Fin in the News: "Community calls on federal Liberals to postpone Coast Guard station closing"

By Ian Bailey, April 12, 2016

B.C. New Democrat Fin Donnelly, who also sits on the committee, welcomed the Liberals’ insistence that they have no preconceptions about whether the station should close, though he said “it is very disturbing” to hear that the plan to close the Comox base is proceeding.

Mr. Donnelly said the committee has been operating on the good faith that the government will be interested in its conclusions.

“I hope, and am still working towards the fact, that hearing the testimony and putting pressure on the government is going to actually work and [it will] listen to common sense. I think they should keep Comox open.”

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