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Canadian Coast Guard Members Awarded for Exemplary Service

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Nine members of the Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic Region were awarded Exemplary Service Medals and Bars today at Government House in St. John’s, NL. Her Honour The Honourable Judy Foote, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador presented the awards on behalf of Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada and Honorary Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard.


Recognizing Canadian Coast Guard Exemplary Service Medal Recipients

| Canadian Coast Guard | media advisories

Members of the Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic Region will be awarded Exemplary Service Medals at Government House in St. John’s. Medals will be presented by Her Honour the Honourable Judy Foote, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador on behalf of Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada and Honourary Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard.


Canadian Coast Guard technical briefing on winter icebreaking operations

| Canadian Coast Guard | media advisories

The Canadian Coast Guard will offer technical briefings for media on the start of the winter icebreaking operations on the Great Lakes and along the St-Lawrence River. Coast Guard officials will be available to answer questions from accredited media.


Icebreaking on Georgian Bay, near Fisher Harbour, Ontario

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Sarnia, Ontario – The Canadian Coast Guard advises residents near Fisher Harbour, Ontario that the CCGS Griffon is conducting icebreaking operations in the area on or around January 11-13, 2020. The purpose of this annual operation is to break up the ice in order to allow commercial vessels safe and efficient movement.


Canadian Coast Guard working to remove MV Spudnik from Fraser River

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Government of Canada is committed to protecting Canada’s environment and waterways. We know that abandoned vessels are not only an eye-sore for many coastal communities across the country, but can also pose a threat of pollution and safety concerns the surrounding area.


Icebreaking near Parry Sound, Ontario

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Sarnia, Ontario – The Canadian Coast Guard advises residents of Parry Sound, Ontario that the CCGS Samuel Risley is conducting icebreaking operations in the area on or around December 21, 2019.


Icebreaking at the Port of Thunder Bay, Ontario

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Montreal, Quebec – The Canadian Coast Guard advises residents of Thunder Bay, Ontario on Lake Superior that icebreaking operations have started and will continue until the closure of the Sault Ste. Marie locks on January 15, 2020. The purpose of this annual operation is to break up the ice in order to allow commercial vessels safe and efficient movement into and out of the Port of Thunder Bay.


Canadian Coast Guard ready to conduct icebreaking operations on the Great Lakes

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard’s annual icebreaking season on the Great Lakes is underway. On the Great Lakes, icebreaking services are provided by the Canadian Coast Guard and the United States Coast Guard working together as one team. Last season alone, both Coast Guards directly assisted 522 ship transits on the Great Lakes. These services are critical to keeping the Canadian economy moving, and facilitating trade on our shared waters year round.


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