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2019

WELLS FARGO SHARES IMPORTANT FIRST QUARTER CANADIAN INDUSTRY DATA - IRWIN JACOBS AND WIFE DEAD IN MURDER-SUICIDE April 16, 2019
BRUNSWICK CORPORATION NAMES CHRISTOPHER DREES PRESIDENT, MERCURY MARINE April 9, 2019
ONTARIO GOVERNMENT CONSIDERING INCREASING ETHANOL IN FUELS - KINGFISHER RECOGNIZED WITH THE PRESTIGIOUS CANADA’S BEST MANAGED COMPANIES DESIGNATION April 2, 2019
BOATING ONTARIO AND THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION OF ONTARIO ANNOUNCE NEW DEALER PLATES AND SERVICE PLATES FOR TRAILERS March 26, 2019
ROBIN MCKEOWN OF QUEEN’S COVE MARINA BECOMES CANADA’S FIRST FEMALE CERTIFIED MARINA MANAGER – FUELING THE DISCUSSION March 19, 2019
PASSAGE OF ABANDONED VESSELS ACT AN IMPORTANT STEP IN ADDRESSING ISSUE OF DERELICT BOATS - MARKETING FUEL FOR BOATERS March 12, 2019
CANADIAN HOUSE OF COMMONS TRADE COMMITTEE REPORT HIGHLIGHTS IMPACT OF RETALIATORY TARIFFS - WELLS FARGO CDF SHARES Q3 2018 MARINE INDUSTRY DATA March 5, 2019
GROUPE BENETEAU UNVEILS ITS FIRST MOTOR FOILER - 57TH VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW CONCLUDES WITH STRONG ATTENDANCE February 26, 2019
EVINRUDE DONATES $2 MILLION IN ENGINES TO ABYC - MERCURY MARINE LAUNCHES NEW 400HP VERADO February 19, 2019
CATALINA YACHTS ACQUIRES TRUE NORTH LINE OF DOWNEAST POWERBOATS - REGISTER NOW FOR THE ABYC ELECTRICAL CERTIFICATION COURSE MARCH 16, 2019 February 12, 2019
PRINCECRAFT BOATS WINS 2019 EMPLOYER OF CHOICE - PRESTIGE YACHTS WILL BECOME THE FIRST YACHTS TO DEMONSTRATE DOCKSENSE -ASSISTED DOCKING SYSTEM- TECHNOLOGY February 5, 2019
NMMA Canada Honours Brock Elliott From Campion Marine With 2019 Hall of Fame Award January 29, 2019
Employer Of Choice Award Winners Announced - New Mercury 5hp Propane Fourstroke Makes Global Debut At TIBS January 22, 2019
Tariff Opposition Continues - Don’t Miss The Employer Of Choice (BICEOC) Award Presentation At TIBS January 15, 2019
Mercury Marine Celebrates 80th Anniversary In 2019 - You Are Invited To Attend The NMMA Canada Boating Industry Breakfast At TIBS January 8, 2019
2018
You Are Invited To Attend The NMMA Canada Boating Industry Breakfast At TIBS - Kingfisher Boats Is Expanding December 18, 2018
Mission Critical Electronics Acquires Xantrex Mobile Power Assets From Schneider Electric - Acquisition Of Delphia Yachts December 11, 2018
New Look News Week - Tariff Update from NMMA December 4, 2018
Atlantic Marine Trades Announces New Name, New Board - Last Week To Participate In Succession Planning Survey November 27, 2018
Innovation Key To Marine Industry Growth - Employer of Choice Tackles The Dwindling Workforce Challenge November 20, 2018
Last Week To Complete The Succession Survey – Brainstorming Staffing Solutions At Boating Ontario Conference November 13, 2018
Urgent Survey - KV Private Equity Acquires Campion Boats – Mercury Marine Guinness Record November 6, 2018
Participate in our National Survey - Brunswick CEO Mark Schwabero to Retire; New CEO David Foulkes Announced October 30, 2018
Quadrant Marine – Be a Marine Service Technician by 20 - Christophe Lavigne Appointed President of Groupe Beneteau's US Brands October 23, 2018
Canada Metal (Pacific) Sold To Equity Firm - The Boating BC Conference Announces Sam Dantzler as a Keynote Speaker October 16, 2018
IBEX Innovation Awards - Exclusive Feature Story - Yamaha West Coast New Engine Introduction October 9, 2018
Future Of Bavaria Yachtbau Secured - Webasto Debuts Industry First A/C & Heating Solution For Open Cockpit Boats October 2, 2018
