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A technical study for a long-term solution to the SS Corfu Island

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Cap-aux-Meules (Quebec) - One of the Government of Canada's priorities is to ensure safe and secure Canadian waters. Abandoned, derelict and wrecked vessels are a real problem for certain Canadian municipalities because of the risks that they pose to the marine environment, safe navigation, public health, the quality of life of waterfront residents, and local economies. That is the case for the SS Corfu Island, which ran aground off the Magdalen Islands archipelago in 1963 and is on a beach in Étang-du-Nord.


Reopening of Seasonal Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue Bases

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Now that spring is here, the Canadian Coast Guard would like to inform the public that its seasonal search and rescue bases in Québec City, Tadoussac, Kegaska, Rivière-au-Renard, Havre-Saint-Pierre and Cap-aux-Meules will open on or around April 1, 2017.


Notice of Public Interest - Spring Icebreaking on Lake St. Louis

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Québec City, Quebec – The Canadian Coast Guard is informing nearby residents and those using the shores of Lake St. Louis that it intends to begin spring icebreaking operations at the entrance of the St. Lawrence Seaway, on the north and south shores of the Lake and in Bay Des Cascades, around February 23, 2017. The date is subject to change with no notice, as activities could begin before or after that period, depending on operational requirements or prevailing weather conditions.


Notice of Public Interest - Spring Icebreaking on Lake St. Pierre and Surrounding Area

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Québec City, Quebec – The Canadian Coast Guard advises people living nearby or using the areas east of the Laviolette Bridge in Trois-Rivières and on the shores of Lake St. Pierre, that spring icebreaking operations will begin on the north and south shores of Lake St. Pierre, Bécancour and Gentilly areas as early as February 23, 2017. The date is subject to change with no notice and the Coast Guard notes that icebreaking could begin after that date, according to operational needs or the prevailing weather conditions.


Spring icebreaking at Repentigny, L’Assomption, Des-Prairies, Mille-Îles and Châteauguay rivers

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Québec City, Quebec – The Canadian Coast Guard is informing residents of Repentigny and those living along the shores of the L’Assomption, Des-Prairies, Mille-Îles and Châteauguay Rivers that spring icebreaking operations will begin around February 21, 2017. The date is subject to change with no notice, as activities could begin before or after that period, according to operational requirements or prevailing weather conditions.


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