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Men who reportedly sailed bathtub down Fraser River made “bad decision”: coast guard

July 29, 2013

The call came in to the coast guard around 9:20 p.m. Sunday night from a passing boater who claimed he saw a couple of men sailing off of Steveston in a bathtub. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Coast guard receives approval to clean-up WWII-era shipwreck off B.C. coast

July 27, 2013

Wreck remained out of sight and out of mind until an oil slick was reported to the coast guard in 2003 globeandmail – British Columbia

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Pilot alright after plane flips on Pitt Lake

July 1, 2013

A plane has flipped on Pitt Lake today. The Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Centre says the pilot is okay. They say he got out of the plane and was taken from the scene by a nearby boater.   CKNW Vancouver News

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Search for canoeist delayed by darkness

June 4, 2013
Search for canoeist delayed by darkness

A search has been called off for the night after an overturned canoe was spotted in Blind Channel near Squamish.  Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre’s Captain Eric Niemi says the RCMP have now opened a missing persons file. The search will resume Tuesday morning, “The RCMP have told us their intention is to have a dive [...]

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MP Donnelly slams move to close MCTS centres

June 3, 2013

A member of parliament says it will be a huge risk to be without the marine communications and traffic services centres in British Columbia. Fin Donnelly says it does not make sense to put people’s lives in danger just to save some money. The feds are looking to close three MCTS centres in British Columbia [...]

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