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Canadian Aids to Navigation System 2011
Canadian Coast Guard Aids to Navigation

Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) in Canada

On December 15th, 2022, the Canadian Coast Guard has permanently discontinue the provision of its DGPS service across Canada.

Discontinuing this service aligns with Coast Guard’s efforts to modernize marine navigation services and find alternatives to aging DGPS infrastructures.

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Canadian Coast Guard Aids to Navigation

Canadian Coast Guard Aids to Navigation is any aid to navigation owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. This may include any aid owned by another government authority that is subject to an agreement between the Canadian Coast Guard and that other government authority provided that the Canadian Coast Guard retains operational and maintenance responsibilities

The Canadian Coast Guard and some other government aids to navigation are distinguishable from private buoys by their distinctive numbering-lettering system.

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