Canadian Coast Guard seasonal rescue stations resume operation

News Release

Québec, Quebec - The Canadian Coast Guard announces the opening of its seasonal rescue stations in Bainsville (Ontario), Pointe-aux-Anglais (Oka), Beaconsfield, Longueuil, Sorel and Trois-Rivières. These stations will resume regular operations on May 31, 2017 at noon. They will continue until September 6, 2017 during the week, and until September 24, 2017 on weekends. The Beaconsfield rescue station will temporarily provide search and rescue services from the Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club in Dorval until the water levels return to normal.

Any marine emergency can be reported to the Canadian Coast Guard 24/7:

Phone 1-800-463-4393 or 418-648-3599
VHF radio channel 16 (156.8 Mhz)
Mobile *16
Digital Selective Calling (DSC/VHF) channel 70
Radio frequency MF 2182 Khz.

The Canadian Coast Guard recommends that you wear your life jacket at all times.

For more information on the Canadian Coast Guard’s search and rescue services, visit the Web sites www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/SAR/home.

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Contacts

Communications Branch
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Quebec Region
medias.qc@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
418-648-5474

 

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