Tags » Edmonton International Airport

Bear spray accident causes Edmonton Airport evacuation

A man learned a painful lesson Saturday night when it comes to taking mysterious cans out of waste receptacles.

RCMP were called to a waiting area at the Edmonton International Airport around 8:30 p.m. 147 more words


Edmonton, Leduc County and City of Leduc partner to help EIA reach economic potential

Today, the City of Edmonton, Leduc County, the City of Leduc and the Edmonton International Airport (EIA) each signed the Inter-Jurisdiction Cooperation Accord to form a new partnership aimed at helping the EIA reach its full potential as a key economic driver bringing benefits to the entire Edmonton metropolitan region and all of Alberta. 526 more words


Man Tasered in incident at Edmonton International Airport

The RCMP said officers responded to Edmonton International Airport at 5:50 a.m. on Friday for reports of a man attempting to get past the American pre-boarding screening area. 107 more words


Edmonton and Leduc County sign annexation agreement

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Leduc County Mayor John Whaley have signed an annexation agreement between the city and county.

They were joined by City of Leduc Mayor Greg Krischke, and Edmonton International Airport (EIA) president and CEO Tom Ruth to announce the Inter-Jurisdiction Cooperation Accord — a joint planning partnership between all four jurisdictions. 590 more words


Athletes arriving in Edmonton for World Indigenous Games

Athletes from around the world began arriving this week for the World Indigenous Games, which begin Sunday across Treaty 6 territory.

Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild was at Edmonton International Airport to meet arriving athletes Thursday. 243 more words

Local News

Robotic falcon takes flight at Edmonton International Airport

As a way to help keep birds away from planes at the Edmonton International Airport (EIA), a drone that looks and acts like a falcon is taking flight. 820 more words


Robot falcon set to swoop in to keep birds away from airport runways

A robot falcon will patrol the skies at Edmonton International Airport — a first of its kind — to keep birds away from runways.

The Robird drone, designed to mimic the look and flight of the predatory peregrine falcon, is meant to frighten in particular large flocking birds such as geese and seagulls. 341 more words

Local News