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

Services and information

Service standards for ice operations

Service delivery targets, availability, response time and priorities.

Icebreaking services fees

Rates, fee schedule, invoicing and payments.

Contact our Ice operations centres

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

Icebreaking fleet

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


How hovercraft help icebreaking.

Levels of service

Objectives, services and standards.

Ice safety

Practice ice safety this winter with our handy guide.

Program information

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


Publications, manuals and summaries of ice conditions.


Early icebreaking, regional responsibilities over time and modern services.

Ice conditions

Ice charts, web cameras, bulletins, recommended routes and ice forecasts.

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