Kitsilano Coast Guard

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...

Harper Tanker Safety Plan Changes Nothing in Pipeline Debate

Ben West | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Ben West

Prime Minister Stephen Harper can make all the safety announcements he wants but it doesn't change the fact that the people of B.C. are moving in the opposite direction he is. We are saying less tar sands oil not more, thank you very much.

B.C. Haida Gwaii Earthquake Preps Stalled By Feds, Says B.C. MP

Robin Rowland | Posted 05.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

The Stephen Harper government is stalling on requests for better earthquake preparation on B.C.'s Haida Gwaii, according to NDP MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Nathan Cullen.

'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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Vancouver Mayor: Not City's Job To Rescue People On Water

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - City councillors in Vancouver want to discuss the closure of a local coast guard station with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.They passed a ...

Protesters Occupy Kitsilano Coast Guard

CBC | Posted 11.14.2012 | Canada British Columbia

More than a dozen union leaders are staging an occupation of the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station in Vancouver to protest the station's planned closure b...

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...