English Bay spill

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Canada's oil spill response needs a review, Master Mariner says

Editor's Note: Captain Mal Walsh is a Master Mariner from Comox, B.C. He has over 40 years of experience in the international oil exploration and shipping industry—both commanding...
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Vancouver Coastal Health reminds residents to stay out of the water

The City of Vancouver and Vancouver Coastal Health have reminded residents to stay out of the water until the "all-clear" is given.  Beach patrons have been told to obey city signage, use...

Kitsilano resident shocked to see schoolchildren playing in water after toxic spill

Kitsilano resident and business owner Jeremy Board was shocked to see a group of schoolchildren on Friday playing in the water near the Maritime Museum, despite an oily sheen on the water after the...

Former Coast Guard commander casts doubt on 'excellent' spill cleanup claim

Retired Commander Frederick E. Moxey said based on his experience, government claims of having contained "80 per cent" of the English Bay spill were likely false. “I’ve been in hundreds of spills and...