(Central & Arctic)
The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Central & Arctic Region was incorporated in September 1978 under the sponsorship of the Federal Government, for the purpose of providing organized voluntary maritime search and rescue (SAR), and the promotion of safety afloat; in an Auxiliary support role to the Canadian Coast Guard. Over the past 40 years, the CCGA has evolved into an effective non-profit organization that saves lives nationwide.
The CCGA-CA supports the Canadian Coast Guard with 926 volunteer members using 102 vessels. The volunteers of Central & Arctic provide approximately 123,671 hours of service per year.
The organizational structure of Central & Arctic is testament to its grassroots strengths and diversity by providing SAR response, boating safety and prevention messages to the largest geographic area within the CCGA.
A few interesting facts
Supports marine emergencies in 4 provinces and 2 territories with 56% of Canada´s population.
Offer support to 67% of Canada´s freshwater areas including Great Slave Lake, Mackenzie River, Lake Winnipeg, the Great Lakes and more.
Contact the Central & Arctic Auxiliary
Philip Unger, President
Shannon Laird, Executive Director | email@example.com
Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary, C&A Inc.
c/o 1700 – 2 St. Clair Ave W
Toronto, ON M4V 1L4
Toll free: 1-866-429-7283
PO Box 44017
ON, K1K 4P8