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Government of Canada and Ahousaht First Nation partnering on new response vessel to strengthen marine safety in British Columbia

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

As part of the Canadian Coast Guard’s Indigenous Community Boat Volunteer Pilot Program, Ahousaht First Nation has received and launched its new dedicated response vessel. As a founding member of the Coastal Nations Coast Guard Auxiliary (CN-CGA), Ahousaht First Nation works and trains with the Canadian Coast Guard and other first responders to support marine safety on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

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

| 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.

Canadian Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Boat Stations open across Ontario

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Sarnia, Ontario –The safety of mariners and the protection of the marine environment are top priorities for the Canadian Coast Guard. Our Inshore Rescue Boat stations enhance our ability to respond to emergencies in Canadian waters.

Canadian Coast Guard celebrates the graduation of 37 new Officers from the Coast Guard College

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

Today, the Canadian Coast Guard welcomes 37 new officers to our ranks. Despite the significant challenges posed by COVID-19, each of these new officers has persevered and mastered the skills necessary to serve Canadians across the country, and ensure that the Coast Guard stands ready to respond to incidents on our waterways.

Government of Canada takes further action to address marine pollution from the MV Schiedyk shipwreck in British Columbia

| Canadian Coast Guard | news releases

When the Government of Canada launched the Oceans Protection Plan, a primary objective was to address wrecked, abandoned and hazardous vessels across Canada. Three years later, the Government remains committed to protecting Canada’s oceans and waterways by removing these vessels in a safe and environmentally-responsible way.

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