Protecting your Private Information

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is committed to protecting the confidentiality of our clients’ personal information on DFO online applications. The Department acted promptly upon learning about the security issues associated with the Heartbleed Bug. Departmental systems using the affected application have been identified, patched and updated. To further minimize the risks related to this bug, clients using DFO applications may be prompted to change their passwords in the coming days.

As part of Canada’s Cyber Security Strategy, the Government of Canada launched “Get Cyber Safe,” a national public awareness campaign created to educate Canadians about Internet security and the simple steps they can take to protect themselves online. To learn more about how to stay safe online, visit www.getcybersafe.ca

In Focus

 

Spring Icebreaking 2014

March 2014

After a particularly harsh winter, Canadian Coast Guard icebreakers are hard at work to ensure safe passage on our waterways and help prevent flooding in our communities.

Read the full article the Canadian Coast Guard's Spring icebreaking activities

Ministers Shea and Wong Announce the Arrival and Name of a New Hovercraft

November 27, 2013

Vancouver, British Columbia – The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and Member of Parliament for Richmond, today announced the arrival in Canada of the new hovercraft to be stationed at Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia – the CCGS Moytel

Read the full article announcing the arrival of the CCGS Moytel

Minister Shea Announces the Acceptance of the CCGS Corporal McLaren M.M.V.

October 31, 2013

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced the acceptance of the sixth of the Canadian Coast Guard’s new Hero Class vessels, the CCGS Corporal McLaren M.M.V.

Read the full article on the acceptance of the CCGS Corporal McLaren M.M.V.

Minister Shea Announces the Acceptance of the CCGS G. Peddle S.C.

October 3, 2013

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced the acceptance of the fifth of the Canadian Coast Guard’s new Hero Class vessels, the CCGS G. Peddle S.C.

Read the full article on the acceptance of the CCGS Peddle

Canadian Coast Guard Announces Significant Environmental Protection Operation

July 26, 2013

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Canadian Coast Guard today announced that it will undertake a significant environmental response operation due to the deteriorating condition of the sunken World War II United States Army Transport vessel, the Brigadier General M.G. Zalinski.

Read the full article on the recovery operation, Bridadier General M.G. Zalinski