Simba II

The fishing boat Simba II in Nanaimo

The fishing boat Simba II in Nanaimo

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C-GOPP

C-GOPP, a Harbour Air 1959 Dehavilland DHC-3 in Nanaimo

C-GOPP, a Harbour Air 1959 Dehavilland DHC-3 in Nanaimo

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Splendour

The fishing boat Splendour in Nanaimo

The fishing boat Splendour in Nanaimo

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C-GHAS

C-GHAS a Harbour Air 1958 Dehavilland DHC-3 float plane in Nanaimo

C-GHAS a Harbour Air 1958 Dehavilland DHC-3 float plane in Nanaimo

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Fanny Bay – Sea Lions and fishing boats

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Each winter California Sea Lions congregate in Fanny Bay while they wait for the herring to spawn in February. The herring fishermen would prefer that the Sea Lions were not eating the herring and salmon, and the Sea Lions would probably be happy if the fishing boats were not there.

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The Sea Lions are here to stay…

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Departures – air ambulance

Waiting in Vancouver for a Helijet air ambulance to depart

Waiting in Vancouver for a Helijet air ambulance to depart

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Vancouver from the air – Petrosul sulphur terminal

The Petrosul sulfur terminal in North Vancouver

The Petrosul sulphur terminal in North Vancouver

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Scots Bay Provincial Park – slow motion beach action

A slow-motion look at seemingly chaotic waves breaking and retreating from the beach at Scots Bay Provincial Park

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Great big seas, great big skies – Margaretsville

A calm evening on the Bay of Fundy – Margaretsville, Nova Scotia

A calm evening on the Bay of Fundy – Margaretsville, Nova Scotia

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Nanaimo from the air

Heading into Helijet’s Nanaimo base at the Nanaimo Cruise Ship Terminal

Descending into Helijet’s operation base at the Nanaimo Cruise Ship Terminal

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