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Boating BC announces scholarship recipients

Eight students have been awarded the Glenn Spartz Scholarship from Boating BC in order to further pursue their careers in the marine industry. Created specifically in response to the growing demand for skilled marine trades, the scholarship directly supports individuals working towards their educational and career goals. “As our industry continues to grow, one of the challenges we face is ...

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Canadian Government passes Abandoned Vessels Act

Wrecked, abandoned, and hazardous vessels, including small boats, pose environmental, economic, and safety hazards, and are a concern for coastal and inland water communities across Canada. The Government of Canada, through its Oceans Protection Plan, is taking action to deter this irresponsible practice and recently passed Bill C-64: the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act. The Act prohibits vessel abandonment and ...

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