Pearson has a problem. And it’s not going to be solved anytime soon.

Toronto’s Pearson Intl. Airport has a problem: it’s bursting at the seams.  The airport, Canada’s busiest, recently said its daily passenger count this summer is likely to hit 150,000 — a 50 per cent increase over what Pearson typically handled on its busiest days just a decade ago. Indeed, if passenger stats stay strong, the airport is likely to handle 9.6 million passengers this year between Canada Day and Labor Day — an increase of 13 per cent over the same period in 2015.

(Toronto’s Pearson International Airport)

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Canada Will Get On Board (Some Day)

Canada has been around for close to 150 years. Israel has been around for less than half that time. Canada has 36.1 million people; Israel,  8.5 million. Canada’s gross domestic product is C$1.6 trillion; Israel’s, $281.9 billion. Canada faces no continuing threat to its existence; while Israel hasn’t known a single day of peace since it came into being.

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