(Ship) Breaking Bad

Thanks to the landowner who forwarded this article. Much appreciated. 🙂 https://watershedsentinel.ca/articles/ship-breaking-bad/ Shipbreaking operation in Baynes Sound, on Canada's west coast, highlights problems with the industry globally by Gavin MacRae March 25, 2022 Shipbreaking, one of the world’s dirtiest and most dangerous industries, risks fouling the shores of Union Bay, BC, on the east coast... Continue Reading →

Union Bay Financial Plan – Water Tolls 13% Increase

No increase in parcel taxes. Surprised the water tolls only rose 13% considering the lousy financial situation the Jacques, Loxam, Bitten and Haraldson board put landowners in. Thankfully, Kevin Douville is handling our finances once again. They treated Kevin like a flunky when he was our Administrator and ignored his professional advice and hired an... Continue Reading →

Where Should Ships Go When They Die?

He says he then made a deal with Seaspan to break as many of their barges as he could in 36 months. The plan after that was to “move on.”“We are not here to set up a business,” he says. Previous posts regarding ship breaking in Union Bay. https://allthingsunionbay.com/?s=ship+breaking https://thetyee.ca/News/2022/03/17/Where-Should-Ships-Go-When-They-Die/ A pop-up vessel recycler in... Continue Reading →

Questions Surrounding the South Sewer Project Circa 2022 and KIP aka Union Bay Estates

Previous posts about sewer south of Courtenay. https://allthingsunionbay.com/?s=south+sewer Remember, KIP promised for years that they would build an expandable sewage system that Royston and Union Bay could hook into at the cost of the landowners. We were assured that it was in the MDA from 2010 and it was a section of the MDA that... Continue Reading →

Update on Kensington Island Properties aka Union Bay Estates Sewage Application – Reduced to 1000 Cubic Metres of Treated Sewage Dumped into Hart Creek Daily

Previous posts regarding the application: https://allthingsunionbay.com/?s=kip+sewage+application So now it's a maximum of 1000 cubic metres instead of 1875 a DAY. A landowner had told me the cubic metres were reduced when Kip put in the application after the Ministry found the original application DEFICIENT. The original application was made in 2019. I asked Melanie Mamoser... Continue Reading →

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