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  • BRP CEO José Boisjoli

    Tough Q1 for BRP as it exits the outboard engine business

    2020-05-28T15:26:00Z IBI , by Craig Ritchie

    Near 26% revenue decline in marine segment and over 40% drop in outboard sales leads BRP to discontinue production of Evinrude outboards and pursue new marine strategy including partnership with Mercury

  • Doug Rosborough

    Canadian boatbuilder dies from Covid-19


    Doug Rosborough, founder of Halifax, Canada-based custom boatbuilder Rosborough Boats, passed away on April 27 as a result of complications associated with the Covid-19 coronavirus.

  • Sea Doo

    BRP takes further steps to manage COVID-19 impact


    After slowing down and temporarily suspending manufacturing at all powersports and marine operations sites around the world, Canada’s BRP Inc. announced a series of additional measures – including cost-containment measures and employee compensation changes – to protect the company’s financial flexibility and long-term growth.” BRP’s marine-related products are captured ...

  • South Bay Cove Yacht Haven

    Canadian marina operator acquires four more properties


    Canadian marina operator Maple Leaf Marinas has added four new properties near Toronto to its growing portfolio of premium boating facilities.

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    Boating BC announces 2020 grant recipients


    A Canadian marine trade association has awarded more than $20,000 in grants and sponsorships to support a wide range of initiatives designed to boost recreational boating in the province of British Columbia.

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

    BRP temporarily halts or slows down global operations in response to Covid-19


    Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) has announced that, due to the rapid evolution of the COVID-19 situation, the company is temporarily suspending or slowing down all powersports and marine manufacturing operations around the world. These actions, says BRP, will allow the company to evaluate and respond to the changing conditions, as ...

  • Caframo Ltd corporate offices

    Caframo maintains production through Covid-19 shutdowns


    Canadian fan and heater manufacturer Caframo Ltd has instituted a range of modifications to its operations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in order to remain in full production and able to continue supporting its customers in the weeks and months ahead.

  • 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

  • USMCA signing

    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.

  • Centre de foires d'ExpoCité

    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.

  • 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

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  • 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.