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Canadian Coast Guard inshore rescue boat crews in Ontario wrap up a productive, life-saving season

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

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 5, 2018.


Canadian Coast Guard 2018 Arctic operations nearing mid-season

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard is nearing the mid-way point of its 2018 Arctic operational season, which runs into November. All seven scheduled vessels have been deployed to the Arctic, the last being the CCGS Terry Fox, which departed Montreal on August 27 to conduct icebreaking assistance in the Northwest Passage. The CCGS Amundsen is another Coast Guard asset in the Arctic that is on a dedicated Arctic Net science program.


Tahsis, B.C. home to new Canadian Coast Guard search and rescue station

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

The Canadian Coast Guard plays an essential role in ensuring the safety of mariners and the protection of Canada’s marine environment and coastal communities. Through the $1.5 billion Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working to improve marine safety and protect Canada’s waters and coasts today and for the future.


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.


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