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2006-03-28 19:10:00

Plans for more oil tankers to ply the waters of Canada's Pacific coast should be dropped after last week's sinking of a ferry in the same rugged area, an environmental group said on Tuesday.

2006-03-23 13:16:16

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - Mystery surrounded the fate of two people on Thursday who went missing and are now feared dead after an ocean-going ferry sank when it strayed onto the rocks on Canada's Pacific coast.

2006-03-22 21:18:01

Please read in third paragraph. Sylvia Rice... instead of Sylvia Wright. Corrects last name. A corrected version follows.

2006-03-22 21:19:21

By Allan Dowd VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - A ferry carrying about 100 people sank in the early hours of Wednesday off Canada's rugged Pacific Coast, but officials said they believe everyone was evacuated by lifeboat and rescued.

2006-03-22 17:08:20

By Allan Dowd VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - A ferry carrying at least 99 people sank in the early hours of Wednesday off Canada's rugged Pacific Coast, but officials said they believe everyone was evacuated by lifeboat and rescued.

2006-03-22 14:44:13

By Allan Dowd VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - A ferry carrying nearly 100 people sank in the early hours of Wednesday off Canada's rugged Pacific Coast, but everyone on board was evacuated by lifeboat and rescued.

2006-03-22 12:35:17

By Allan Dowd VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - A ferry carrying 101 passengers and crew ran aground and sank in the middle of the night off Canada's Pacific coast, but all aboard are believed safe, officials said.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.