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Canadian Aids to Navigation System 2011
Other Government 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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Other Government Aids to Navigation

Other government aids to navigation are owned by government authorities which assume full operational and maintenance responsibilities. These may include any Federal, Provincial, or other government agency, department, Crown Corporation or other authority. For example, the Department of National Defence, Parks Canada, Environment Canada, Harbour and Port Commissions, and Ferry Corporations are current providers of other government aids to navigation.

When charted, these aids will not be identified “PRIV” as other private aids.

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