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

Services and information

Ice operations centres

Contact information for centres in the St. Lawrence, the Great Lakes and the Arctic, and on the Atlantic Coast.

Service standards for ice operations

Service delivery targets, availability, response time and priorities.


Names, photos and data for all icebreakers in our fleet.

Program information

Who we are, what we do and who we serve.

Levels of service

Objectives, services and standards.

Ice safety

Practice ice safety this winter with our handy guide.


Publications, manuals and summaries of ice conditions.


Early icebreaking, regional responsibilities over time and modern services.

Icebreaking services fees

Rates, fee schedule, invoicing and payments.


How hovercraft help icebreaking.

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