Vancouver Oil Spill

Major Oil Spill Could Cost Vancouver $1.2 Billion

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Not good.

Major Oil Spill Would Coat Vancouver Beaches Within Hours: Analysis

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Between 50 per cent and 90 per cent of the oil spilled would reach shores.

Capsized Boat Spills Diesel Into Fraser River

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The fuel that escaped "likely unrecoverable," according to a Port Metro Vancouver spokesman.

Cabinet Minister Ambushed By Vancouver Oil Spill Protesters

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"You can see it but you don't want to touch it, so why is on the shores?"

Vancouver Aquarium Clams Up Over Pipelines And Tankers

Jeff Matthews | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Jeff Matthews

There would be far greater benefit to our coastline if the aquarium educated their visitors about the grave risks of tarsands pipelines, tanker traffic and LNG ports, rather than focusing on how acrobatic dolphins can be.

Vancouver Oil Spill Shows We've Got Lots To Learn

Andrew Weaver | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Andrew Weaver

I hope that the spill in English Bay will spark more than just finger pointing. I hope it will serve as a wake-up call that British Columbians need to expect more from their MLAs.

Vancouver Oil Spill Could Be Worse Than Originally Estimated

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

It could take several days or even a week to determine how much fuel spilled, said Transport Canada.

Rescued Birds Are Still Filthy After Vancouver Oil Spill

CBC | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

It could take up to several weeks before the birds can be released, according to the Wildlife Rescue Association.

Vancouver Oil Spill Cleanup To Focus On Beaches

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A flyover on Friday evening saw only about six litres left in the water.

Volunteers Not Needed For Vancouver Oil Spill Cleanup: City

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Only trained crews in protective gear should be cleaning up the oil spill, said the city.

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.

B.C. Premier, Vancouver Mayor Blast 'Totally Inadequate' Oil Spill Response

CBC | Posted 04.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Somebody needs to do a better job of protecting the coast, and the coast guard has not done it."

New Ship That Leaked Oil In Vancouver Was On 1st Voyage

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

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

Emergency Response To English Bay Oil Spill Questioned

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

An emergency response team was called in to deal with an oily substance coating the water.

Enviro Group Simulates Catastrophic Oil Spill In Vancouver

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

For one day, Vancouverites can see with their own eyes how an oil tanker spill might destroy one of the city’s most popular beaches. Using Oculus...

'Hundreds Of Spills' Show Huge Gaps In Response: Gov't Email

Metro News Vancouver | Posted 10.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An alarming email from high-ranking Ministry of Environment staff proves the province is unprepared to deal with a major environmental disaster, says ...

More Oil Spill Insurance Needed: Vancouver

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Oil and water don't mix, at least as far as the City of Vancouver is concerned.As Kinder Morgan launches a series of information sessions ...