by Gary Rinne, Tbnewswatch.com

THUNDER BAY — After being closed since the end of November, the Canadian Coast Guard search and rescue station in Thunder Bay opens for a new¬†season this weekend.

That’s despite the fact that ice conditions on Lake Superior are hardly favourable for boating.

The local base is staffed with a crew of eight coast guard personnel, split into two crews of four members each, working a two week on/two weeks off rotation.

They use the 14-metre motor lifeboat Cape Chaillon.

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