Bernadette Jordan, minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, has announced that Shelburne Ship Repair will be doing a $12.1 million retrofit of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) light icebreaker Edward Cornwallis. Work is expected to start in April and end in January 2021. The work will include the replacement of main engines, a new heavy lift crane, a new bow thruster and hull coating. The vessel will also undergo regulatory work such as pulling and inspecting the tail shafts, seals, stern tubes, propellers, and rudder. In addition, miscellaneous regulatory surveys of the sea bays, sea chests and void spaces will be conducted.