Fall Dealer Meetings and Award Winners - Boating Industry Canada Interviews Mercury Marine President John Pfeifer  September 25, 2018
Mastercraft to Buy Crest Pontoon – Marquis to Produce Lexus Yachts September 18, 2018
ICOMIA STATISTICS BOOK 2017 PUBLISHED - VOTING IS OPEN FOR THE 2018 NMEA PRODUCT EXCELLENCE AWARDS September 11, 2018
Insider Information - Boating Ontario Trailer License Initiative September 4, 2018
Malibu Buys Pursuit - Enter the IFAI Excellence Awards August 28, 2018
Boating BC to Offer IMI Marina Training - Beneteau Antares Arrives in North America August 21, 2018
BRP to Acquire Manitou Pontoon Manufacturer - Marine Industry First - Raymarine Delivers Axiom AUV APP August 14, 2018
Boating Ontario Digs Deep into the Career Path of a Service Technician August 7, 2018
NMMA Canada Writes Minister Chrystia Freeland - Marquis-Larson will Introduce New Marquis Line in 2019 July 31, 2018
Boating Ontario Digs Deep into Career Path of a Service Technician - Top Tuners to Attend Yamaha Tech GP on July 24 July 24, 2018
Tariffs and the Less Said the Better - Take the AMI Marina Tour at IBEX July 17, 2018
Industry Needs to be United on Tarrifs - Navico and C-Map Announce Merger July 10, 2018
BRP Acquires Alumacraft Boats – Brunswick to Acquire Power Products’ Global Marine & Mobile Businesses July 3, 2018
Foreign Affairs Minister Listens to the Boating Industry - $2 Million Investment at Princecraft Boats June 26, 2018
Support NMMA Action on the 10% Tariff on U.S Boats - Perfect Time to Join Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice Award Program June 19, 2018
Next Steps on the 10% Tariff on U.S Boats - Boating Ontario Announces MarineWorx Development Fund June 12, 2018
Special Report 10% Tariff on Boats - Canadian Boat Show Appoints Official Print and Digital Show Guide Publisher for 2019 June 5, 2018
2018 Canadian Hall of Fame Inductions announced - Volvo Ocean Race, Newport May 29, 2018
MERCURY ANNOUNCES NEW V8 and V6 MODELS - NATIONAL SAFE BOATING AWARENESS WEEK May 22, 2018
National Safe Boating Awareness Week - Calling Now to Join BICEOC Awards Program May 15, 2018
Industry Saddened by Passing of Jonathan Lee – Charting a New Course for The Maritime Museum of BC May 8, 2018
NMMA Canada "Day on the Hill" 2018 - NMMA Canada Releases First Sections of 2017 Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract May 1, 2018
Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice Awards - Quebec Maritime Association 2018 Gala and Awards April 24, 2018
Boating BC Announces 2018 Grants - AMI Marina Surveys Available April 17, 2018
CAREER PROFILES LIBRARY OPENS - 40% OF BOATERS SET OUT WITHOUT LEGALLY REQUIRED SAFETY EQUIPMENT April 10, 2018
Boating Ontario Regional Meetings Orillia - Sailor Lost in Volvo Ocean Race April 3, 2018
Reports Record Fiscal Year 2018 Results - AMI Releases Annual Marina Trends Survey Report March 27, 2018
NMMA and ICOMIA Issue Joint Statement on Aluminum and Steel Tarrifs - NSBA AGM and Awards March 20, 2018
BOATING ONTARIO REGIONAL MEETINGS START OFF STRONG – INDUSTRY MOURNS KARIN LARSON March 13, 2018
NMMA Sounds Alarm on Aluminum and Steel Tariff Announcement from White House - Boating Ontario Regional Meetings March 6, 2018
Marine Industry Career Stories - Miami Yacht Show Relocates February 27, 2018
 Marine Industry Career Stories - NMMA in the House of Commons February 20, 2018
 Share Your Marine Career Story - Fill-in-The-Guide-Form February 13, 2018
