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Seaway traffic control

Join Alexandra Couture, a controller at the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, where she directs vessel traffic, lifts bridges, and operates the locks! Learn about her career path, the skills she needs, and the challenges a controller faces.

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Career interview: Students reflect on Alexandra’s job as a seaway traffic controller. Then students interview an adult about their career.

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Thanks to

Partners

  • Ocean Frontier Institute
  • NFB Education
  • Chamber of Marine Commerce
  • CSL Group
  • St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation
  • Canadian Marine Careers Foundation

Credits

Executive Producer

Jac Gautreau

SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR

Boris Worm

WRITTEN BY

Scott Simpson

PRODUCER

Scott Simpson

PRODUCER (EDUCATION)

Emily Sheepy, Heather De Lagran

PRODUCER (SCIENCE)

Alanna Canaran

EDITOR

Myriam Vaudry

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Scott Simpson