Videos and News of Rally against ship breaking in Baynes Sound Apr. 30, 2023. From Check news More from Kathy! Globe and Mail Rally decries lack of federal regulation targetting shipbreaking operations CHUCK CHIANG THE CANADIAN PRESS PUBLISHED 1 HOUR AGO A Vancouver Island community is sounding the alarm about the lack of federal and provincial regulations targetting boat-dismantling operations that may leak... Continue Reading →

Shipbreaking Persists in Baynes Sound After two years, a widely-opposed shipbreaking operation in Union Bay, BC continues and legal action appears stalled. What gives? Jen Groundwater April 27, 2023 Deep Water Recovery Ltd.'s shipbreaking site in Baynes Sound | Photo: Jen Groundwater After two years of conflict with its neighbours, the regional district, and the Province, Deep Water Recovery... Continue Reading →

Deep Water Recovery Ship Breaking – what they said compared to what they are doing.

This is from DWR's proposal. Big difference between what they proposed and what they actually did. How did it go from tying a barge at the end of the existing ramp to parking vessels on the shoreline? This is what they proposed: "zero-impact" process on environment and retrieving vessels without disturbing the ocean floor. response_package_for-2022-21415-page-8Download... Continue Reading →

Rally at Union Bay Sunday for those opposed to shipbreaking in Baynes Sound

Our Member of Parliament Gord Johns and our Area A Director Daniel Arbour will be speaking. BLACK PRESS SUBMITTED Apr. 27, 2023 5:00 a.m. NEWS On Sunday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the public is invited to a rally at the Union Bay Community Hall at 5401 S. Island Highway where... Continue Reading →


Received this email from a landowner today. Also, CCOBS have been working on their website and have added a lot of new information. Check it out. I LIVE HERE- SAVE THE CHILDREN, FAMILIES, ENVIRONMENT and BAYNES SOUND! Good Day, Several vessels have been dragged ashore and dismantled on this site. BC Environment has issued... Continue Reading →

Deep Water Recovery Ship Breaking “…it is absolutely mandatory that the site is maintained in pristine condition…”

This look pristine to you? You will note the paved area on the right below with that white rectangle. That is a filter for catching and filtering runoff before it enters the ocean. The only problem is that they haven't been dismantling on that surface (except for the last barge) and instead have been using... Continue Reading →

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