Share Your Marine Industry Career Story - Boating BC Brings Back Grant and Sponsorship Programs February 6, 2018
56th Vancouver Boat Show Success - M&P Mercury Wins Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice Award January 30, 2018
Harold Copping - SeaStar Solutions Honored with 2018 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame Award - News Week Interviews Volvo Penta's Ron Huibers January 23, 2018
BOATING INDUSTRY CANADA EMPLOYER OF CHOICE AWARD – HELP WITH BC ABANDONED AND DERELICT VESSELS January 16, 2018
REGISTER NOW FOR THE NMMA CANADA TORONTO BOAT SHOW BREAKFAST - ABYC COURSES IN CANADA January 9, 2018
2017
REGISTER NOW FOR THE NMMA CANADA TORONTO BOAT SHOW BREAKFAST December 19, 2017
Brunswick Corporation Intends To Sell Sea Ray - ABYC Introduces Marine Service Program For Secondary Schools December 12, 2017
Awards Announced from Boating Ontario and Boating BC – New Ownership for Parkbridge Marinas December 5, 2017
New President for AMTA - Experience the Industry on the IFAI Expo Floor in Montreal November 28, 2017
Mark D Schwabero - Growth Good, but the World is Changing - Campion Wins METS Environment Award November 21, 2017
40 Million Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled - ABYC Training in Canada November 14, 2017
Join The Inaugural Boating BC Marina Sector Seminar - Gov. Rick Scott Announces Canadian Power Play Program To Attract Canadian Visitors To Florida November 7, 2017
Garmin Acquires Navionics - Canadian Yachting and Boating Industry Canada Boost Social Media Program October 31, 2017
Information from the Grow Boating Summit at IBEX - CASBAs Nominations Recognize Important Safe Boating Acts October 24, 2017
Pride Marine Group acquires George's Marine and Sports - 2018 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame - Call for Nominations October 17, 2017
The Industry Mourns the Loss of George Cuthbertson – NMEA Names 2017 Product Award Winners October 10, 2017
Succession Planning is a Necessity • Q&A with Mercury’s Randy Caruana October 3, 2017
IBEX Innovation Award Winners Announced - Boating Ontario Awards Nominations September 26, 2017
IBEX 2017 Opens in Tampa - Canadian Dealers make Monterey Boats Top CSI Awards September 19, 2017
Marina Succession Planning Starts Now - Jackson's Point Harbour Development Update September 12, 2017
Meade A. Gougeon - September 25, 1938–August 27, 2017 - Honda Canada Foundation Puts Busy Rescue Boat back on the Water September 5, 2017
Boating Ontario Credit Card Fraud Alert - Canadian Dealers Honoured August 29, 2017
Industry Mourns the loss of John Roy - ABYC Training in Ontario August 22, 2017
Interview with Mayor of Georgina on Lake Simcoe Development - Volvo Penta Introduces new 1,000 HP Engine August 15, 2017
NMMA Canada releases statistical abstract - Pennies from Heaven August 8, 2017
More from New Boating Ontario CEO - Alberta Marine, Calgary Flames "Hero" Program August 1, 2017
STARTboating Campaign encourages new boaters - Do you have a Dame Award new product entry? July 25, 2017
Major Announcement From Boating Ontario – Celebrating Canada’s 150th With Classic Boats July 18, 2017
NMMA Supports Canadian Marine Exporters – Ontario Father To Row 4,000 km For Charity

July 11, 2017

Jeanneau Outboards Come to Canada - IMBC Call For Presenters July 4, 2017
Canada Day 150 Boating - Swimming Near Boat Docks Claims More Lives June 27, 2017
NMMA Invites Your NAFTA Comments - Ottawa Show Sold June 20, 2017
Volvo Penta Expands Georgian College Facilities - Port McNicoll Development Sold June 13, 2017
