A Sunwing spokesperson says the aircraft are not commercial flights and that they are positioning them in Windsor for the time being.
Experts compared the information to last October's Lion Air crash, which also involved a Max 8, and found evidence "suggesting a possible, though unproven, similarity in the flight profile".
The president said any Boeing now in the air will go to its destination and then be grounded.
Airport officials say that 737 Boeing planes fly out of Burlington but not class 8 and 9's.
Of the more than 370 Boeing 737 Max jets in global fleets, 74 are flown by United States airlines, according to the FAA.
American Airlines and Southwest Airlines both fly the new 737 MAX 8 jets and Southwest said some of them fly in and out of San Diego.
"Currently, we are working with our airline partners to store aircraft here at YYC", said Fiest. The airline has identifying them should take five days.
"Rosaviatsia has issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) stating that the flights of this type of aircraft [Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 - TASS] in Russian airspace are banned until further notice", he said.
Garneau previously said he had full confidence in the safety of the model and would not hesitate to board one.
"Airlines are definitely going to work as quickly and as fast as they can to get different aircraft to handle the existing schedules", Carney said.