Front Burner

Will Canada's new air travel protections actually help?

CBC National Business Correspondent Peter Armstrong on what you could be entitled to when your flight is delayed or your luggage is lost, according to Canada’s new air passenger protection regulations, and why some say they don’t go far enough.
Frustrated travellers at Toronto's Pearson airport line up amid lengthy delays on Tuesday after extreme cold caused the cancellation or delay of hundreds of flights. (David Donnelly/CBC)
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This summer, Canada's new air passenger protection regulations will begin to come into effect.

The regulations apply to all flights to, from and within Canada, and include financial entitlements for problems like delayed flights and damaged luggage.

Today on Front Burner, CBC national business correspondent Peter Armstrong explains the new protections, which some critics say don't go far enough.

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