The Canadian Coast Guard will be conducting icebreaking operations at Midland this week.
The CCGS Samuel Risley is expected to be in the area from Jan. 2 through 4, approximately, as part of icebreaking operations on Georgian Bay and McGregor Bay.
Dates, schedules and routes are subject to change with little or no notice due to weather and ice conditions and other unexpected situations.
Residents may also see Coast Guard helicopters in the air. Canadian Coast Guard spokeperson Carol Landerville said the choppers, based in Parry Sound, “provide a birds-eye view of ice conditions, which assists with the planning of icebreaking missions.”
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