Mike Holland’s position on ail tanker traffic on the North Island

Mike Holland does not support increasing oil tanker traffic on the B.C. Coast.

Yes. A Liberal government created the moratorium in 1972, and I believe it must be formalized. I support the private members bill by Liberal MP Joyce Murray that  that would formalize the moratorium on the shipping of crude oil in the dangerous inland waters around Haida Gwaii and off Northern Vancouver Island. The Harper Conservatives refuse to recognize the moratorium, or the incredible risk to our coastal communities, tourism and fishery industries that tanker traffic and an oil spill would pose.

 

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