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Welcome to June!

The Canadian boating industry will receive a welcome shot in the arm as NMMA Canada announces new government funding focussing on boating safety and consumer education. Read about it below. Also in the news the Jeppesen sale to Digital Marine Solutions has closed, look for education opportunities with Boating BC and learn how you can provide Chinese translation to your boating clients. All of this and saving a lifeboat in today's issue of Boating Industry Canada News Week

Terri Hodgson,
Online Editor
thodgson@kerrwil.com
@BoatIndCan
 
NMMA Funding
Associations

NMMA CANADA RECEIVES FUNDING TO SUPPORT BOATING SAFETY IN CANADA

NMMA Canada will receive $312,000 over the next three years as part of the Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund (SARNIF) to create a safe boating application for smartphones to educate boaters and improve safety awareness… Read More
 
Jeppesen Cmap
Mergers

JEPPESEN COMPLETES SALE OF ITS MARINE BUSINESS TO DIGITAL MARINE SOLUTIONS

Jeppesen has announced that it has completed the sale of its marine business to Digital Marine Solutions. Under Digital Marine Solutions, the former Jeppesen Marine will trade under the C-Map brand name... Read More
 
Waterkeeper
 
Glen Spartz
Education

MMT LEVEL ONE OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

The next Level One intake of the Marine Mechanical Technician Apprenticeship program at BCIT starts on October 10th… Read More
 
MPS Canada
Distributors

MARINE PARTS SUPPLY OF CANADA TO BE SOLE DISTRIBUTOR OF OMC SYSTEMATCHED

BRP US Inc (BRP) and Marine Parts Supply of Canada (MPS) are pleased to announce that BRP has appointed Marine Parts Supply of Canada the sole distributor of BRP's "OMC Systematched" product line within Canada. OMC Systematched products are items that are the OEM replacement part and maintenance item for legacy Johnson and Evinrude outboards as well as OMC sterndrive engines. Read More
 
Bridgeport Marina
 
Boating In BC Chinese Services
Associations

DO YOU OFFER SERVICES IN CHINESE?

Boating BC is in the process of developing a new website and online portal for their members. Members who offer services in Chinese - or have translators on staff - will now be able to list that offer on their member profiles… Read More
 
Yamaha Steve Cyr
People

YAMAHA MOTOR CANADA ANNOUNCES DISTRICT SALES MANAGER FOR OUTBOARD

Yamaha Motor Canada is pleased to announce Steve Cyr has assumed a new role as District Sales Manager for Outboard Motors exclusively in British Columbia's Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island… Read More
 
Steveston Lifeboat
Fundraisers

STEVESTON LIFEBOAT NEEDS YOUR HELP: JUNE 15TH

The Steveston Lifeboat is a private vessel, owned by renowned marine artist and mariner, John Horton, who has volunteered the boat for Search & Rescue use in Steveston since 1988. The vessel has a rich heritage that started with the US Navy in Pearl Harbour in 1944 - you can read its full story here... Read More
 
MJM 50z Feature
Manufacturer Spotlight

COMPELLING FEATURES OF THE MJM 50Z

The 50z has become world renowned for its innovative flush, main deck design with side and transom boarding doors making it easy to board and move on one level from aft deck to helm… Read More
 
Mercury 115Pro
Awards

MERCURY MARINE WINS READERS' CHOICE AWARDS

Mercury Marine will be presented the Game & Fish/Sportsman Magazine's Readers' Choice Award for "Favourite Outboard" during the 2016 ICAST show… Read More
 
Calendar
Calendar

Check out all of the upcoming events in your Boating Industry

Spring Boat, Cottage and Outdoor Show
Port of Orillia, Orillia ON
June 10 - 12, 2016
Women on the Water Regatta 2016
Etobicoke Yacht Club
June 18, 2016
Redpath Waterfront Festival
Ports Toronto Waterfront
July 1-3, 2016
... View All Events
 
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June 7, 2016 • Volume 10 • Issue 23
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