Rear Admiral John Newton


Commander of Search and Rescue Regional Halifax and Joint Task Force Atlantic

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Saving Lives in Atlantic Canada — The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax

Search and Rescue (SAR) is an absolute necessity in Atlantic Canada, where long coastlines and deep waters combine with often tempestuous weather, increasing cruise ship traffic and ever active, often high-risk fishery operations. The Search and Rescue Region (SRR) Halifax covers 4.7-million square kilometres and over 29,000 kilometres of coastline. The region encompasses all of the Atlantic provinces, the eastern half of Quebec, the southern half of Baffin Island and a large area of the ...