Islands producing lots of news: CBC poll

  • Dec. 12, 2012 4:00 p.m.

Haida Gwaii made national and international news on several occasions this year. In fact, the islands are closely connected to no less than 30 percent of the top BC news stories of the year, as selected by CBC radio. CBC is asking listeners to vote on their choice of the biggest story of 2012 from a list of 10. Three of the stories on the list are the 7.7 earthquake that hit Haida Gwaii Oct. 27, the tsunami debris from Japan that started washing up on our beaches this spring, and the Enbridge pipeline debate. The other stories on the list are mill fires, soccer star Christine Sinclair, the death of Amanda Todd, the Kitsilano Coast Guard station closure, the Port Mann bridge replacement, jockey Mario Gutierrez and the Johnsons Landing mudslide. You vote for your pick at cbc.ca/bc before Dec. 18.

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