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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.


logo_toronto_starPosted: Feb 26, 2011
Read the Toronto Star recent article on Canoe/Kayak Registration

& the follow up Article Posted: March 1, 2011

Paddlers to Enjoy a Paperwork Free Summer

Posted: Feb 25, 2011 8:00 PM ET

logo_cbcCBC Ottawa shed some more light on the registration issue of kayaks and canoes for the coming season. Paddle Canada Instructor member Peter Kasurak of the Ottawa YMCA Canoe Club talks to CBC reporters along with Janet Yale of Scouts Canada. 

Watch video clip, read story (and over 250 comments from viewers and counting)