Is High Water Affecting You? June 6, 2017
Boating Season Opener - National News May 30, 2017
Top Stories - 2017 Season Opener May 23, 2017
Detailed Coverage of the NMMA "Day On The Hill" May 16, 2017
Special “Impact" Feature - Tom MacNair - Plus 18 News Stories May 9, 2017
Important and Timely Research - News and Exciting New Products May 2, 2017
Critical Staffing Needs - Employees and Employers Meet Here! April 25, 2017
Info on RBAC | Boat Show Winners | Strictly Sail Joins MIBS April 18, 2017
Marine Electronics Audio “Pop” Explained | NMMA Canada Tables Report | Current Marine Industry Stock April 11, 2017
Introducing Our New Look for Boating Industry Canada News Week! April 4, 2017
Lowrance Celebrates 60 Years | Durasafe Electronics Lock | Moncton Boat Show March 28, 2017
Boat Trailer Insurance Mysteries | The Art of Sailing | Custom Boat Decking March 21, 2017
New Electric Watercraft | Industry Mourns Che Decastro | Automatic Outboard Flushing System March 14, 2017
Marine Technician Training | Tall Ship Sailing Itinerary | Marine Related Charity Funding March 7, 2017
Mercury Marine Introduces VesselView | Parks Canada Projects | Garmin Reports Solid Growth February 28, 2017
New Manufacturing and Distribution Alliance | New Marina & Pavilion for IBEX | Walker Bay Announces New Distributor February 21, 2017
Prestige Launches New Flybridge 460 | Unprecedented Growth for Seakeeper | New MOB Device Life Cell February 14, 2017

TIBS Attendance Growth | HIBS Guide Now Available | Marina Trends Survey Released

February 7, 2017
Show Results | More Shows to Come | 2016 CASBA's January 31, 2017
Good Crowds on Opening Weekend | Plenty of Boats to See | Bear Mountain Boats is Moving January 24, 2017
Register for the Industry Breakfast at TIBS | Boat Show Guides now Available | Boat Show Announcements January 17, 2017
Register for the Industry Breakfast | Kids Learn to Fish | NMEA Board of Directors January 10, 2017
Industry Breakfast at TIBS | Boat Builder's Shop Destroyed | Rossiter Boats Announces New Dealers January 4, 2017
2016
Happy Holidays from Boating Industry Canada's News Week December 20, 2016
The Boat Show Countdown | ISO Standards Packages | Underwater Lighting December 13, 2016
Post-Conference Reports | VHF DSC Simulator | Wi-Fish Mobile App Updated December 6, 2016
New Sail Canada CEO | Rossiter Boats Picnic | Mock Oil Spill November 29, 2016
Brunswick Corporation Buys Paynes Marine | Successful Shows | Register Now November 22, 2016
Unique Opportunity | Sneak Peak | IRC Boat of the Year November 15, 2016
Boating Ontario Conference Update | Combined Training Event | New Board of Directors November 8, 2016
Boating Conferences | Cruisers Yachts New 54 Flybridge | Boat Show Updates November 1, 2016
Attend the Boating Ontario Conference | CC Marine Show | Boat Warehouse Wins Admiral Award October 25, 2016
IBEX Results | Conference Updates | Marina Survey October 18, 2016
IBEX & METSTRADE | Innovation Awards | Algae Blooms October 11, 2016
Presidents Awards Nominations Open | Edson Awards Announced | New Products at IBEX October 4, 2016
BIC with Mercury | NMMA Nominations | Upcoming Conferences and more… September 27, 2016
BIC Digital Issue Out Now | Mercury Fury 4 | Evinrude Sale | AMTA AGM and more… September 20, 2016
50 Years for Kimpex | Installer Training | Marine Click Flooring and more… September 13, 2016
New from Beneteau | IBEX Dock Exhibit | SNAME Reg Open and more… September 6, 2016
Neptunus Launch | Hatfield Celebration Invitation | Ottawa Show Evolves and more… August 30, 2016
