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whale-watching disaster

Fundraising goal reached to build skate park for whale-watching boat rescuers

VANCOUVER — A First Nations community on Vancouver Island whose quick response to a capsized whale-watching boat is credited with saving lives is one step closer to getting its own skateboard park....

Calgary man says giant wave knocked over Tofino whale-watching boat

Dwayne Mazereeuw and his wife survived the ordeal by clutching a life ring for anywhere between 30 minutes to an hour in the frigid waters before being rescued.

Body found near scene of October sinking of whale-watching boat

Too early to say if the remains are those of a man who has remained missing since the sinking, says B.C.'s Coroners Service.

Captain praying for families of five dead passengers aboard B.C. vessel

Doomed vessel's captain says passengers and crew were heroic as the vessel went under, claiming lives of five people.

Equipment that could provide more answers recovered from sunken B.C. boat

Ship capsized on Sunday with 27 people on board, about 15 kilometres from the tourist community of Tofino

Centre of gravity high, while wave hits B.C. tourist boat, sending it over: TSB

All five people who died were British nationals - and one more missing person is from Australia.

Father and son among British deaths in sinking of whale-watching boat: reports

Fifty-year-old David Thomas, a managing architect with Microsoft UK, and his son Stephen were killed when the Leviathan II sank on Sunday.

Transport Canada investigating whale-watching boat that sank off B.C. coast

Five dead and one missing after the 20-metre long Leviathan II went down near Tofino.