brought heavy rain,...

How Air Travel Is Changing In Canada

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Travel

The federal government recently announced two new rules that are set to change the way Canadians experience the evolving world of air travel. Even f...

Meet Canada's Most Attractive Employer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.02.2014 | Canada Business

WestJet remains tops among Canada's most sought-after companies, as the airline has been named the most attractive employer for the third year in a r...

Halifax Storm Blows Plane Off Its Gate

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Travel

Halifax weather doesn't just bring hurricane-force pressure and cravings for "stormchips." Sometimes, it's strong enough to blow a WestJet 737 pla...

This CEO Just Took A Pay Cut

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Business

CALGARY - WestJet (TSX:WJA) chief executive Gregg Saretsky earned nearly $3.2 million last year, down slightly from the nearly $3.5 million he earned ...

Air Canada One Ups WestJet

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Travel

Travellers looking to stay connected to the cloud while flying among the clouds now have one more option: Air Canada. The Canadian carrier announce...

Three Examples of Contextual Advertising Done Right

Jeff Quipp | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Business
Jeff Quipp

The Sochi Olympics, like other popular television viewing events (read: Oscars, Super Bowl) reinforced the importance and potential effectiveness of contextually relevant ads. Think of the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion spot that went viral, or Proctor & Gamble's Thank You Mom commercial.

WestJet's Would Like To Remind You Why Women Are Awesome

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada Travel

WestJet is making news again with one of its online videos but rather than celebrating a fat man in a red — er, blue suit — the airline is celebra...

WestJet Pilot's Response To Sexism Is Pretty Much Perfect

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Travel

A passenger's sexist remarks towards a WestJet pilot have sparked online outrage after photos of the vitriolic comments scrawled on a napkin were post...

WestJet Upgrades Their In-Flight Entertainment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Travel

CALGARY - WestJet Airlines unveiled plans Friday for a new system that will allow passengers to access TV, movies and the Internet with their electron...

Why Your Next Vaycay Might Cost More

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada Travel

A tumbling loonie and rising air fare have created something of a double whammy for Canadian airline passengers as of late, and now, more fees could b...

Headed Ontario's Way

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Business

WestJet Airlines unveiled details Monday of the planned eastern expansion of its regional Encore service this summer.The Calgary-based airline said We...

WestJet Plane Makes Fast Descent After Pressure Problem

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Travel

WINNIPEG - Passengers aboard a WestJet flight heading for Winnipeg put on oxygen masks and held on tight when their jet experienced a pressurization p...

Hot destinations and top Canadian travel trends for 2014

Cheapflights | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights

As we wrap up another eventful year in travel, Cheapflights.ca takes a sneak peek at what's ahead for 2014. Of course, since past is prologue, much o...

Coming To Canada?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Travel

In-flight Wi-Fi could finally come to Canada next year. In an interview with the Calgary Herald, WestJet's CEO Gregg Saretsky told the paper the ai...

WestJet Should Have Used Viral Marketing for Good

Shelley and Bob Freeman | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada Impact
Shelley and Bob Freeman

WestJet is by all accounts a wonderful airline, run in a light and care-free manner by like-minded employees. And the "Christmas Miracle" viral smash hit is just that. Imploring us to watch a marketing video so that a needy family can fly somewhere is great marketing but is it any kind of building block for a great society?