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Canadian Coast Guard opens search and rescue station in Victoria, announces two new West Coast lifeboats

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, was in Victoria, B.C. today to open a new Canadian Coast Guard search and rescue station, and to announce details of two new Coast Guard lifeboats that will be stationed on the West Coast. Mr. Beech made the announcements on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.


Canadian Coast Guard 2018 Arctic Season Underway

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard’s annual Arctic operational season is underway and includes a maiden voyage to the Arctic by the CCGS Samuel Risley. The season will run into late November, providing extended vessel presence in the Arctic under investments from the $1.5-billion Oceans Protection Plan.


Re-opening of the Canadian Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre St. John’s

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced today the official re-opening of the Canadian Coast Guard’s Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre St. John’s.


New Inshore Rescue Boat graduates will boost Canadian Coast Guard summer Search and Rescue services in Central and Arctic Region

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of mariners and the marine environment. To augment its search and rescue services during the busy summer boating season, each year the Coast Guard hires and trains close to 100 post-secondary students to work at 26 Inshore Rescue Boat stations in strategic locations on the Great Lakes, the Saint John and St. Lawrence Rivers, and Canada’s coastal waters.


Contract awarded for inspection and certification of Canadian Coast Guard vessels

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada is committed to providing the Canadian Coast Guard with the tools and equipment needed to help ensure the safety of mariners and the marine environment, and to facilitate year-round marine shipping that is critical to Canada’s economy.


Twillingate, NL home to new search and rescue lifeboat station

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

TWILLINGATE(NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR) – Today, Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays — Central — Notre Dame 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 in Twillingate, NL, to increase the Coast Guard’s search and rescue capacity on the northeast coast of Newfoundland.


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