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Icebreaking operations at Fisher Harbour, and Midland, Ontario

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Sarnia, Ontario – The Canadian Coast Guard advises residents in the areas of Fisher Harbour and Midland that the CCGS Griffon will carry out icebreaking operations, starting on or about January 11, 2022, for Midland, and January 13, 2022, for Fisher Harbour. The purpose of this operation is to break ice so commercial vessels can navigate safely in and out of the areas.


Canadian Coast Guard begins annual icebreaking operations on the Great Lakes

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG) annual icebreaking season on the Great Lakes, which provides assistance to the shipping industry, is underway. Working in partnership with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) District 9, the CCG has two icebreakers assigned to the Great Lakes for the entire winter season: CCGS Griffon and CCGS Samuel Risley. These vessels are supported as required by additional CCG vessels after the St. Lawrence Seaway reopens in March 2022.


Icebreaking at Thunder Bay, Ontario

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Sarnia, Ontario – The Canadian Coast Guard advises residents of Thunder Bay, Ontario that the United States Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Katmai Bay will carry out icebreaking operations in the area, starting on or about December 22, 2021. The purpose of this operation is to break ice so commercial vessels can navigate safely in and out of the area.


Canadian Coast Guard Completes 2021 Arctic Operational Season

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard completed its 2021 Arctic operational season on November 20, 2021. A total of eight icebreakers deployed to the Arctic this year, including a maiden voyage by the CCGS Jean Goodwill, the second of three medium interim icebreakers acquired by the Canadian Coast Guard in 2018.


New equipment for Canadian Coast Guard will help clean up oil spills

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in protecting our oceans from coast to coast to coast. Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is ensuring the Coast Guard has the equipment it needs to respond to environmental pollution quickly and effectively.


Canadian Coast Guard announces over $28 million in vessel maintenance contracts to shipyards across Canada

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Ensuring that the members of the Canadian Coast Guard have the equipment they need to keep Canada’s waterways navigable and safe is a key priority for the Government of Canada. To help ensure that Canada’s waterways remain open to allow for the free movement of people and goods, the Coast Guard’s fleet undergoes regular maintenance work at shipyards across Canada.


New equipment for Canadian Coast Guard will help clean up oil spills

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in protecting our oceans from coast to coast to coast. Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is investing in the 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.


Bell Textron Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard announce delivery of final Bell helicopter under Coast Guard’s Helicopter renewal plan

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Today, Bell Textron Canada, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and the Canadian Coast Guard announced the delivery of a new Bell 429 helicopter to the Coast Guard at Bell’s Mirabel facility. The delivery, which occurred on September 15, marks an important milestone for both Bell Textron Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard. For Bell, it represents the 400th Bell 429 helicopter delivered, and for the Coast Guard, the completion of its light helicopter renewal program launched in 2014.


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