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The seasonal search and rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)

Coast Guard to follow COVID-19 protocols when seasonal operations in Nootka Sound commence

The Inshore Rescue Boat Program will begin search and rescue services between May to September

The seasonal search and rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)
(From left) Jonathan Wilkinson (minister responsible for the Canadian Coast Guard), Mark Lamarre (CEO Seaspan Shipyards), and Andy Smith (deputy commissioner of strategy and shipbuilding for the Canadian Coast Guard) were in North Saanich Thursday to unveil the Sir John Franklin. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Canadian Coast Guard unveils state-of-the-art ship in North Saanich

B.C. built, Sir John Franklin contains four science labs

(From left) Jonathan Wilkinson (minister responsible for the Canadian Coast Guard), Mark Lamarre (CEO Seaspan Shipyards), and Andy Smith (deputy commissioner of strategy and shipbuilding for the Canadian Coast Guard) were in North Saanich Thursday to unveil the Sir John Franklin. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
The Canadian Coast Guard pulled out a boom during an international oil spill drill with the United States Coast Guard (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)                                The Canadian Coast Guard pulled out a boom during an international oil spill drill with the United States Coast Guard (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

VIDEO: Canadian, U.S. Coast guards run oil spill response drills

20 vessels were on the water to practice international response methods

The Canadian Coast Guard pulled out a boom during an international oil spill drill with the United States Coast Guard (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)                                The Canadian Coast Guard pulled out a boom during an international oil spill drill with the United States Coast Guard (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
A Canadian helicopter passes behind the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo during an international mass-rescue drill in the Strait of Juan de Fuca in 2016. (File photo)
A Canadian helicopter passes behind the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo during an international mass-rescue drill in the Strait of Juan de Fuca in 2016. (File photo)
At about 6:00 p.m. on March 26, RCAF Cormorant helicopter rescued four individuals stranded on Lovekin Rock at Long Beach in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Approach by boat to Lovekin was ruled too dangerous due to sea state, according to the JRCC Victoria. (Sophie L’Homme Photo)

Four stranded by surging seas on a rock off Tofino

Rescue chopper lifts a walker and three boogie boarders to safety after two hours at Long Beach

At about 6:00 p.m. on March 26, RCAF Cormorant helicopter rescued four individuals stranded on Lovekin Rock at Long Beach in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Approach by boat to Lovekin was ruled too dangerous due to sea state, according to the JRCC Victoria. (Sophie L’Homme Photo)
Some participants in a recent Achieve Anything event. (Achieve Anything)

Incredible free Coastguard experience for women and girls

Achieve Anything and the Canadian Coastguard have joined forces to show women marine jobs

Some participants in a recent Achieve Anything event. (Achieve Anything)
The Canadian Coast Guard has opened a new search and rescue station in Victoria’s James Bay neighbourhood. (Canadian Coast Guard/Facebook)

Canadian Coast Guard opens new search and rescue station in Victoria

The station is one of four that will help monitor the Strait of Juan de Fuca

The Canadian Coast Guard has opened a new search and rescue station in Victoria’s James Bay neighbourhood. (Canadian Coast Guard/Facebook)