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The Government of Canada invests in Indigenous communities to enhance community-based marine response capacity as part of the Oceans Protection Plan

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous communities across the country to improve safety on the water through the Oceans Protection Plan. Indigenous communities are often the first to respond to marine incidents in remote areas and are an instrumental partner in our search and rescue system.


Spring icebreaking on St. Lawrence River between Montréal and Québec

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard will begin its spring icebreaking operations on the St. Lawrence River between Montréal and Québec on the morning of February 26. These activities could start earlier due to the increased risk of shore fast ice break-up caused by the warmer weather. Icebreaking will continue thereafter on several streams, rivers, and river mouths in Quebec.


Icebreaking near Thessalon, Ontario

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard advises residents in Thessalon, Ontario that the CCGS Samuel Risley will carry out icebreaking operations in the area on or around February 18, 2024.


Important warning: safe behaviour on the ice of the St. Lawrence River

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Quebec City, Quebec - The Canadian Coast Guard, Central Region, and the Ministère de la Sécurité publique du Québec want to remind the public that it can be very dangerous to venture out on the ice of the St. Lawrence River. We are experiencing a particularly mild winter with prolonged above normal temperatures which has delayed the consolidation of the fast ice. The ice is too thin to allow for safe activities, so we recommend that you do not go out on the ice.


Modernizing the ships our coastal communities rely on

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Ensuring that Canadian Coast Guard personnel have the equipment they need to keep Canada’s waterways safe, clean and navigable is a top priority for the Government of Canada.


Canadian Coast Guard Completes 2023 Arctic Operational Season

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) has successfully completed its 2023 Arctic operational season, now that all eight icebreakers deployed this year have returned from the Arctic. The CCG plays a crucial role in supporting Canada’s Arctic sovereignty across the region. Through its presence, operations, and marine traffic monitoring, CCG’s annual Arctic operations continue to demonstrate and reinforce Canada’s long-standing, well-established sovereignty in the North.


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