Coast Guard

Federal government to buy two more Arctic ships

Trudeau is expected to announce Wednesday that the federal government is buying two more Arctic patrol ships on top of the six it has already ordered from Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding. However, unlike the first six ships being built for the Navy, a government source said the seventh and eighth will be built for the Canadian Coast Guard. [node:read-more:link]

Sailing into the Ice

The Arctic Ocean is so beautiful, but can be deathly cold & unpredictable. Having a well-prepared, self-sufficient team is critical for the Canadian Coast Guard when it comes to marine safety and emergency response. [node:read-more:link]

Liberals impose media ban on CG ship procurement

Companies interested in providing a new icebreaker to the coast guard have been threatened by the Liberal government which is increasingly using gag orders to prevent details about proposed federal procurements from being reported on. The firms were told “Canada will take appropriate action” if they violate the ban on discussing the project with the news media. [node:read-more:link]


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