Bc Coast Guard

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. ...