QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - May 31, 2016) -

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The Canadian Coast Guard announces the reopening of its seasonal rescue stations in Bainsville (Ontario), Pointe-aux-Anglais (Oka), Beaconsfield, Longueuil, Sorel and Trois-Rivières. These bases will be in regular operation starting at noon June 1st, 2016 until September 5, 2016.

Any marine emergency can be reported to the Canadian Coast Guard 24/7:

  • Phone 1-800-463-4393 or 418-648-3599
  • Mobile *16
  • VHF radio channel 16 (156.8 Mhz)
  • Digital Selective Calling (DSC/VHF) channel 70
  • Radio frequency MF 2182 Khz.

The Canadian Coast Guard recommends to wear your life jacket at all times.

For more information on the Canadian Coast Guard's search and rescue services, visit the Web sites www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/SAR/home or www.marinfo.gc.ca.

For more information about the Canadian Coast Guard, visit www.marinfo.gc.ca or www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca.

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Contact Information:

Communications Branch
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Quebec Region