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Vessel Tariff Could Prove Costly for Industry

Canada’s $10-billion recreational boating industry is caught in the middle of a trade war with its powerful neighbour to the south. As trade talks between Canada and the United States continued on a downward spiral this past spring, U.S. President Donald Trump lived up to an earlier threat and slapped a 25 per cent tariff on steel and a 10 per cent tariff on aluminum from Canada. While it is more than reasonable for Canada to retaliate to these tariffs, what is questionable and seemin...

A New Course for Atlantic Boating

Welcome to the winter 2018 issue of Atlantic Boating Magazine — the first published under the Navigator Publishing brand. Navigator Publishing has been covering the commercial marine industry in Atlantic Canada for more than two decades and we are now excited about the opportunity to broaden our scope to include recreational sail and power boats. According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the recreational boating industry in Canada had an estimated 2016 revenue of $10 ...