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The Innu do their part
to protect species at risk

Over the course of the last two years, members of the First Nations communities have conducted a biological survey of the rich eelgrass beds along the North Shore, on the look-out for species at risk. This initiative by the Agence Mamu Innu Kaikusseht (AMIK) aims to encourage Aboriginal communities to become involved in protecting species at risk. Continued...

Montréal Coast Guard radio station:
100 years already

In 2009, the Canadian Coast Guard’s Montréal radio station celebrates its 100th anniversary. Always at the forefront of technology, this station – established by the Canadian Marconi Company in 1909 – has seen many changes in the field of marine communications over the course of the last century. Continued...

Roger Simon: 30 years of service
at the Islands office

After a 35-year career with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, including 30 years on the Magdalen Islands, Roger Simon, Magdalen Islands Sector Director, will be retiring on October 29.

Following his arrival on the Islands on July 1, 1979, Roger Simon dealt with numerous files over the years, some of which he took particularly to heart. Continued...

New engineering service
for Small Craft Harbours

Recently, a new group was set up at the Regional Small Craft Harbours Branch (SCH). The new engineering service was created following a functional review of this Fisheries and Oceans Canada program. Continued...

Marking the St. Lawrence
year round

In spring and fall, the Canadian Coast Guard is busy with buoy tending operations, laying and lifting the buoys on the St. Lawrence. Continued...