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Court tells ICBC to keep paying storage for acid-damaged vehicles

November 4, 2020 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – As a dispute over an acid spill that damaged thousands of vehicles winds its way through court, the Insurance Corporation of B.C. has been ordered to keep paying storage costs for the writeoffs. The corporation asked the B.C.

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City of Vancouver files claim against owners of vessel that leaked fuel in 2015

May 29, 2018 Canadian Press

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says the city has filed a federal court claim against the owner of a vessel that spilled fuel into English Bay in 2015, as part of the city’s continuing effort to get compensation for its response

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Trial begins over fuel spill in Vancouver harbour

February 28, 2018 Linda Givetash - THE CANADIAN PRESS

VANCOUVER – A port worker says he suspected large plumes of oil that were shining on the surface of the water in Vancouver’s harbour nearly three years ago was bunker fuel, based on the smell. A B.C. provincial court judge

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Claims costs in oil and gas industry increasing despite downturn: forum speaker

November 2, 2017 Jason Contant, Online Editor

Despite the downturn in the oil and gas industry, claims costs are increasing, a speaker said on Thursday at the Canadian Risk and Insurance Education Forum. “I would suggest that in the upstream oil and gas industry – where most

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Flames destroy production facility at Blackwell Dairy in Kamloops, B.C.

June 15, 2017 The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – Fire has heavily damaged a dairy operation in Kamloops, British Columbia, that processes milk from farmers across the North Thompson and Shuswap Okanagan. Fire officials say the main production facility at Blackwell Dairy was destroyed in the

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TSB reiterates call for ‘more robust tank cars’ on freight trains hauling flammable liquids

May 30, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is reiterating its call for railways to ship flammable liquids in “more robust tank cars” after an accident near Edmonton that resulted in the spill of more than 80,000 litres of flammable styrene monomer.

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Husky spill in southwest Alberta estimated at 25,000 litres; cleanup going well

March 23, 2017 The Canadian Press

CALGARY – Husky Energy says about 25,000 litres of crude oil leaked from one of its pipelines in southwestern Alberta last week. Spokesman Mel Duvall said in an email to The Canadian Press that cleanup at the site at Cox