Procedures for Canoe/Kayak Commercial Vessel Registration

The following is a simplified version of the vessel registration procedures. For a more detailed version with all the regulations listed consult: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/marinesafety/oep-vesselreg-smallcomm-procedures-457.htm All commercial canoes and kayaks are to be registered in Canada in accordance with the provisions set out in Part 2 of the Canada Shipping Act 2001 (CSA 2001). [readon2 url=”index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=283:procedures-for-canoekayak-commercial-vessel-registration&catid=75&Itemid=198″]Read a […]

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Procedures for Canoe/Kayak Commercial Vessel Registration

The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities made an announcement on March 17, 2011 that registration is no longer required for human-powered vessels, small sailing vessels and small vessels that are equipped with a motor less than 10 horsepower. For more information please contact Transport Canada.   Posted: Feb 26, 2011Read the […]

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Guided Excursion Small Vessel Regulations FAQ

The FAQ’s below are answers to common questions we receive. They are rough guidelines based on our interpretation of the regulations based on our discussions with Transport Canada, but in no way should these be taken as an the authoritative answer. We suggest you contact Transport Canada directly for any specific answers to your questions. […]

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Waterfront Canoe Instructor Membership Update

New for 2011 is a Waterfront Canoe Instructors only category.  The rate for this membership category is $ 20. plus GST or HST (applicable provincial tax). This will allow these instructors to register and teach Waterfront Canoe courses only.  This membership level does not include Kanawa issues, Heritage River Calendar, PC decal or Instructor Pro-Deal […]

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Paddle Canada to Launch SUP program next spring

Media Release (copy) Paddle Canada to release SUP program next spring Paddle Canada has announced that it is developing a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) program for release next spring! Stand Up Paddleboarding uses a large surfboard and a long canoe paddle to travel on oceans, rivers and flatwater while standing. SUP has an ancient Hawaiian […]

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