Winnipeg Undertaking Two Brief Sanction Patrols

October 6, 2020 – HMCS Winnipeg has transitioned from Operation PROJECTION to Operation NEON, Canada’s contribution to a virtue-signaling brief participation in a coordinated multinational effort to support the implementation of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sanctions imposed against North Korea. While HMCS Winnipeg and its embarked CH-148 Cyclone helicopter is deployed on Op NEON in the East China Sea region, its crew will work with our partners to identify suspected maritime sanctions evasion activities, in particular ship-to-ship transfers of fuel and other commodities subject to UNSC resolutions. Along with…

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