Chris-Craft | Durasafe | Fall Marine Conferences and more… August 23, 2016
Volvo Penta Expansion | New Marine App | Torqeedo on the Rideau and more… August 16, 2016
Derek Hatfield | CC Marine Show | ABYC Standards Update and more… August 9, 2016
Boat Inspections | NMEA Combined Training | B&G Software Update and more… August 2, 2016
Low Water on Rideau | New Yachts | Garmin Data Community and more… July 26, 2016
Do Pokémon Wear Life Jackets? | Lots of New Boats | Upcoming Conferences and more… July 19, 2016
9 Towing Tips | ESD Awareness | Evinrude Summer Sale and more… July 12, 2016
Rescue at Sea | Day on the Water | Clean Marine | Product Innovation and more… July 5, 2016
Trent-Severn Infrastructure Injection | Dock Like a Boss | BRP & Evinrude | AMTA AGM  and more... June 28, 2016
Cruise with Cruisers | Job Opportunity | Accessible Yachting | Awards Nominations and more… June 21, 2016
Vintage Boat Show | Boating BC Conference | Chris-Craft Commander | BIC Digital Issue and more… June 14, 2016
New Funding for Our Industry | Jeppesen Sale | Chinese Translation and more… June 7, 2016
Safe Locking | CMP Expansion | Misfueling Risks and more May 31, 2016
Safe Boating Week | Labour Survey | Fuel Standards Changing and more… May 24, 2016
Neptunus 65 | NMMA Day on the Hill | New from Yamaha | QMA Awards and more...  May 17, 2016
Cold Water Safety Review | Boating Ontario Conference 2016 | Mercury News | Product Innovation and more… May 10, 2016
Policy Changes at MNRF | Boating BC in Ottawa | MERV Regulations | Mercury's Active Trim and more… May 3, 2016
High Water Levels | Carmanah Financials | Marine Electronics | Floating Mercedes and more… April 26, 2016
Boating Ontario & Fiat | New Outboard Technology from BRP | Great Lakes Survey and more… April 19, 2016
Association Regional Meetings | Invitation from Minister | SNAME 2016 | Helm Chairs and more… April 12, 2016
April BIC Sneak Peek | You're Invited | Looking Ahead at BRP | Product Focus and more… April 5, 2016
Ian Bruce | Moncton Show | Product Focus | NMEA and more… March 29, 2016
72 New Evinrude Dealers | Freedom in Vancouver | Invasive Species Tools and more… March 22, 2016
Get Your Pass | Lagoon 42 | New from Furuno | Victoria Show and more… March 15, 2016
Jay Leno | Tech Training | Day on the Hill | NMEA Standards Online and more… March 8, 2016
BIC at the NSBA Conference | Garmin Software Updates | Products in the Spotlight and more… March 1, 2016
Back from Miami Show | Ski with Boating Ontario | Canadian IMI Winners and more... February 23, 2016
BIC Sneak Peek | Training Opportunities | Halifax Show Guide Download and more… February 16, 2016
Marine Trade Conference | Volvo Penta Service | What’s Up in Miami and much more... February 9, 2016
MJM Yachts | BIC at Boot | VIBS Results | New Products … February 2, 2016
M&P Mercury in Top 5 | $ Injection to BC Marine Trades | Nova Scotia Marine Conference and more… January 26, 2016
Download Vancouver Show Guide | Upcoming Shows | Boating BC AGM and more… January 19, 2016
Have Your PFD Inspected | Boat Shows Everywhere | Marquis and Carver and more… January 12, 2016
Industry Breakfast | Download Your Show Guide | Waterkeepers | Free Lockage and more… January 5, 2016
2015
Top 10 of 2015 December 29, 2015
Happy Holidays from Boating Industry Canada's News Week December 22, 2015
BIC Digital Issue | Beneteau 62 | IMBC Speakers | New Software and more… December 15, 2015
GT40 Sneak Peek | Conference Highlights | Nuclear Waste and more… December 8, 2015
