Whale-Watching Boat Sinks Off British Columbia Coast

October 26, 2015 6:45 AM

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Whale-Watching Boat Sinks Off British Columbia Coast

A whale-watching boat carrying more than two dozen people sank off the coast of British Columbia on Sunday, killing at least five, officials said.

Melissa Kia, a spokeswoman for the Royal Canadian Navy, said the ship sank around 5 p.m. with 27 people on board in the waters near Tofino, British Columbia, a popular vacation spot on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

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