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Young Burnaby twins fill shipping containers with supplies for typhoon relief effort in Philippines

November 28, 2013

When Evan and Emma March learned three of their relatives died in Typhoon Haiyan, the 11-year-old Burnaby twins asked their mother if there was something they could do to help the disaster-struck Philippines. Over the next nine days, the pair embarked on a mission to raise donations, enlisting the help of students and parents from [...]

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Shipping traffic, potential spills threaten humpbacks’ habitat, Ottawa admits

October 29, 2013

Recovery strategy long overdue for environmental groups hoping to protect coast from oil tanker mishaps globeandmail – British Columbia

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Whales in B.C. bombarded by constant shipping noise

October 23, 2013

A bombardment of constant shipping noise and increased tanker traffic is putting whales along the B.C. coast at ever-greater risk, a new international study concludes. Endangered killer whales are suffering the highest levels of noise in their designated critical habitat while threatened fin and humpback whales living in some of the quietest waters are at [...]

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CN Rail floats idea of shipping Alberta bitumen to Prince Rupert: documents

September 23, 2013

CN is denying it has made a specific proposal for Prince Rupert but says it will consider any such project as it comes up globeandmail – British Columbia

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CN, feds eyeing oil by rail to Prince Rupert, B.C.

September 22, 2013
CN, feds eyeing oil by rail to Prince Rupert, B.C.

CN Rail, at the urging of Chinese-owned Nexen Inc., is considering shipping Alberta bitumen to Prince Rupert, B.C., by rail in quantities matching the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, documents obtained by The Canadian Press show. CBC | British Columbia News

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