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  • BRP has manufactured Sea-Doo personal watercraft for the US market at its plant in Querétaro, Mexico since 2013

    BRP reports on 2020 results and COVID-19


    The Canadian company said 2019 was an “incredible year” and was very bullish about the upcoming year prior to the coronavirus outbreak with top-line growth projected across all product segments

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    Canada passes USMCA trade agreement into law


    The Canadian government passed legislation on Friday ratifying the new US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) before shutting down until April 20 as a result of the developing Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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    Quebec City show shuts down on opening day


    The 2020 Quebec City Boat Show kicked off at noon yesterday only to close its doors and cancel just seven hours later in the wake of an emergency ban on indoor events with more than 250 people imposed by the Quebec provincial government. The popular boat and sports show, hosted ...

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    Great Lakes marinas face new flood threat

    2020-03-03T14:24:00Z IBI , by Craig Ritchie

    Marinas and shoreline municipalities still rebuilding after catastrophic 2019 floods face further damage as already high water levels projected to rise with spring runoff

  • Parliament Hill

    NMMA Canada lobbies parliamentarians in bid to head off luxury tax


    Representatives from NMMA Canada and regional boating trade associations nationwide descended on the Canadian national capital on Thursday in a coordinated lobbying effort aimed at convincing legislators to rethink a proposed 10% luxury tax on boats of more than $100,000.

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    Prospec Electronics signs new rep group


    Marine audio manufacturer Prospec Electronics has signed a new rep group to handle its full product line in the western US and Canada.

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    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

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    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.