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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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 ...

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    New CEO for CMP Group


    Canadian anode and marine equipment manufacturer CMP Global has named Don Hambly as its new president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.

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    Pursuit signs new Canadian dealer


    Fort Pierce, Florida-based fibreglass fishing boat builder Pursuit Boats has expanded its global dealer network with new representation in western Canada.

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    Toronto show seeks Women’s Day sponsorships


    Launched as a test in January, Women’s Day at the Toronto International Boat Show has proven such a success that organisers have elected to make the event an annual feature and are now actively seeking sponsors.

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    Crescent Custom Yachts to build Canada’s biggest new-build


    Canadian boatbuilder Crescent Custom Yachts has a 50m Gregory C Marshall-designed Crescent 164’ under construction at its shipyard in Richmond, British Columbia. The project was sold to an American client who has named the yacht Danzante Bay after his resort and golf course in Loreto, Mexico.

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    Campion Marine launches new models, new look for 2020


    Canadian fibreglass boat builder Campion Marine kicked off its 2020 model year with a new logo, a new line of fibreglass multi-species fishing boats, new glass dash technology and a sneak preview of future models presented in virtual reality at its annual dealer meeting and new product launch held in ...

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    Canadian volunteer group approaching milestone in abandoned vessel recovery efforts


    “Dead Boats Society” closing in on removing its 100th abandoned vessel from Canada’s Pacific coast

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    Registration for CSBC Symposium now open


    The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) has opened registration for its annual Symposium, to be held this year in Port Credit, Ontario from September 18-20.

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    Canadian boat dealer subject of fraud investigation


    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have arrested one person and siezed a number of boats as part of an ongoing fraud investigation into a Vancouver-area boat dealership.

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    Canadian government implements new legislation to deal with abandoned boats


    The Government of Canada is busy this week promoting the official implementation of its new Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act, which provides fines of up to C$50,000 for individuals and $250,000 for businesses which are found to be guilty of abandoning boats.

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    Xantrex launches new solar panel range


    Canada-based Xantrex, part of the Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) group in the US, has developed a new range of rigid and flexible solar panels for the marine market. They are available in simple kit form containing charge controller, leads, and all necessary mounting requirements.

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    Rutgerson enters Canadian market


    Swedish yacht equipment manufacturer Rutgerson has chosen Dada Marine to distribute its full line of deck hardware and sail fittings on the Canadian market.

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    BRP posts 17% year-over-year quarterly growth


    BRP is out with some strong financial numbers for its first quarter of 2019, showing 17% growth year-over-year from the period ended 30 April 2018.

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    US drops Section 232 tariffs against Canada, Mexico


    Friday afternoon’s announcement that the US government has rescinded its Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel imported from Canada and Mexico, and the corresponding removal of Mexican tariffs on US-made boats, are being interpreted as key steps toward ratification of a new free-trade deal to replace the 25-year-old North ...

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    Canada’s tariff concession just part of the plan


    The Canadian government’s lifting of retaliatory tariffs on boats manufactured in the US was welcomed and appreciated by both countries’ boating industries, but it was no accident according to one official involved in the process.

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    Canada rescinds 10% tariff on US-made boats


    Removal of retaliatory tariffs seen as a critical first step toward elimination of US section 232 tariffs and ratification of USMCA trade agreement