Vancouver Coast Guard

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."

Crews Clean Up Fuel Spill In Vancouver's False Creek

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The city estimates that 1,000 litres of diesel spilled into the water off Granville Island.

Ship That Leaked Fuel In Vancouver Was On 1st Voyage

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2015 | Canada

Transport Canada says it appears there was a malfunction in the brand-new MV Marathassa.

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...

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...

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...