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MarInfo has a new look
and is expanding!

The Canadian Coast Guard’s marine information portal in Quebec, MarInfo, got a makeover. The home page design and the information architecture have been revamped in order to make the Web site more user-friendly.

MarInfo contains lots of essential information for mariners, including shipping notices, details on buoy tending operations, the position of Canadian Coast Guard vessels in Quebec, and information on the organization.

Mariners will also now find ice charts, bulletins, forecasts and cameras, as well as icebreaker positions in the Quebec, Great Lakes and Arctic regions, all on MarInfo!

Go check it out — you'll easily find all the information you need!


Our scientists
in Polar Regions

The Canadian Polar Commission1 has released the International Polar Year Canadian Science Report: Highlights, summarizing results of 52 scientific projects in Canada conducted ​​on the occasion of the International Polar Year 2007-2008. Prepared for the general public, the report covers topics from marine life to sea ice, human health and the atmosphere.

Several scientists from the Maurice Lamontagne Institute in Mont-Joli actively participated in research in the polar regions. Illustrated with colour graphics and photos, this publication is a useful reference for anyone who wants to know our scientists' key discoveries during International Polar Year.

International Polar Year Canadian Science Report: Highlights

The report is available on the Web at

1 The Canadian Polar Commission is the national agency responsible for advancing knowledge of polar issues.