Approximately 30 people gathered outside the Best Western Inn in Terrace in support of Bill C-48, a legislative ban preventing oil tankers from travelling along B.C.’s North Coast. Just down the sidewalk, another group of protestors against the ban were gathered, some carrying “I love oil” signs. (Taylor Bachrach photo)

WEB POLL: Do you support Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act?

Senate hearings held in Prince Rupert and Terrace showed a strong divide over the tanker ban

  • Apr. 19, 2019 12:00 p.m.


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