Coast Guard

Maritime Security Interview

One of the most comprehensive examinations of the state of our Maritime Security has been conducted by the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence. Where is this work headed and what expectations should we have? [node:read-more:link]

Canadian warships join multinational operation

Over the next two days, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Brandon, Edmonton and Kingston are departing to participate in Operation Caribbe, Canada’s contribution the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational criminal organizations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. [node:read-more:link]

NSPS: How we got to where we are now

In a paper from the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, Tom Ring, PWGSC's former Assistant Deputy Minister, Acquisitions Branch, discusses the logic behind the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, reviews the principles behind the successful selection process, assesses what the shipyards and Canada received in setting out the strategic partnership, and where things stand today. [node:read-more:link]

Why have Arctic SAR meetings stopped?

Nearly two years ago, volunteers, military members, and the coast guard met in northern Manitoba for what would be their last roundtable meeting on SAR in the Arctic. Supporters of the Northern Search and Rescue Roundtable still aren't sure what happened next – but say the disappearance of the meetings has led to confusion and wasted resources. [node:read-more:link]


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