Faced with some of the most difficult ice conditions in the last 20 years, the Canadian Coast Guard worked day and night to ensure that commercial shipping kept moving efficiently and safely through the St. Lawrence–Great Lakes waterway during the winter of 2013-2014.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Magdalen Islands ZIP Committee and the Merinov centre in the Magdalen Islands are working closely together to fight the propagation of vase tunicate, an invasive species which is proliferating at an worrying rate in the Magdalen Islands.
From June 1-5, 2014, Rimouski played host to the 48th annual congress of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, under the theme Northern Exposure: The implication of changes in cold environments.
The Pointe-aux-Loups port in the Magdalen Islands underwent a major facelift: a wharf reconstruction project and an improved breakwater design to reduce agitation in the basin.
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