Exploring the Trent-Severn Waterway by Houseboat

When I was four, my parents took my sister and I, along with my grandparents, on a houseboat trip along the Trent-Severn Waterway. I...

Top 10 Spots In Canada for Fall Boating

As the Fall equinox approaches tomorrow, it marks the official end to the "Summer of '17". While that doesn't have nearly the same ring...
Boat Notes

New Mobile App: ‘Boat Notes’ is Just Right

"In the beginning," the Canadian Safe Boating Council created Boat Notes, a precise focused overview of the most important things that a boater should...

Trent-Severn and Rideau openings delayed due to flooding

As the May long weekend approaches, the traditional start to the summer boating season in Canada, the season will be delayed a while due...

Happy 150th: Free Lockage on all Canals this summer

Happy 150th Canada! Come Enjoy Free Lockage. A milestone birthday is always a good excuse to celebrate. In 2017, Canada will mark its 150th anniversary...

BOATING ONTARIO DIRECTORY 2017 now online

The 2017 edition of Boating Ontario's annual marina and destination guide is now online here! This years edition is completely updated including: a full listing...

Friday Harbour Update – New Marina Now Flooded

The largest new in-land marina in North America is now flooded at the new Friday Harbour Resort development on Lake Simcoe. Watch a short aerial...

Friday Harbour – A Slice of Heaven on Lake Simcoe

Less than one hour’s drive up the 400 — or a 90-minute GO train ride — Friday Harbour is a new development like no...

Lake Simcoe to Georgian Bay

Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching are the largest lakes on the Trent Severn waterway. Both are long time cottage destinations in the heart of...

Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe

It was 1833 when the first lock in what would eventually become the Trent Severn Waterway was opened between Pigeon and Sturgeon Lakes. It...

The Rideau Canal and Ottawa Rivers

Recognized in 2008 as a World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal continues to be a first-class cruising destination. Linked with the Lower Ottawa River,...