Kitsilano Coast Guard Station

Kits Coast Guard Station Closes

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Nine months after announcing its closure, the federal government has removed most of the equipment from the busiest coast guard base in Ca...

An Oil Spill 'Perfect Storm'

Ben West | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Ben West

As our government proposes that we become a "super highway" for oil tankers they are simultaneously reducing both the prevention and the response capacity to deal with an accident in what is already Canada's busiest port. This represents a perfect storm of the conditions that could lead to an oil spill.

Vancouver MPs Join Rally To Fight Coast Guard Base Closure

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Dozens of demonstrators, elected officials and union members rallied outside the Kitsilano Coast Guard base on Saturday, urging the federa...