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Federal axing of Wabush Airport fire crew based on bad data, critics say

August 12, 2020
By CBC News

Aug. 12, 2020, Newfoundland – Fire services at the Wabush Airport in Newfoundland have been extinguished because of a federal policy that axes airport crews when passenger numbers dip below a specific number. For Ryan Connolly, who worked at the airport for more than six years, cutting that service puts passengers and crew landing in Wabush at risk. In an emergency, he said, crews need to be on-site and at the ready. CBC News reports. | READ MORE