Drone footage of freighters around Thetis Island BC

New petition in the House of Commons

Paul Manly and Elizabeth May walking through the House of Commons, 2019

Paul Manly, the Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Ladysmith, and member of Green Party of Canada has put forward this new Petition in the House of Commons calling on the government to:

1. Eliminate the 33 commercial anchorages throughout the Southern Gulf Islands;
2. Improve the grain supply chain and terminal infrastructure, and evaluate the transport of U.S. thermal coal through the Port of Vancouver; and
3. Implement efficient international shipping standards such as the ‘Just-in-Time-Arrival’ computer system to better facilitate trade and the Canadian economy.

The petition received over 1,200 signatures.