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Old 05-02-2016, 10:10 AM   #1
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Kits CCG Base reopens.

Not earth shattering international news but of high local interest.
The closing of this important Coast Guard facility was narrow minded, mean spirited and political. Ok, that's my opinion.

The refreshing thing is, there was not the usual photo op around this quiet event. Just got 'er done.
Kits Coast Guard Base reopens | News Talk 980 CKNW | Vancouver's News. Vancouver's Talk
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That's interesting. How long ago was it closed?
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That's interesting. How long ago was it closed?
April 2013 as a cost saving measure. About half a US million per annum. It was sudden and some saw it as, aw well, never mind, it is officially open, will have enhanced S&R and training capabilities.

So they say...
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Biting my tongue as well about why it was closed...happy it's open again
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No need to bite tongues. We understand those kinds of decisions.
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No need to bite tongues. We understand those kinds of decisions.
We don't.
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We don't.
It was a stupid, bone headed move.

Strong letter to follow.

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2013/02/o...guard-station/
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