Bill C-48 - LISTEN: Sen. Tkachuk on Oil Spills!!

Bill C-48 - LISTEN: Sen. Tkachuk on Oil Spills!!

Postby Oscar » Wed May 01, 2019 12:28 pm

LISTEN: Senator David Tkachuk in Regina for talks on Bill C-48 - 6 minutes

[ https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1- ... -bill-c-48 ]

CBC Radio - The Morning Edition - Sask - May 1, 2019

Bill C-48 will stop large oil tankers from docking along B.C.'s north coast which Senator David Tkachuk says will seriously harm Canadian energy exports. The Saskatchewan senator is part of meetings on the bill taking place in Regina.
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Re: Bill C-48 - LISTEN: Sen. Tkachuk on Oil Spills!!

Postby Oscar » Wed May 01, 2019 12:29 pm

Years after oil spills, money still owed to Vancouver, aquarium and Heiltsuk Nation

[ https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british- ... -1.4629073 ]

The City of Vancouver and Vancouver Aquarium are collectively waiting on nearly $700,000 in losses related to a 2015 leak of bunker fuel, while the Heiltsuk Nation continues negotiating over $200,000 in repayments for its response to a tugboat that ran aground in 2016.

'Polluter pay' laws have yet to pay up for city, aquarium and Central Coast nation

The Canadian Press · Posted: Apr 20, 2018 1:48 PM PT | Last Updated: April 20, 2018

PHOTO: Thousands of litres of diesel spilled from the sunken Nathan E. Stewart off B.C.'s Central Coast in October 2016. (Heiltsuk Nation)

Despite "polluter pay" laws in Canada, local governments and agencies are still waiting to recover costs incurred during two significant fuel spills off B.C.'s coast.

The City of Vancouver and Vancouver Aquarium are collectively waiting on nearly $700,000 in losses related to a 2015 leak of bunker fuel, while the Heiltsuk Nation in Bella Bella, B.C., continues negotiating over $200,000 in repayments for its response to a tugboat that ran aground in 2016.

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