Canadian Coast Guard

Sails down, masks up for Ron and Sherry Pryde, who completed a 119 day journey that was supposed to be 70 days. (Zoe Ducklow)

Coast Guard towed rudderless sailors to Port Hardy hours before a powerful storm

Rudderless for a month, the couple zigzagged most the way home with “a few donuts and lazy-eights”

Sails down, masks up for Ron and Sherry Pryde, who completed a 119 day journey that was supposed to be 70 days. (Zoe Ducklow)
On June 2 officers of the Canada Border Services Agency seized packages of suspected cocaine weighing 16.84 kilograms. (Courtesy of CBSA)

More than $800,000 in suspected cocaine seized from ship near Victoria

RCMP Dive Team suspects more narcotics had been stored below ship’s waterline

On June 2 officers of the Canada Border Services Agency seized packages of suspected cocaine weighing 16.84 kilograms. (Courtesy of CBSA)
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)
Mayor of Ucluelet Mayco Noel, left, and MP Gord Johns met at the Amphitrite building on July 17 to discuss the good news letter received from the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. The former Coast Guard building is in the process of being transferred to the Province and the District of Ucluelet. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Former Ucluelet Canadian Coast Guard building transferred to Province

“The future here is incredible. The building has so much potential.”

Mayor of Ucluelet Mayco Noel, left, and MP Gord Johns met at the Amphitrite building on July 17 to discuss the good news letter received from the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. The former Coast Guard building is in the process of being transferred to the Province and the District of Ucluelet. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)
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 Long Beach

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

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)
Contracted towing vessel, Atlantic Eagle, docked in the Prince Rupert harbour on Feb. 6 to collect provisions. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Disabled ship off Haida Gwaii towed to Vancouver

Newly contracted emergency offshore towing vessel, Atlantic Eagle, paid Prince Rupert a brief visit

Contracted towing vessel, Atlantic Eagle, docked in the Prince Rupert harbour on Feb. 6 to collect provisions. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Folks wait in line at Tofino’s First Street dock on for a chance to step on board the Canadian Coast Guard research ship. Free interactive science tours were offered in Tofino and Ucluelet on Oct. 20 and 21. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

West Coasters line up for ocean science tours on Canadian Coast Guard ship

“When I was a kid, I wanted to be an explorer.”

Folks wait in line at Tofino’s First Street dock on for a chance to step on board the Canadian Coast Guard research ship. Free interactive science tours were offered in Tofino and Ucluelet on Oct. 20 and 21. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)