Canadian Coast Guard

Coast Guard’s navigation services, search and rescue, fleet, college, jobs and contact information.

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Canadian Coast Guard Ship Captain Molly Kool
2019 Arctic Operations Nearing Mid-Season
2019-08-30 12:00 - News releases

A summary of our community initiatives and operations in the region so far.

Updating our fleet of icebreakers
2019-08-02 12:00 - News releases

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announces the construction of 6 icebreakers and a new shipyard.


Services and information


Regional maps and charts, navigation aids, waterways management and marine services fees.

Search and rescue

Incident reporting, communications systems, global cooperation and funding.


Icebreaking centres, services, fees, photos and response-time commitments.


Marine vessels and helicopters, services, design and construction.

College and careers

The Canadian Coast Guard College, careers, student work and volunteering.

Environmental response

Marine pollution reporting, polluter responsibility and national and international responses.

Marine Communications and Traffic Services

Safety and navigation-related services for vessels, boaters and fishers.


Corporate information


The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson

The Honourable
Jonathan Wilkinson

Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard


Jeffery Hutchinson

Jeffery Hutchinson

Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner



Great Lakes Tall Ships Challenge

Join us at Tall Ship festivals around the Great Lakes from June 29 to September 1, 2019.

Helicopter donations

Our decommissioned helicopters give engineering students hands-on experience in aircraft maintenance.

Student opportunities
4 Canadian Coast Guard students in line.

Apply to the Canadian Coast Guard College.