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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.

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UPDATE: Kayaker, 23, found dead south of Courtenay: RCMP

By Dominic Abassi
December 18, 2016 - 3:29pm Updated: December 18, 2016 - 7:29pm

COMOX VALLEY — A tragic end to the search for a missing kayaker south of Courtenay.

Comox Valley RCMP have confirmed that the man, 23, from Courtenay, was found dead by the RCMP's Underwater Recovery Team.

His body was found around 4 p.m. Sunday, according to Mounties.

 

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