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A tanker is anchored in Burrard Inlet just outside of Burnaby, B.C., on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016
A tanker is anchored in Burrard Inlet just outside of Burnaby, B.C., on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 Photo credit: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press

Ship noise on government's radar amid dispute over pipeline's impact on whales

By The Canadian Press
December 19, 2016 - 4:39pm

OTTAWA — The federal government is seeking a way to regulate underwater shipping noise as part of its plan to protect an endangered group of killer whales from increased oil tanker traffic off Vancouver.

Open net fish farm at Venture Point, north of Campbell River
Open net fish farm at Venture Point, north of Campbell River

Federal Liberals refuse to shut down B.C.'s marine aquaculture industry

By Ian Holmes
December 8, 2016 - 4:56pm Updated: December 9, 2016 - 10:26am

NANAIMO — The BC Salmon Farmers Association is applauding the sound defeat of a federal NDP private members' bill to shut down the open net fish farming business in B.C., but not everybody's happy about it.

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