Posts Tagged ‘ Stanley Park ’

Premier goes online to try and save Kits Coast Guard

January 19, 2013

The Premier has taken to Youtube to denounce the Federal Government decision to close the Kitsilano Coast Guard Base.  In the video Christy Clark calls the decision ‘disappointing” and adds response times will increase threatening the safety of those in harbour.  Clark also says the new inshore rescue boat in Stanley Park still leaves Vancouver [...]

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New rescue vessel to be stationed near Stanley Park as Kitsilano Coast Guard to close

January 10, 2013

A three-person inshore rescue team will be set up at the Canadian Navy auxiliary’s base in Stanley Park once the Coast Guard station in Kitsilano is closed later this year, the federal government announced Wednesday. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Feds’ plan for 3-person summer crew is poor replacement for Kitsilano coast guard base, critics say

January 10, 2013

A three-person inshore rescue team will be set up at the Canadian Navy auxiliary’s base in Stanley Park once the coast guard station in Kitsilano is closed later this year, the federal government announced Wednesday. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Rescue boat to be stationed at HMCS Discovery

January 9, 2013
Rescue boat to be stationed at HMCS Discovery

The federal government has revealed the location of the rescue boat station which will replace the Kitsilano Coast Guard base. The rescue boat station will be staffed 24/7 from May through Labour Day and will be located at HMCS Discovery in Stanley Park. Deputy Commissioner of Coast Guard Operations, Jody Thomas, can’t guarantee response times [...]

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Ottawa hopes Stanley Park rescue boat can help offset Kits Coast Guard closure

January 9, 2013

Federal government announces second volunteer-run rescue operation for Vancouver globeandmail – British Columbia

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