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"Increased B.C. tanker traffic will be safe"

This is the claim by Canada’s Transport Minister Marc Garneau, which is examined in a CBC documentary. There is no commenting permitted under the article on the web page. 898 more words


Ottawa promises $1.5 billion for marine protection

VANCOUVER – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled a $1.5-billion plan Monday to make Canada a “world leader” in ocean protection after a diesel spill on British Columbia’s central coast and as a decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion looms. 731 more words


PM Justin Trudeau expected to make spill response announcement

The prime minister is expected to make an announcement in Vancouver today about the future of responses to tanker and fuel spills along the West Coast. 180 more words


Water shortage hits Atteridgeville

By Gavin Emmanuel Email:gavin@makoyanews.co.za

Residents of Atteridgeville, Saulsville, Kyalami and Midrand spend the weekend without water.

The water shortage is part of the water restrictions by Rand Water.

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The silver grey sea

In mid 1962, after two years at HMS Conway, I graduated. British India Steam Navigation Company, also known simply as BI, accepted me in August, as an indentured cadet (apprentice). 2,586 more words

I'll Never Go Abroad

Coming Down the Line

A CPR train rolling southbound into Huntingdon, in Abbotsford.  This black & white shot made with a yellow filter to bring out the ruggedness of the mountains, without which they faded away into the background.  I like this version best!


Missed the Train

Too late to see the train headed northbound from Huntingdon, in Abbotsford, B.C.  The Golden Ears Mountains are in the background.