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  • Report

    Market Overview | Canada

    2020-02-19T13:04:00Z IBI

    One step forward, one step back – a turbulent trade landscape has presented its share of challenges to the Canadian boat industry, where it seems like every win is met with another fresh roadblock

  • CanadaStats


    2020-02-17T05:02:00Z IBI

  • Granville Island Overhead

    Vancouver show numbers down, but exhibitors happy with sales


    In spite of a minor dip in attendance, exhibitors at the 58th annual Vancouver International Boat Show say qualified buyers made for a successful five-day show.

  • Caframo

    Caframo Europe launches in Netherlands


    To better service its European marine and RV customer base, Canada-based Caframo has launched Caframo Europe BV. Jodi McMullen, strategic account manager, international, made the announcement.

  • 2020 Toronto International Boat Show

    Toronto show ends on positive note


    In spite of an attendance drop from the heaviest snowfall of the year falling on its opening weekend, exhibitors at the Toronto International Boat Show reported good sales at Canada’s largest boat show.

  • Richard Gaudet

    Appointment at Xantrex


    Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) – parent company to Burnaby, Canada-based Xantrex marine power systems – announced Thursday that Xantrex vice president and general manager Richard Gaudet has been named president of MCE’s marine power division with responsibility for the Xantrex, Newmar and ASEA brands.

  • Toronto International Boat Show Industry Breakfast

    Strong turnout for Toronto industry breakfast


    It was a full house at the Beanfield Centre on the Toronto waterfront Tuesday morning as NMMA Canada presented its annual Industry Breakfast at the Toronto International Boat Show.

  • Fire

    Fire destroys Quebec marina


    Up to 100 boats were destroyed in a fire at a Quebec province marina on Saturday.

  • Princecraft's JP Martin-Dubois and Rodier Grondin

    Princecraft debuts new models in Toronto


    Canadian boatbuilder Princecraft Boats opened the Toronto International Boat Show this past weekend with the global debut of new pontoon and fishing boat models.


    NMMA, Transport Canada reach MOU to streamline boat importation regulations


    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Canadian government which will reduce paperwork for manufacturers exporting boats to Canada.

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    Ottawa Boat Show

    20-23 February 2020, Ontario, Canada 

  • Washington

    Marine industry welcomes USMCA deal


    The agreement reached between Democrats in the US House of Representatives and President Trump regarding the US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) is being hailed by the boating industry in the US, calling it a “critical pact that will protect and preserve the industry’s North American trading partnerships.”

  • Ed Huck Marine

    IJC under fire over continuing high water levels


    The International Joint Commission (IJC) is coming under fire in the wake of its recent decision to reduce water outflows from Lake Ontario, a move that shoreline property owners say flies in the face of new data released by the US Army Corps of Engineers showing the lakes sitting ...

  • CDG Phil Gibson

    Appointment at CDG


    Canada-based Coast Dynamics Group (CDG), manufacturer of the SHOXS shock mitigation seating and KINETIX seat monitoring system brands, has appointed Phil Gibson to the company’s business development team with responsibility for growing recreational, commercial and military accounts.

  • Sea-Doo Spark

    BRP celebrates record Q3


    Quebec, Canada-based BRP Inc released third quarter results for its 2019 fiscal year today, celebrating what president and CEO José Boisjoli described as the company’s best third quarter ever with year-over-year increases in total revenues, gross profits, net incomes and EBITA.

  • News

    Canadian city approves C$2m overrun for floating dock system


    Faced with spending C$2m more than planned for a floating dock system or a 42% reduction in available boat slips, the city of Windsor, Ontario has opted to stick with the original plan of adding an additional 12 berths to its Lakeview Park Marina.

  • ChartCo and Marine Press merge

    Digital navigation firms merge


    Around 500 superyachts stand to benefit from a merger between UK-based ChartCo and Canada’s Marine Press. The get-together creates a major new force in the provision of global digital navigation solutions and will operate under the OneOcean brand name.

  • News

    Transport Canada adopts ABYC marine safety standards


    Transport Canada Marine Safety and Security (TCMSS) has published a policy on the acceptance of ABYC standards as an approved alternative method for small vessel compliance in Canada. The policy is effective as of October 30, 2019.

  • Suzie Miron and Bill Reilich

    IJC appoints two new members to Lake Ontario-St Lawrence River management board


    Bi-national agency regulating Great Lakes water levels adds two new board members to secure broader input toward policy decisions

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    Canadian recreational trade associations form advocacy coalition


    Representatives from a dozen Canadian trade organisations focused on different forms of outdoor recreation have aligned to form the Canadian Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (CORR), an advocacy coalition designed to unite industry stakeholders behind policies and legislative reforms focused on economic growth, environmental protection, infrastructure development and the national promotion of ...