One of the Nicest Guys Around Honored

Congratulations to Roger Girouard, winner of the 2022 APEX Career Contribution award sponsored by Federal Retirees. Girouard served for more than 40 years in the Royal Canadian Navy and the Coast Guard of Canada. His impressive career of increasingly responsible positions and commands both at sea and ashore exemplifies leadership excellence, a strong commitment to team-building and is a testament…

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Canada Virtue Signals it “Intends” to Deny Russian Vessels Entry

In response to President Putin’s invasion of Ukraine the Minister of Transport announced March 1st that the Federal Government intends to ban Russian-owned or registered ships and fishing vessels in Canadian ports and internal waters. The ban is expected to be in effect later this week through orders made pursuant to the Special Economic Measures Act. These actions are part…

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HMCS Harry DeWolf Conducts Mass Rescue With US & Canadian Coast Guard

Having only just begun their transit into the Arctic, HMCS HARRY DEWOLF (AOPV 430) has already received the opportunity to demonstrate her capabilities in this region. The ship and her crew participated in a mass rescue exercise in conjunction with Canadian and American Coast Guard vessels. The vessels that participated in the exercise were HMCS Harry DeWolf, USCGC Escanaba, USCGC…

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Scrapping of Former HMCS Cormorant Completed

On July 7, 2021, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced the operation to remove and safely dismantle the former HMCS Cormorant is complete. The Cormorant was moored for approximately 20 years at the Port of Bridgewater, N.S. Following an assessment in 2019 that showed the vessel posed an imminent threat of pollution to the marine…

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