OLD PERLICAN, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR – Today, Churence Rogers, Member of Parliament for Bonavista-Burin-Trinity announced on behalf of the honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, that a new Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue Lifeboat Station will be built at Old Perlican to allow for better response to marine emergencies on the east coast of Newfoundland.
Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of mariners and the marine environment. The $1.5 billion Oceans Protection Plan includes measures to improve marine safety and protect Canada’s marine environment and coastal communities.
Ottawa, Ontario – Through the Oceans Protections Plan, the Government of Canada is working to improve our country’s capacity to prevent and respond to marine pollution incidents. This will help achieve a world-leading marine safety system that keeps Canada’s waters and coasts safe and clean for today and the future.
The Canadian Coast Guard, in partnership with the United States Coast Guard and the Ontario Provincial Police remind all recreational ice users to plan their activities carefully, use caution on the ice and stay away from shipping routes and icebreaking operations throughout the Great Lakes.
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.