Canadian Coast Guard


Services and information


Navigation by region, charts, marine communications and conditions, navigation aids, traffic services and icebreaking.

College and careers

Canadian Coast Guard College, seagoing and shore-based careers, student employment, volunteer and current job openings.

Search and rescue

Coast Guard search and rescue communications systems, global cooperation, funding and volunteers.


Canadian Coast Guard fleet of marine vessels and helicopters, services and procurement strategy.

Maritime security

National and international systems, projects and organizations enhancing Canada’s maritime security.

Environmental response

Marine pollution reporting, Coast Guard and international responses and polluter responsibility.

The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc
The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc

Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard

Jeffery Hutchinson
Jeffery Hutchinson

Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner


Government of Canada activities and initiatives

The next Governor General of Canada

On PM Trudeau’s recommendation, Her Majesty The Queen was pleased to approve the appointment of Ms. Julie Payette as the next Governor General of Canada.

CanCode: Digital Skills for a Better Canada

An innovative and prosperous Canada for you, for your children and for all of us—that's Innovation for a Better Canada.

Our Security, Our Rights

Blurred image of a busy city community with people walking across a street. Image in yellow and orange tones overlaid with outline of a transparent maple leaf.

Learn about Canada’s proposed National Security Act, 2017 and how it will protect our security and our rights