Canada Shipping Act and How it Relates to You

The Canadian Shipping Act affects you every time you and your watercraft head out onto the water. That’s not even an exaggeration. Even if you haven’t heard of the Act since history class (or even then) it’s actually one of the most important pieces of legislation having to do with boating in Canada. If you’re…

Using Form 17 Application for the Registration of a Government Ship Under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, Subsection 46 (3)

It is important that you follow all the laws set forth by Transport Canada so that you can legally operate your ship in the Canadian waters. While there are differences in requirements depending on if you have a pleasure craft or commercial vessel, there are strict regulations you must follow if you are a government…

The Important Role of Transport Canada

Every government around the world has an agency that oversees the transportation policies and regulations set forth by the country. These departments have a great responsibility today. Specially, with the conditions that exist in the world today and with the ever-expanding modes of transportation that come up. People are adding more vehicles and vessels to…

Registering Your Vessel Can Be a Valuable Tool for Marine Safety

A responsible boat owner will always put the safety of their passengers first. You want to make sure that you have an adequate supply of life jackets, follow appropriate dockside protocols, and obey all the laws of operation while you’re out on Canadian waters. Chances are, you’re aware of these simple best practices for marine…