The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) is the coast guard of Canada. The Canadian Coast Guard is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario and is a Special Operating Agency within the Fisheries and Oceans Canada the former Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
The first North American vessels to reach the North Pole were the CCGS Louis St-Laurent and the USCGC Polar Sea in The Canadian and U. governments are cooperating on Arctic research even as they dispute the use of the Northwest Passage.
the former Canadian Coast Guard light icebreaker and buoy tender that was launched in 1958 and taken out of service in 1984 is now permanently docked here in Thunder Bay and in the Spring of 2018 will be available for people to tour...December 17th 2017
The northern lights dance across the sky in the Arctic. (Shutterstock) Vincent Ho, University of Calgary Almost a decade ago, I visited the western Arctic region aboard the CCGS Amundsen, an icebreaker and research vessel operated by the Canadian Coast Guard. The ship and the researchers on board were there to study climate change in the Arctic, but I was part of the “Artist on Board” program. The goal was to provide me with first-hand experience of the northern region while gaining a better…