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NMMA and NMMA Canada celebrate elimination of Canadian retaliatory tariffs on U.S. boats

Last week, the Government of Canada removed all retaliatory tariffs on U.S. recreational boats entering Canada, immediately ending a levy that hurt boat businesses on both sides of the border. NMMA and NMMA Canada heralded the news, calling the action a momentous step in the right direction for the North American marine industry, which has been particularly suppressed by tariffs ...

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Canadian government lifts retaliatory tariffs on boats

NMMA Canada and the Canadian Marine Trades Associations were recently advised by the Government of Canada that effective April 30, 2019, all retaliatory tariffs on U.S. recreational boats entering Canada have been removed. A joint statement from NMMA Canada and NMMA said this marks the most positive development for the industry since the tariff issues first emerged. The action from ...

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Canadian Boating Industry Applauds Call to Review Counter-Tariffs’ Impact

The Government of Ontario recently called for the federal government to review and re-consider the unintended, adverse impacts of Canada’s counter-tariffs on the Canadian boating sector. NMMA Canada and Boating Ontario applauded the move, calling the government’s acknowledgment a clear indication of recreational boating’s significant economic impact in Ontario and the entire country. In response, Sara Anghel, president of NMMA ...

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Canadian House of Commons report investigates tariff impacts

A new Canadian House of Commons International Trade Committee report finds that retaliatory tariffs are taking a toll on Canada’s economy and calls on the government to work with the U.S. on resolving the issue. The study – titled “Section 232 of the United States Trad Expansion Act: Implications of Tariffs for Canada” – includes specific mentions of the recreational ...

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NMMA Canada names 2019 Hall of Fame inductee

NMMA Canada announced the induction of Brock Elliott, retired president of Campion Marine, into the NMMA Hall of Fame. Elliott’s contributions and achievements to the recreational boating industry were recognized this morning during NMMA Canada’s Recreational Boating Industry Breakfast at the Toronto International Boat Show at the Beanfield Centre, where he was presented with the 2019 NMMA Hall of Fame Award. ...

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NMMA Canada calls for 2019 Hall of Fame nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame. Inductees in the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame include those who have, or those who continue to, generate substantial and lasting contributions toward the advancement of the marine industry.  The due date for nominations is Oct. 17. The 2019 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame inductee will be ...

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NMMA Canada submits tariff concerns regarding U.S. boats

National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada has made an official submission to the Government of Canada and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlining the association's specific concerns regarding retaliatory tariffs. NMMA Canada is urging the recreational boating industry to contact elected officials on this important matter.  Industry businesses can write the Prime Minister directly at the following address: The Right Hon. Justin ...

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NMMA Canada mourns the loss of Dave Brown

NMMA is sad to share the news that Dave Brown, past president of Mercury Marine Canada, has passed away. Dave's contributions and his impact on the marine industry will not be forgotten. Visitation was held Monday, Oct. 16, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario. A funeral service was held Tuesday, ...

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NMMA Canada mourns the loss of George Cuthbertson

NMMA is sad to share the news that George Cuthbertson, founder of Cuthbertson & Cassian (C&C) Yachts, and NMMA Canada Hall of Fame recipient in 2002, has passed away. George became the president of C&C Yachts at a time when it was the most recognized and successful production and custom boat builder in North America and the world. Leaving the ...

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Nominations open for 2018 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada Hall of Fame. Inductees in the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame include those who have, or those who continue to, generate substantial and lasting contributions toward the advancement of the marine industry. The due date for nominations is Oct. 16. The 2018 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame ...

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