CS of captain and helmsman on bridge of icebreaker "John A. Macdonald", manoeuvring off Beechey Island in spring (March). HAWS of tall bluff at entrance of sound, PAN RIGHT to HALS of ship in loose ice floes (3 shots zooming in closer on ship). Late afternoon WS, PAN of Arctic Ocean. HAWS, PAN of sound and bluff with cairn in foreground. HAMS of foredeck of ship. POVS from bow of ship moving through melting floes (8/10 ice cover).