Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous coastal communities to improve marine safety and responsible shipping to protect Canada's marine environment.
The Government of Canada is committed to revitalizing its world-class marine industry and to ensuring the women and men of the Canadian Coast Guard have the equipment they need to carry out their important work including supporting scientific research on our oceans and marine ecosystems.
The Government of Canada is committed to removing wrecked, abandoned or hazardous vessels that pose a threat of pollution to the environment. Today, Minister Jordan announced another step toward the permanent removal of the vessel Cormorant located in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, and the threat of pollution posed by the vessel.
The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in keeping our oceans protected from coast to coast to coast. Under the Oceans Protection Plan, we’re investing in the Canadian Coast Guard to ensure it has modern equipment needed to respond to environmental spills quickly and effectively. These investments will allow it to continue protecting Canada’s waters, coasts and coastal communities from marine pollution.
Today, the Member of Parliament for Notre Dame, Scott Simms, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, unveiled a new Canadian Coast Guard search and rescue station in Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Canadian Coast Guard is past the mid-way point of its 2020 Arctic operational season, which ensures safe and efficient movement of vessels in Canada's northern waters and enables the summer re-supply of communities in Canada’s North.
The Canadian Coast Guard advises the public that the seasonal Inshore Rescue Boat stations located in Trois-Rivières and Beaconsfield wrapped up their seasonal summer service on September 7 at 8:00 p.m.
The Canadian Coast Guard’s Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) stations in Ontario are wrapping up their seasonal maritime search and rescue service. The stations are located at Britt, Brebeuf Island, Hill Island, Port Lambton, Thames River, and Long Point.
The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring members of the Canadian Coast Guard and Fisheries and Oceans Canada have the safe, reliable, and effective equipment they need to do their essential work including important scientific research on climate change, aquatic resource management, ocean conservation and more.