Bc Coast Guard

Another Boat Owned By Whale-Watching Company Runs Aground

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Everyone on board got off safely, said the Coast Guard.

Coast Guard Couldn't Hear 1st Distress Call In B.C. Boat Sinking: Report

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"He's telling you there are people in the water."

Several Dead After Tour Boat Sinks Near Tofino

CP | Geordon Omand and Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

There were 27 people onboard the whale-watching vessel.

Russian Cargo Ship A Wake-Up Call For B.C. Coast

Caitlyn Vernon | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Caitlyn Vernon

"On my mind as the saga unfolded were the fisheries the Haida depend on for jobs and food, as well as the whales and migratory birds that would be impacted by a spill."

DEVELOPING: Fuel-Laden Container Ship Adrift Off B.C. Coast

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A 135-metre container ship carrying bunker and diesel fuel is adrift after losing power off the coast of B.C.'s Haida Gwaii. The Council of the Hai...

Family Of 7 Clung To Sinking Boat And Prayed

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A family of two adults and five children floated in the frigid water and prayed in the dark after their fishing boat started sinking in B.C.'s Georgia...

Oil Spill Would Overwhelm B.C.

CP | Stanley Tromp, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Officials in British Columbia privately warned the province lacks the ability to manage oil spills from existing and future oil traffic, a...

Harper Stands Firm On Coast Guard Closure

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the closure of a Vancouver coast guard station is in keeping with his government's emphasis on public s...

WATCH: Premier Slams Coast Guard Closure

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. Premier Christy Clark has slammed Ottawa for its move to close the Kitsilano Coast Guard station, saying it could put the lives of Br...

New Coast Guard Plans Include 'Two Students In A Rubber Dingy'

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A three-person inshore rescue team will be set up at the Canadian Navy auxiliary's base in Stanley Park once the Coast Guard station in Ki...

Coast Guard Shutters B.C. Communications Centres

CBC | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Politics

The federal government has confirmed it will close three coast guard communication centres in Vancouver, Comox and Tofino by 2015. This fo...