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Icebreaking at the port of Thunder Bay, Ontario

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard advises residents of Thunder Bay, Ontario that the United States Coast Guard Cutter ALDER is conducting icebreaking operations in the area on or around March 17, 2020.


Spring Icebreaking on the Saguenay River

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard advises residents and visitors along the Saguenay Fjord that the icebreaker CCGS Pierre Radisson is expected to begin spring icebreaking operations in the area on March 10, 2020.


Spring icebreaking on the St. Lawrence River 

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard advises people living nearby or using the shores of the St. Lawrence River, that spring icebreaking operations are planned to begin at Gentilly, on Monday, February 24, 2020.


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.


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.


2019 Arctic operations for the Canadian Coast Guard complete

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard’s 2019 Arctic operational season is complete, with the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent being the last vessel to leave northern waters on November 16, 2019. A total of seven icebreakers were deployed to the Arctic this year, including a maiden voyage to the North by the latest addition to the Coast Guard’s icebreaking fleet, CCGS Captain Molly Kool.


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