Click on video to view a message from a regional representative. You may reach out to these provincial representatives at the contact information given, for more on safe boating information in that region.

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English interview only
Ian Gilson
Canadian Safe Boating Council, Director
Ian Gilson is a Director with the Canadian Safe Boating Council and a Coxswain with the Canadian Coast Guard Central and Arctic Region performing Search & Rescue duties on the western end of Lake Ontario.
Ian Gilson - CSBC
English interview only
Dawn Colquhoun
Regional Manager, Office of Boating Safety, Transport Canada, Ontario
Dawn Colquhoun has been with the Office of Boating Safety for 20 years. She started by building databases for the branch and is currently the Manager of the Office of Boating Safety (OBS), ON Region. Her extended family has a small boat building business and are avid boaters.
Dawn Colquhoun
Transport Canada, Ontario
English interview only
Sgt.Dave Moffatt
Ontario Provincial Police, Provincial Marine Coordinator, Highway Safety Division
Sgt. Dave Moffatt has been a member of the Ontario Provincial Police for over 25 years. He became a Marine Officer in 2000 and became heavily involved in Marine Safety in Ontario’s cottage country, the Muskoka Lakes. In 2018, he became the Provincial Marine Coordinator for the Ontario Provincial Police and looks after the Marine program within the OPP as well as liaises with the Federal Government regarding marine legislation.
Sgt.Dave Moffatt -OPP
(705) 644-1097
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Watch for the Weather to Boat App later this season.

This free App from the CSBC will be your one stop shop for boating. In addition to up-to-date marine and local weather forecasts, it also provides lots of information that will help you enjoy your boating experience even more. File an electronic trip plan with emergency contact alerting, check on the safety equipment required for your vessel, enhance your boating knowledge with boating safety tips and videos, find geo-referenced marinas and boat launches close to you and much more. Let the new Weather to Boat App help you decide whether to boat and keep tabs on the weather while you are out.