All Canada articles – Page 3

  • Breakwater

    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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    Product Launch

    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.

  • Rutgerson

    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.

  • News

    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    Friday afternoon’s announcement that the US government has rescinded its Section 232 tariffs on aluminium and steel imported from Canada and Mexico, and the corresponding removal of Mexican tariffs on US-made boats, are being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.

  • Canada_US puzzle pieces

    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

  • Paddling

    Canadian government seeks comment on proposed PFD, signal standards


    Consultation period for potential amendments to safety device regulations concludes May 17

  • TIBS

    NMMA Canada to release initial 2018 Statistical Abstract sections on May 10


    New data expected to clarify impacts of retaliatory tariffs on boat imports, sales

  • Sea-Doo RXT-X

    BRP honoured with seven Red Dot Design Awards


    Seven products manufactured by BRP have been recognised by the prestigious Red Dot Design Awards, including its new Sea-Doo RXT-X and Sea-Doo Fish Pro personal watercraft (PWC).

  • KingFisher's latest model, the 3125 GFX

    KingFisher named one of Canada’s best-managed companies


    Vernon, British Columbia-based boatbuilder KingFisher Boats has been named one of Canada’s top employers as part of the 2019 Best Managed Companies program.

  • Boating in Canada's westernmost province

    Boating BC announces 2019 grant and sponsorship recipients


    Boating BC, the recreational boating industry trade association for Canada’s westernmost province, has announced that it will award more than C$20,000 in grants and scholarships to support a wide range of initiatives aimed at positively impacting recreational boating opportunities in British Columbia.

  • John Mitchell, CMP president

    CMP Group CEO announces retirement


    British Columbia, Canada-based CMP Group Ltd has announced that CEO John Mitchell will retire next month, concluding a 31-year career as the driving force behind one of the country’s largest marine parts and accessories manufacturing concerns. Mitchell will officially step down on April 15.

  • Derelict boat

    Canadian government passes derelict boats legislation


    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


    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

    Ottawa Boat Show posts attendance gain


    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.

  • News

    BRP ups its alternative energy game with Alta Motors purchase


    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

    Vancouver show attendance better than expected


    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.


    Evinrude donates $2m in engines to ABYC foundation


    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.