Canadian Coast Guard Arctic Region – Implementation and Successes

On 29 November 2021, Assistant Commissioner Neil O’Rourke, Arctic Region, Canadian Coast Guard, spoke to RUSI(NS) and guests with a presentation titled “Canadian Coast Guard Arctic Region – Implementation and Successes.”

On 24 October 2018, the creation of the stand-alone Arctic Regions for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the DFO and Canadian Coast Guard were announced. Since then, Coast Guard Arctic Region has led the successful standing-up of the Arctic Region. This work and progress to date was highlighted during the presentation, which provided a comprehensive view about a unique agency operating in the Canadian Arctic.

A PDF of Assistant Commissioner Neil O’Rourke’s presentation slides is available here. A recording of the presentation is available on request to RUSI(NS).

RUSI(NS) Staff

Editorial Staff at RUSI (NS). This work is the sole opinion of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of the Canadian Department of National Defence, the Canadian Armed Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police or the Royal United Services Institute of Nova Scotia.