Aliens and Oil Tankers: A 2012 B.C. news quiz

Aliens and Oil Tankers: A 2012 B.C. news quiz

by: jeffnagel

The news affecting B.C. in 2012 sometimes seemed too bizarre to be believed. Here's a tongue-in-cheek holiday news quiz compiled by Metro Vancouver reporter Jeff Nagel.

  1. 1

    Which invasive species did NOT give Lower Mainland authorities concern in 2012:

  2. 2

    Justice Bruce Cohen's inquiry found no single culprit for the decline of Fraser River sockeye salmon, but he did call for measures to reduce the risks from:

  3. 3

    BC Lottery Corp. pushed for reforms allowing:

  4. 4

    Fraser Health embarked on an intensive cleaning of hospitals after an outbreak of:

  5. 5

    TransLink shelved plans to build:

  6. 6

    David Black, owner of this newspaper, announced plans in August to build a:

  7. 7

    Metro Vancouver enacted new regulations to control:

  8. 8

    Dilbit is:

  9. 9

    Metro Vancouver directors said another potential use of a new trash incinerator could be to burn:

  10. 10

    Confronted with news TransLink had no power to punish fare evaders, then-Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom approved:

  11. 11

    How many oil tankers would enter Burrard Inlet each year (up from about 60 now) if Kinder Morgan's proposal to twin its Trans Mountain pipeline is approved?

  12. 12

    Surrey officials briefly considered using what method to bust dog walkers who don't pick up after their pets?

  13. 13

    The federal government angered B.C. groups by moving to:

  14. 14

    Which project would NOT bring more tankers to Metro Vancouver?

  15. 15

    Which of the following did NOT alarm public health authorities:

  16. 16

    Which was NOT a target for protesters in 2012:

  17. 17

    Which was NOT raised by opponents as an alleged risk of B.C. Hydro's smart meters:

  18. 18

    BC Ferries considered this to reduce costs or boost revenue:

  19. 19

    What effect is expected from Washington and Colorado legalizing marijuana?

  20. 20

    B.C.'s transportation ministry rejected this proposed use of the old Port Mann Bridge:

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