Tag: Port

Threatened Kits Coast Guard base closure hitting a nerve with Vancouver

When seniors I’ve never met stop to tell me they are worried about the closure of the Kits Coast Guard base, as two did yesterday, Ottawa has a problem. Will the government respond? Then, this morning, this blog… Read More

What happened the last time the Tories tried to shut Kitsilano Coast Guard base

This is not the first time a Conservative government has attempted to shut down the Kitsilano Coast Guard base, as Coast Guard veteran Capt. Don Newell reminded Mayor Gregor Robertson in a letter late last week. Brian Mulroney’s… Read More

Kinder Morgan pleads guilty on Burnaby oil spill as tanker debate shifts south

The timing could not be worse for Kinder Morgan and Trans Mountain Pipelines, who pleaded guilty today in a Vancouver court room to charges arising from a massive 2007 oil spill that soaked a Burnaby neighbourhood and polluted… Read More

Economic costs of climate change may not be visible, but they are real and growing

Port Metro Vancouver, which has the costly and repetitive job of dredging the main navigation channel of the Fraser River, reports that silt loads in the river are rising steadily, driving multi-million dollar dredging costs up with them…. Read More