Canada

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    Canadian government passes derelict boats legislation

    2019-03-06T09:04:00Z

    A new Canadian law aimed at reducing the incidence of abandoned vessels could see owners of derelict craft fined up to C$6m.

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    Canadian HOC trade report highlights retaliatory tariffs’ impact

    2019-02-27T13:23:00Z

    The International Trade Committee of Canada’s House of Commons has issued a report detailing the toll retaliatory tariffs are taking on the Canadian economy and calls on the government to work with the US for a swift resolution to the issues with five suggested recommendations.

  • Mild temperatures helped bolster crowds at the 2019 Ottawa Boat Show
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    Ottawa Boat Show posts attendance gain

    2019-02-27T08:50:00Z

    New show features and mild temperatures helped bolster crowds at the 44th Ottawa Boat Show, which was held from February 21-24 at the EY Centre in Canada’s national capital.

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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.