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Air Force, coast guard rescue stranded boater from remote B.C. channel

December 7, 2013

A stranded boater who was forced to brave strong winds and spend the night in a remote channel on British Columbia’s north coast has been rescued from shore. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Former Surrey pretrial guard gets four years for accepting bribe from UN gang

December 3, 2013

Former Surrey prison guard Sedrick Dang tried not to cry as he turned to face the people whom he’d betrayed. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Ottawa introduces hovercraft to offset closure of busy Kitsilano coast guard base

November 28, 2013

Vessel will be stationed at Sea Island, near Richmond globeandmail – British Columbia

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Coast Guard orders 10 ships for $3.3-billion from North Vancouver’s Seaspan

October 7, 2013

Non-combat vessels will be added to existing order of seven ships globeandmail – British Columbia

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Power outage shutdown renews coast guard closure worries

September 18, 2013
Power outage shutdown renews coast guard closure worries

The union that represents the Canadian Coast Guard says a power outage that shut down a monitoring centre in Ucluelet over the weekend is proof B.C. isn’t ready for the closure of coast guard stations next year. CBC | British Columbia News

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