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Presentation of the Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner’s Commendation Award to the crew from the Société des traversiers du Québec

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Québec City, Quebec - The Canadian Coast Guard is proud to announce the presentation of the Commissioner’s Commendation Award to the crew of the MV Joseph-Savard ferry, from the Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), composed of Captain Hugues Bergeron and his crew Lieutenant Jean-Sébastien Mailloux and the sailors Benoit Boudreault-Dufour, Olivier Mailloux-Castonguay, Jean Fortin and Martin Turcotte. In August 2020, they acted quickly and heroically to successfully rescue two kayakers in distress in the Baie-Saint-Paul area.

Canadian Coast Guard officially dedicates CCGS McIntyre Bay into service

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard plays an essential role in ensuring the safety of mariners and protection of Canada’s marine environment. This is why providing the Canadian Coast Guard members with the vessels they need to continue to deliver critical services to Canadians through the National Shipbuilding Strategy, is a priority for the Government of Canada.

Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Dedication Ceremony

| Canadian Coast Guard | media advisories

Prince Rupert, BC – The Canadian Coast Guard will be holding an event to formally welcome the CCGS McIntyre Bay to the Western Region fleet.

Canadian Coast Guard and the Heiltsuk Nation Announce $5 million Pilot Project to Support Development of Heiltsuk Marine Response Team

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Bella Bella, British Columbia - Indigenous coastal communities share ties to Canada’s oceans that span generations. Through the next phase of Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working with First Nations to further improve how we respond to marine emergencies. Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Joyce Murray, and the Heiltsuk Nation announced the start of the Heiltsuk Marine Emergency Response Team pilot project to enhance marine safety on the Central Coast of British Columbia.

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Vincent Massey joins the icebreaker fleet

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Enhancing the capacity of our fleet and maintaining our vessels to be reliable and safe are top priorities for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG). Through its work, the Canadian Coast Guard's icebreaking program supports safe marine navigation in and around ice-covered waters, and ensures our waterways are safe and accessible for business year-round.

Canadian Coast Guard takes important steps to reduce fleet emissions

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Reducing carbon emissions is one of the most important ways Canada and Canadians can fight against climate change. In line with the Government of Canada’s 2030 and 2050 commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) is pursuing tangible decarbonization efforts. Today, CCG announced important steps in reducing its emission output: the start of a biodiesel testing project and the launch of the next phase in the construction of the Government of Canada’s first hybrid electric vessel.

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