Canadian Coast Guard to host Environmental Response Exercise and 60th Anniversary Open house in Iqaluit, Nunavut

Media advisory

September 14, 2022

Iqaluit, Nunavut – Media and members of the public are invited to the following events, hosted by the Canadian Coast Guard Arctic Region:

Environmental response exercise, carried out by the Canadian Coast Guard’s Arctic Region Environmental Response program. The exercise will include a simulated on-water response, beach flush demonstration, as well as various decontamination methods used in the event of an oil spill.

Date:                Thursday, September 15, 2022
Time:                1:00-3:00 PM EST
Location:         Frobisher Bay and Iqaluit Causeway
                          Iqaluit, Nunavut

Community open house in celebration of the Canadian Coast Guard’s 60th anniversary. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit various booths and displays to learn about Canadian Coast Guard programs, and employment opportunities in the Arctic Region.

Date:                Friday, September 16, 2022
Time:                12:00 – 2:30 EST
Location:         Iqaluit Square
                          Iqaluit, Nunavut

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Kevin Lemkay
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans
and the Canadian Coast Guard            

Regional Communications
Arctic Region
Fisheries, Oceans,
and the Canadian Coast Guard

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