Google: "ARCHIVED - Fisheries and Oceans Canada 1/3" --- November 13, 2009 - Canadian Coast Guard - DFO's Special Operating Agency:- Section 2.
DID YOU KNOW
On an average day the Canadian Coast Guard:
- Saves 8 lives;
- Assists 55 people in 19 search and rescue cases;
- Services 60 aids to navigation;
- Handles 1,547 marine radio contacts;
- Manages 2,325 commercial ship movements;
- Escorts 4 commercial vessels through ice;
- Carries out 12 fisheries patrols and supports 8 scientific surveys and 3 hydrographical missions;
- Deals with 4 reported pollution events; and
- Surveys 4.4 kilometres of navigation channel bottom.