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The polluting end of tourism: Environmentalist pushes for cruise ship ban in Vancouver harbour

Queen Elizabeth's maiden visit to Vancouver, BC. - May 21, 2019 (Photo by William Jans for Cunard)Environmentalist is calling for an outright ban on cruise ships coming into Vancouver’s harbour. The push is in an effort to help reduce the impact of the vessels’ carbon footprint. “We are destroying our oceans with plastic, with pollution, with noise, with everything,” Danika Dinsmore with Extinction Rebellion Sunshine Coast tells NEWS 1130. (citynews1130.com)


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Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth Kicks off Inaugural Season in Alaska with Maiden Call to Homeport of Vancouver on May 21

Queen Elizabeth's maiden visit to Vancouver, BC. - May 21, 2019 (Photo by William Jans for Cunard)Luxury cruise line Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicked off the company’s return to Alaska today in their West Coast homeport of Vancouver, Canada. Queen Elizabeth will sail four ten-night roundtrip voyages out of Vancouver in 2019, and ten voyages in 2020, calling at Juneau, Ketchikan, Victoria, Skagway, and more. (more…)

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Vancouver: Delta cruise ship terminal already identified?

The impacts of a potential cruise ship terminal at Roberts Bank has to be examined together with the proposed Terminal 2 container terminal expansion. That’s what Against Port Expansion’s (APE) Roger Emsley is demanding as the Port of Vancouver considers the possibility of adding another cruise ship facility in either Delta or Richmond. (delta-optimist.com)


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Just-released emissions inventory report finds significant decrease in Port of Vancouver air pollutant emissions since 2010

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released its third Port Emissions Inventory Report, which indicates air pollutant emissions have decreased significantly since 2010, despite an increase in trade through the port – a result of stronger regulation and investment in technology. (more…)

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