Why Did Transport Canada Ban Boats in Flooded Areas of B.C.?

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Recent floods in British Columbia have caused quite a chaotic situation for thousands of people. While many civilians are using their vessels to help the community, Transport Canada has passed a ban on non-essential boats that creates even more annoyance to an already drastic scenario. The flood wreaked havoc all across the province as entire…

Do I Need To Be Vaccinated To Navigate to Canada?

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From October 30 onwards, every single person who travels or works on federal public service and federal-regulated transportation services is required to be vaccinated. This applies to everyone boarding a Canadian vessel, be it a passenger or an employee. The Canadian federal government has established mandatory vaccination as of the ongoing COVID-19 worldwide pandemic to…

A Guide Through Transport Canada’s COVID-19 Measures

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Due to the ongoing worldwide situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, Transport Canada has issued several guidelines to reduce the spread of the virus and keep Canadians as safe as possible. Now that recreational boating season is near, increases in pleasure boat traffic may heighten the risk of COVID-19 transmission. This may be an issue for…

Canada Vessel Registry Safety Tips: What to Carry With You

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Have you been looking forward to going out on the water with your friends and family in the late summer? As the leaves start to turn colors and the temperatures stay warm, isn’t it the absolute best time of the year to take your boat out for a spin? Here at the National Vessel Registry…

How to Calculate the Tonnage Measurements of Your Vessel

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Before you get set to submit the information for vessel registration to your boat in Canada, there are some things that you need to be aware of so you are less likely to have issues with your application and cause further delays in the process. Familiarizing yourself with the paperwork is always a good idea…