Safety is a shared responsibility of Canadian waterway users and the organizations that govern them.
Boaters must operate their boats safely. This means you must learn and follow the rules that apply to your boat as well as to the waters where you will be boating.
An enforcement officer may inspect your boat and monitor your boating activities to make sure you meet the requirements that apply. An enforcement officer may also direct or prohibit vessel movement in the interest of public safety. An operator may face fines and/or imprisonment if they fail or refuse to stop and comply with law enforcement requests.
Enforcement officers may:
A enforcement officer can be:
When heading out in your motorized boat, make sure to bring on board: