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July 31st, 2015
July 31st, 2015
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Enhancing the Arctic Search and Rescue Capacity

$2.5 Million to Expand the CCG Auxiliary Membership

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Under Economic Action Plan 2015, the Canadian Coast Guard will review the Arctic maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) service requirements and enhance the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary capacity to keep pace with rising marine traffic levels in the region, for a total investment of $3.9 million over five years.
February 15th, 2014
February 15th, 2014
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New Search and Rescue Volunteers Tax Credit

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The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary welcomes the announcement by the Government of Canada of a new Search and Rescue Volunteers Tax Credit. The Government has recognized the important role played by search and rescue volunteers in contributing to the security and safety of Canadians.
September 10th, 2013
September 10th, 2013
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CCGA Conveys Condolences Following CCG Loss of Lives

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Dear Commissioner Gregoire,

We were shocked and saddened to learn of the loss of three Coast Guard crew in the Arctic yesterday.  On behalf of all the members of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary across this country, please accept our sincere condolences for this loss.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the families, friends, and colleagues of these crew who gave of their service to make this country a safer and better place to live.  

Regards,

Randy Strandt,
President, CCGA National

January 17th, 2012
January 17th, 2012
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CCGA National Presented with 2012 AVA Platinum Awards

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The CCGA Public Service Announcements “Help Us Bring Them Back” and the defibrillator training video “Save Someone´s Life” have been presented with 2012 AVA Platinum Awards.
November 1st, 2011
November 1st, 2011
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´Help Us Bring Them Back´ Videos Win Videographer Awards of Excellence

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The Public Service Announcements produced by the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary were presented with an Award of Excellence at the 2011 Videographer Award Competition. There were about 1,800 entries in the 2011 competition.The Award of Excellence was awarded to thoseprojects that the judges deemed were written, produced, shot and/or edited in anexceptional manner. Approximately 14 percent of the entries won this award.

The Videographer Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Ma...

October 2nd, 2011
October 2nd, 2011
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The 2010 Annual Report is Available

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The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Annual Report is now available. The report covers the operations of the CCGA for the 2010 calendar year.
August 1st, 2011
August 1st, 2011
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CCGA Produces New Public Service Announcements

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The CCGA has produced a new series of Public Service Announcements. The new messages draw the public attention to each of the five CCGA regions.
June 1st, 2011
June 1st, 2011
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CCGA Obtains $887,000.00 for New SAR Initiatives

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The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary will receive $887,000.00 from the National Search and Rescue Secretariat over a two-year period. The funding will allow the Auxiliary to realize two important projects.
March 1st, 2011
March 1st, 2011
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CCGA Quebec has a new President

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Mr. Leopold Béchette was elected President of the CCGA Québec at the Annual General Meeting held in Quebec City on March 19.
February 1st, 2011
February 1st, 2011
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CCGA Quebec Promotional Video is on line

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A promotional video produced by the National Office for CCGA-Quebec has been presented with a 2010 Aegis Award and a DV Award. The video describes how the Auxiliary can provide SAR coverage for municipalities in Quebec.
January 1st, 2011
January 1st, 2011
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CCGA Wins 2010 MarCom, Aegis, DV and Ava Awards

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"Fire on Board" a short documentary produced by the CCGA National Office in collaboration with CCGA-Maritimes has won a Platinum MarCom Award, an Aegis Finalist Award, a DV Award and a Platinum Ava Award.

"Man Overboard" another short documentary produced by the CCGA National Office in collaboration with CCGA-Newfoundland and Labrador has won a Gold Marcom Award and a Gold Ava Award.

December 1st, 2010
December 1st, 2010
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CCGA Adopts new Mission Statement

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The National Board of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary has adopted a new mission statement.
November 1st, 2010
November 1st, 2010
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CCGA Newfoundland and Labrador Featured in Short Documentary

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Members of CCGA Newfoundland are featured in a short documentary produced by the CCGA National Office. The documentary shows a training exercise that features a man overboard scenario.
October 1st, 2010
October 1st, 2010
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CCGA Videos Break the 100,000 Barrier on YouTube

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Videos produced by the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary have now surpassed 100,000 total viewings on the popular site YouTube. This is a great result that shows how the CCGA can raise public awareness and promote the good work of our volunteers. CCGA videos have also been awarded several awards in recent years. Their popularity on YouTube shows a growing recognition of the CCGA by the Canadian Public.
September 1st, 2010
September 1st, 2010
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CCGA Maritimes Featured in Short Documentary

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Members of CCGA Maritimes are featured in a short documentary produced by the CCGA National Office. The documentary shows a training exercise that features the re-enactment of a fire on board of a fishing vessel.
August 2nd, 2010
August 2nd, 2010
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The Auxiliarist no. 34 is now available

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The latest issue of our national newsletter is now available on-line.
August 1st, 2010
August 1st, 2010
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The Auxiliarist no. 33 is now available

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The latest issue of our national newsletter is now available on-line.
August 1st, 2010
August 1st, 2010
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CCGA Quebec Presented with Award for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness

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The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary (Quebec) inc. and the Service de sécurité incendie de l´Agglomération de Longueuil jointly received the 2010 CACP/Motorola Award for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness at the Annual Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Conference on August 23 in Edmonton.
July 1st, 2010
July 1st, 2010
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CCGA Wins 2010 Communicator Awards

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Two CCGA projects have been rewarded with recognitions at the 2010 Communicator Awards Competition.
May 1st, 2010
May 1st, 2010
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Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary in Line for a Royal Gift

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Prince William and Kate Middleton requested charitable gifts in lieu of wedding presents, seeking to pre-empt the tide of extravagant - and unusual - offerings that typically flood in for a royal engagement.
May 1st, 2010
May 1st, 2010
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CCGA Wins 2010 Hermes Creative Award

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“Collision on the water” a documentary produced by the CCGA National Office in collaboration with CCGA-P Unit 35 (Victoria) has won a Platinum Award at the 2010 Hermes Creative Award Competition.
April 1st, 2010
April 1st, 2010
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The 2009 Annual Report is Available

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The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Annual Report is now available. The report covers the operations of the CCGA for the 2009 calendar year.
March 2nd, 2010
March 2nd, 2010
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New Uniform Regulations are in Effect

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The National Board has approved new regulations on the CCGA uniform.
March 1st, 2010
March 1st, 2010
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CCGA (Québec) Inc. is Honoured

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The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary (Québec) Inc. won an Award of Distinction, in the Business and Organization category at the 14th edition of Mérite québécois de la sécurité civil.
February 2nd, 2010
February 2nd, 2010
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Jack Kruger Receives CASBA Award

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Over 100 boating safety experts, marine industry representatives, government officials and boaters gathered on January 10th, 2010 to honour boaters who put their lives at risk to save other boaters, the best boating safety initiatives, programs promoting safety and environmental programs directed at keeping Canadian waters clean for 2009.

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