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Canadian Coast Guard Removes Another Hazardous Vessel to Protect Coastal Ecosystems

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The Government of Canada is committed to removing vessels that pose a threat of pollution to the marine environment, impact coastal communities and pose a health and safety risk to Canadians. The Canadian Coast Guard is proud to report that another large hazardous ship has been removed and is no longer a threat to the marine environment.


Canadian Coast Guard welcomes the CCGS Capt Jacques Cartier into service

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Today, Darren Fisher, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Seniors and Member of Parliament for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour, officially welcomed Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Capt Jacques Cartier to the fleet, on behalf of the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.


The Canadian Coast Guard Dedicates its Latest Icebreaker into Service 

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Icebreakers are an essential component of the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) fleet, providing icebreaking services to ensure safe navigation, prevent ice jams and flooding, and maintain shipping routes. This is why the Canadian Coast Guard invested in three medium interim icebreakers to supplement the icebreaking fleet. These icebreakers were converted by Chantier Davie Shipyard, under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS).


Canadian Coast Guard Protects Coastal Ecosystems for Local Community

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The Government of Canada is committed to keeping our marine and coastal areas clean and safe for generations to come. The Canadian Coast Guard is proud to report that another large hazardous ship has been removed and is no longer a threat to the marine environment.


Canadian Coast Guard removes another large hazardous vessel from B.C. coastline

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Campbell River, B.C. - Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working to reduce the number of vessels of concern in Canadian waters, and minimize their impact on coastal communities, the environment and the public. As part of its role under the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessel Act, the Canadian Coast Guard is pleased to report that another ship has been removed and is currently being deconstructed so it is no longer a threat to the marine environment.


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