More Top 100 | Man in Motion | Clean Drinking Water On Board and more… December 1, 2015
Who's in the Top 100 Dealers? | METS 2015 | Kanter 68 and more...  November 24, 2015
Remembering Joe Colautti | Jeanneau Prestige 680 | Beneteau Monte Carlo 6 and Upcoming Shows… November 17, 2015
Technical Training | Georges & Avalon | Trent Bridge Closure and more… November 10, 2015
Ted Dallimore | CC Marine | WMTC Events and more… November 3, 2015
Boating Ontario RFQ | Training Opportunities | New Electronics and more… October 27, 2015
Marquis & Carver Welcome Hurst | NMMA Hall of Fame | WMTC Coming Up | Al Donaldson Retiring and more... October 20, 2015
NMEA Tech Training | Pride Marine | Fugawi Open House and more... October 13, 2015
Cuba? You bet! | Annapolis is Calling | BC Marine Assessment and more... October 6, 2015
Mustang Recall | NMMA Nominations | Launch of the Azimut 50 and more...  September 29, 2015
IBEX Innovation Treasures | Boating Ontario New Leadership | Invasive Species | Remembering Dirk Kneulman and more... September 22, 2015
Executive Yacht | Clean Marine | Marine Techs | Volvo Penta | Beneteau and much more… September 15, 2015
New 60 Ton Lift | ABYC Standards | Beneteau Giveaway | Man and Boat Reunite and more... September 8, 2015
BIC's Latest Issue | Hanse 315 | IBEX 2015 Hot Spots and more... September 1, 2015
Schooner Cove Marine's Wayne Hoskin | Boating B.C. Wins Award | Boat Shows | Education and more... August 25, 2015
Cruisers Cantius 60 at Crates | Association Memberships Due | Innovative Marine Products and more… August 18, 2015
Register Now for Your Association Conference | Upcoming Shows and Expos | New From Jeanneau and more… August 11, 2015
New Mercury Warranties | SNAME Scholarships | Cruisers Meeting and more... August 4, 2015
Pleasure Craft Licensing Changes | Boat Show Reg Deadline | Training and Products…. July 28, 2015
Beware Boat Show Fraud | Electronic Product Focus | IBEX Awards and more... July 21, 2015
New Launches | Women in Marine Trades Training | Boatbuilder Awards and more... July 14, 2015
National Fishing Week | Innovative Products | Association News and more... July 7, 2015
Happy Canada Day! June 30, 2015
Invasive Species | Trent-Severn Money Announced | Sea Doo Video Fun | Monte Carlo 6 to Debut and more… June 23, 2015
Yamaha V-Max | Technician Training | Rock the Yacht | Clean Marine and more... June 16, 2015
BIC is Tweeting! | Kingston Boat Show | Rideau Canal Funding and more... June 9, 2015
Education Opps | Mercury Expands | Conference Info and Some Cool New Products... June 2, 2015
Neptunus 62 | Register for Marketing Webinar | Larson Moves into Canada and more...  May 26, 2015
Training Opportunities | Innovation Awards | Warning Labels | IBEX Expands and more... May 19, 2015
NMEA Training | Summer Students Needed | Rental Boat Safety and more... May 12, 2015
Safe Boating Week | Marine Trades Expo | Monte Carlo 6 Debut | IBEX Future Materials and more... May 5, 2015
Ficht EFIS Repair | IBEX Innovations | GPS Pro for Apple and more… April 28, 2015
NMEA 2000| Easter Seals Regatta | IBEX Reg | Beneteau | New Multi-Function from FLIR and more... April 21, 2015
BIC Digital Edition | GE Investor News | NMEA 2015 | Broker Opportunity and more... April 14, 2015
CPS On International Stage | Workshop Last Call | BC Association AGM | New Brunswick Boat Show Success and more... April 7, 2015
Dealer Best Practices Workshop | Neptunu Peak | New Cruisers Cantius | Spring Boat Shows and more... March 31, 2015
Krates Keswick Opening | Moncton and Nanaimo Boat Shows | New From Torqueedo and more March 24, 2015
