Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

August 11, 2005 11:33 ET

DFO/Media Advisory: Canadian Coast Guard College Holds 40th Anniversary Celebrations

SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 11, 2005) - The Canadian Coast Guard College will be celebrating its 40th anniversary this weekend. Current and former staff, students, graduates and their families, along with Coast Guard employees will be taking part in the festivities that include the official opening of the 40th anniversary festivities, the christening of the search and rescue training lifeboat, CCGC Cap Perce and dedication of the College library to former Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard, John Adams.

Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, who is responsible for the Canadian Coast Guard, will attend the festivities on Friday, August 12th.

WHAT: Opening Ceremony of the 40th Anniversary of the Canadian
Coast Guard College, Christening of Cap Perce and
Dedication of Library to former Commissioner of the
Canadian Coast Guard, John Adams.

WHEN: Friday, August 12, 2005 at 1400 hours

WHERE: Canadian Coast Guard College
Walter E. Foster Building
1190 Westmount Rd., Sydney

Contact Information

  • Canadian Coast Guard College
    Brenda MacQueen
    (902) 564-3660 ext. 1111
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ottawa
    Sujata Raisinghani
    Press Secretary, Office of the Minister
    (613) 992-3474