Kits Coast Guard

Kitsilano Coast Guard Base To Be Reopened

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Its initial closure in 2013 was heavily criticized.

Trudeau's Oil Tanker Ban Means 'Northern Gateway Will Never Happen'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It's one thing to say what can't take place, but another to say what will be allowed."

B.C.'s New Hovercraft

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A new hovercraft has arrived that was promised by the federal government to assuage anger over the closure of Vancouver's coast guard stat...

Kits Coast Guard Closure Linked To Heart Attack

CBC | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Union members are once again raising questions about the closure of the Kitsilano coast guard station after a crewmember of a cargo ship in English Ba...

Fishing Boat Sinks Off Point Grey

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two people may be safe after a fishing boat sank off Vancouver, but the incident has reignited debate about marine-rescue response times a...

'This Was On The Advice Of The Coast Guard'

CBC | Posted 04.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Ottawa insists mariners are still safe in Vancouver, despite the early closure of the Kitsilano Coast Guard station on Tuesday. Closure o...

Feds' Decision Shocks City Councillor

CBC | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Just days after forcing the early closure of Vancouver's Kitsilano Coast Guard station, the federal government has announced $6.6m for a Newfoundland ...

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...

B.C. Leaders Agree On Something

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Leaders of British Columbia's political parties are calling on the federal government to reverse course on its decision to close the Kitsi...

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...