High Water Danger | Marquis and Carver in Quebec | CPS Deal | Spring Fever and more… March 17, 2015
Robot Sailboat | ABYC New Director | Cool New Liferafts and more… March 10, 2015
Register for Best Practices | Sonar has New Builder | Crates Deadline | Hamilton Show and more... March 3, 2015
Corrosion Cert | Sewage Ban | Lehr's New Outboard | Coast Guard and more… February 24, 2015
Boats in Hamilton | Beneteau Partnership | BC Boating | 2 for 1 on Waterways and more... February 17, 2015
Rolex Sailor of the Year | Electrical Courses | Power Cats in the Pacific and more… February 10, 2015
Montreal Show | Heart of Georgian Bay | Poralu at the Brooklyn Bridge and more… February 3, 2015
VIBS and TIBS End on High Note | Crates Belleville Sets Itself Apart | Halifax Show on the Horizon January 27, 2015
BOATING PARTICIPATION INCREASES AS BOAT SALES EASE IN 2014 January 20, 2015
2015 Toronto Boat Show Opens | Safe Boating Awards | Boat Warehouse and Sea Ray Expand | Invasive Species Seminars and more… January 13, 2015
Boat Shows, Invasive Species and Mary Ann?  Oh my. January 6, 2015
 2014
Happy Holidays from Boating Industry Canada! December 23, 2014
Boat Shows | BC Boating Conference | Give a Little | Mercury | Gocycle and more... December 16, 2014
Best Catamaran  | Sarah Anghel | Sostad Name Change | Top Cobalt Dealers  and more... December 9, 2014
Woman of the Year | New Volvo Penta | METS 2014 | Bavaria in USA and more... December 2, 2014
METS2014 | Reader Feedback | CMC Anniversary | Boat Shows and more... November 25, 2014
CMC Marks 20 | New Home for Miami Show | NMEA Training | New Products and more... November 18, 2014
Remembrances of the Fallen | CPS Directors | Boat Shows and more... November 11, 2014
Your Input Needed on Waterways | ABBRA Conference | Lee Sails in Canada | Software Awards and more… November 4, 2014
CASBA's Closing Soon | Winterizing Quiz | Cool New LED's | NMEA Award Winners and more… October 28, 2014
Marine Museum Sinking | Marina Trends Survey | Trent Severn Closes and more… October 21, 2014
Top Gun Award, METS Hits Record Numbers, Drowning Stats for Quebec and more... October 14, 2014
IBEX Optimism, BIC New Website, Industry Kudos and New Products October 7, 2014
IBEX Products, BC Boating Conference, Chapparral and Campion too.. September 30, 2014
Pink Boat Tour, Bill Milne takes the Green Road, NMEA Speakers and more… September 23, 2014
Andre Lamothe, You're Invited to Breakfast, Education Opportunities, C&C Video and more… September 16, 2014
NMMA Making Waves, Newport, Sabre's Largest Yacht, Marlow Demo and more… September 9, 2014
Safe Boating Awards, Industry Training Opportunities, Montreal Boat Show, Portable Cooling and more… September 2, 2014
IBEX Opener Party, Award Winning Survival Suit, Marine Fuel Survey, Lighting Focus and more…. August 26, 2014
Easter Seals Success, Llloyd Crate, IBEX Innovations, New Rec Boat Models and more... August 19, 2014
Port Credit In-Water Boat Show, Icomia Publishes New Boating Statistics, Mercury Marine Launches Global Website, And More… August 12, 2014
August Issue Sneak Peek, CPS Conference, Monte Carlo 4 Debut, Fall Boat Shows August 5, 2014
Operation Dry Water, Golf Rescheduled, 3D at IBEX, Oceanis 35 and more… July 29, 2014
Volvo and Sail Canada, New Boating BC Director, IBEX Education, Invasive Species and more… July 22, 2014
The Coolest, Anchor Alarm App, Princess Yachts, Bracewell Wins Tug Contract and more… July 15, 2014
