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NMMA announces an easier path to boat sales in Canada

NMMA announced it is entering a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Transport Canada to ease the entry of NMMA Certified boats and yachts for sale into the Canadian marketplace. NMMA certified boat manufacturers will soon be able to provide an NMMA certificate for their certified model alongside an abbreviated Declaration of Conformity (DoC), in lieu of the more comprehensive DoC ...

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Sara Anghel named 2019 Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year

Sara Anghel of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada has been selected as the recipient of the thirty-third annual Darlene Briggs Marine Industry Woman of the Year Award. The award was presented to Anghel by the 2018 award recipient, Angela Pilkington, on Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, as part of the Dealer Week Awards Luncheon in Tampa, Fla. The Darlene ...

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NMMA Canada issues call for Hall of Fame nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 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 October 25. The 2020 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame inductee will be announced ...

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Canadian outdoor recreation trade associations form new coalition

A group of Canadian outdoor industry leaders announced today the formation of the Canadian Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (CORR) to provide a strong voice for outdoor use across Canada. CORR will unite a wide range of Canada’s leading industry stakeholders behind policies and legislative reforms needed to grow the outdoor economy, promote and expand outdoor opportunities, reasonably and responsibly conserve public ...

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NMMA Canada receives federal funding to support export opportunities

To help bolster Canada’s recreational boating industry, specifically in the global marketplace, NMMA Canada announced it was approved for $116,849 in funding from Global Affairs Canada through its CanExport Associations program. This is the seventh year that NMMA Canada has secured this funding, which will be used to support the efforts of Canadian recreational marine manufacturers to expand their business into ...

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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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