Canada

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    BRP ups its alternative energy game with Alta Motors purchase

    2019-02-22T14:09:00Z

    Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) has purchased select assets of Alta Motors from the parent company Faster Faster Inc as part of what the company calls “long-standing interest in new technologies and alternate energy sources for the powersports industry.”

  • The crowd turnout at VIBS 2019 was strong
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    Vancouver show attendance better than expected

    2019-02-18T10:07:00Z

    Despite unseasonably cold temperatures that brought high winds and a rare snowfall to the region, attendance at the 57th Vancouver International Boat Show (VIBS) slightly surpassed strong 2018 numbers, pleasing event organisers and exhibitors alike.

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    Evinrude donates $2m in engines to ABYC foundation

    2019-02-14T15:00:00Z

    Sturtevant, Wisconsin-based Evinrude Outboards, the National Marine Distributors Association (NMDA) and the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) jointly announced today that the engine builder will donate US$2m worth of Evinrude G2 3.4L V6 outboards to the ABYC Foundation in support of its marine technician training program.

  • The 20th Montreal Boat and Water Sports Show attracted just over 20,000 people
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    Weather hampers Montreal show attendance

    2019-02-13T08:37:00Z

    An unfortunately-timed winter storm that brought icy winds, temperatures in the -20C range and multiple road closures is being blamed for lower crowds at the 20th annual Montreal Boat and Water Sports Show, which was held from January 31 to February 3 at the Place Bonaventure exhibition complex.

  • Around 73,464 people attended the 2019 Toronto International Boat Show
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    Exhibitors pleased with Toronto show results

    2019-01-31T09:31:00Z

    Boatbuilders and dealers exhibiting at the 61st Toronto International Boat Show appear pleased with the results of the 10-day event, despite lingering frustration over a 10% federal tariffs on US-made boats.

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    Bolton Marine acquires Daigle

    2019-01-30T09:36:00Z

    Canadian aluminium boat builder Bolton Marine Group announced this week that it has acquired Daigle Marine, a British Columbia-based manufacturer of welded aluminium yachts and commercial workboats. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

  • Brock Elliott served as Campion Marine's general manager and president for 20 years
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    Brock Elliott inducted into NMMA Canada Boating Hall of Fame

    2019-01-23T10:52:00Z

    Retired Campion Marine president Brock Elliott was inducted into the NMMA Canada Boating Hall of Fame Tuesday morning during the Toronto International Boat Show’s annual industry breakfast.

  • Princecraft staff display their 2018 Employer of Choice Award
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    Princecraft Boats presented with Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice Award

    2019-01-21T16:22:00Z

    Quebec aluminium and pontoon boat builder cited for ongoing efforts to recruit youth

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    Toronto show celebrates 20th Special Preview event

    2019-01-04T10:22:00Z

    The Toronto International Boat Show will kick off on January 18 by celebrating its 20th annual Special Preview event, providing guests with VIP admission to the show while raising money in support of local children’s charities.

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    JL Marine Systems partners with Land ‘N’ Sea Distributing in Canada

    2018-12-14T09:28:00Z

    New partnership brings Power-Pole shallow water anchors to Canadian customers