QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) - Now that the warm weather is upon us, the Canadian Coast Guard would like to remind the public that its seasonal search and rescue bases in Quebec City, Tadoussac, Kegaska, Rivière au Renard, Havre St Pierre and Cap aux Meules are open.

The Canadian Coast Guard's seasonal bases are strategically located to provide rapid assistance and reduce the number and severity of maritime incidents and risks to the environment. The bases are open from April to November.

For more information on the Canadian Coast Guard's search and rescue services, visit the following site:

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Nathalie Letendre
Communications Advisor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Quebec Region