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May 2nd, 2017 by: Blair Stein

From “Snow Eagle” to “Ban the Tan:” Aviation and Canadian Climatic Identity

In late 1952 or early 1953, a man from California travelled between Edmonton and Vancouver with Trans Canada Air Lines, now Air Canada. He had such a miserable time that he left a comment card behind after his flight, complaining: “Today’s flight from Edmonton to Vancouver was so blame cold…62 degrees is not fit for…

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