CO Houseboat Hazards, New Marine Audio Offerings, Hurricane Arthur Approaches and Build-a-Boat July 8, 2014
NMMA Success with Trent Severn, Groupe Beneteau Acquisition, Sailors Saved, Sneak Peak into our Print Edition July 1, 2014
New Mercury Offerings, Yamaha Finance, Bob Knight at IBEX, Summer Boat Shows and more… June 24, 2014
Boating Industry Canada Introduces Our New Look! June 17, 2014


 

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Ben PilonBy Rob MacLeod – The Informed Boater

Ben Pilon, CEO of Kingston Anchors and its parent company BPE Group of Companies (BPEGroup.ca) in Kingston, ON grew up in manufacturing. By the age of 15, Ben was sweeping floors in his parents company. After graduating from University of Guelph with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree, Ben’s first thought was to go into manufacturing. What he found was, Canadian banks were less receptive than he had hoped, so he started BPE Development at age 24.

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“I would like to congratulate and thank everyone who made this achievement possible,” said President Nick Stickler. “Boston Whaler is committed to the well-being of our employees — safety is more than just a priority, it’s a part of our culture. It’s a commitment to each other that we renew every single day.” 

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“KingFisher is proud to be honoured once again with the Best Managed designation” said Sarah Gregory, Director of Administration and HR, “This award is a testament to the skill and passion demonstrated by our team every day at the KingFisher Center of Excellence.”

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Grundéns, producer of foul weather gear, recently announced the expansion of its Deck-Boss footwear ...
Outdoor textiles have come a long way since cotton duck. But even the most modern, hardwearing ...
Outdoor technologies leader, Scanstrut announces a new addition to their groundbreaking ...
Blue Guard Innovations™ (BGI) has launched BG-Link, a wireless boat monitoring and alert system ...
Mercury Marine is pleased to announce the launch of the new MerCruiser V8 6.2L 370hp Jet Ready ...
Lumishore, manufacturer of high-performance LED lighting systems, has announced the release of ...
Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), has announced the ECHOMAP™ ...
As northern boat owners start taking off winter covers, their southern counterparts are deep into ...

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According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune on April 10 2019, Irwin Jacobs and his wife were found ...
Co2 Inflatables is pleased to announce that Jason Edwards, formerly of Grand/Gala Marine, will be ...
Marine electronics pioneer Darrell Lowrance, 80, passed away Saturday morning after suffering a ...
Extremely popular and well respected for leading the reemergence of Iconic Marine's three ...
Raymarine's ClearCruise Augmented Reality (AR) system was chosen as the best marine ...
On January 27th in Cortina d’Ampezzo Italy, Boat International Media hosted the Superyacht Design ...
West Marine, the world’s largest boating supply retailer, has hired retail executive Ken ...
Groupe Beneteau is announcing Christophe Lavigne’s appointment as President of US brands Four ...
Weems & Plath President Peter Trogdon has announced a “Change of Watch” at the company he ...
North Sails are pleased to announce that Robert Greenhalgh has joined the team. A key hire ...

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