Québec (Quebec) - The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) will close its Cap-aux-Meules seasonal search and rescue base on December 30th. Note that those of Quebec City, Tadoussac, Kegaska, Rivière-au-Renard and Havre-Saint-Pierre closed on November 30th.
Sambro, Nova Scotia – The Government of Canada is investing in new Search and Rescue (SAR) lifeboats to ensure that the Canadian Coast Guard has the equipment they need to keep Canadians and Canadian waterways safe.
SARNIA, ONTARIO – The Canadian Coast Guard advises the public that our seasonally operated Search and Rescue stations located on the Great Lakes, Georgian Bay and St. Lawrence River in Ontario will be winding down their annual operations and will close on the dates listed below:
Ottawa, Ontario – A new project from the Government of Canada is giving members of coastal Indigenous communities in British Columbia additional knowledge, skills and training to help build on the role they play in marine safety in their communities.
SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Ensuring Canada is prepared to respond to a major incident in our waters is an integral part of keeping Canadians safe and protecting our marine environment and coastal communities.
Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada has awarded a contract for the dismantling of the Kathryn Spirit, which will lead to its permanent removal from the shores of Beauharnois, Quebec. We are pleased to announce this decisive step to permanently resolve the environmental and safety concern that this vessel poses to the community of Beauharnois.
SARNIA, ONTARIO – The Canadian Coast Guard wishes to advise the public that its Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) stations in Ontario are wrapping up their seasonal maritime search and rescue service. The Coast Guard's IRB stations are located at Britt, Brebeuf Island, Hill Island, Port Lambton, Thames River and Long Point. These stations open each May and will be operational until Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
Canada’s fish and seafood sector is an integral part of the economic and social fabric of many coastal communities across the country. That is why the Government of Canada and our provincial and territorial governments are collaborating to modernize the sector. Innovation in this sector, which is integral to the Canadian economy, means more job opportunities for hundreds of small coastal and Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada, and across the country.