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"It's one thing to say what can't take place, but another to say what will be allowed."
The city estimates that 1,000 litres of diesel spilled into the water off Granville Island.
Transport Canada says it appears there was a malfunction in the brand-new MV Marathassa.
Just days after forcing the early closure of Vancouver's Kitsilano Coast Guard station, the federal government has announced $6.6m for a Newfoundland and Labrador base. Meanwhile, Vancouver City Coun...
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VANCOUVER - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the closure of a Vancouver coast guard station is in keeping with his government's emphasis on public safety.The shuttering of the Kitsilano base announc...
VANCOUVER - Leaders of British Columbia's political parties are calling on the federal government to reverse course on its decision to close the Kitsilano Coast Guard base in Vancouver.About 100 peopl...
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 Kitsilano is closed later this year, the federal gov...
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 - Dozens of demonstrators, elected officials and union members rallied outside the Kitsilano Coast Guard base on Saturday, urging the federal government once again to reverse its decision to...