Historic Canals Regulations (SOR/93-220)

Regulations are current to 2015-06-09 and last amended on 2015-06-05. Previous Versions

Fire

  •  (1) No person shall light or maintain a fire on historic canal lands except

    • (a) in a stove, fireplace or other receptacle or place designated for that purpose; or

    • (b) in a portable stove or other similar device in a place designated, by means of a sign or notice, for that purpose.

  • (2) No person who lights or maintains a fire on historic canal lands shall leave the fire unattended.

  • (3) Every person who lights or maintains a fire on historic canal lands shall extinguish the fire when it is no longer required.

Domestic Animals

  •  (1) Every person who brings a pet onto historic canal lands shall ensure that the pet is

    • (a) restrained by a harness or a leash that is no longer than 3 m; or

    • (b) confined in a container or enclosure.

  • (2) Every person who is in charge of a pet on historic canal lands shall ensure that any excrement or other solid waste that originates from the pet is disposed of in a receptacle or removed from the historic canal lands.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2) and section 47, no person shall bring livestock onto historic canal lands.

  • (2) The superintendent may, on receipt of an application, issue a permit authorizing the applicant to bring a horse onto historic canal lands.

  • SOR/2002-191, s. 5(E).

 [Repealed, SOR/2015-134, s. 12]

PART IIINAVIGATION

Fitting of Vessels

 Every owner of a vessel that is in historic canal waters shall ensure that

  • (a) the vessel is fitted with good and sufficient mooring lines; and

  • (b) any fender attached to the vessel is securely fastened to the vessel and made of material that will float.

Condition and Operation of Vessels

 No person in charge of a vessel shall operate the vessel in a historic canal where the dimensions, configuration, draught or condition of the vessel or the goods or equipment on the vessel may

  • (a) damage the historic canal;

  • (b) endanger the safety of persons using the historic canal; or

  • (c) delay or obstruct navigation.

 Every person in charge of a vessel that is in a historic canal shall

  • (a) obey all traffic control devices; and

  • (b) comply with the instructions of employees and peace officers in respect of the safe and orderly use of locks and navigation channels.

 Every person in charge of a vessel that is in a historic canal shall operate the vessel in a manner that ensures that its wake is minimized and that the vessel and its wake do not compromise the safety of persons or vessels or cause damage to the shoreline or to any vessel, works, equipment or object.

  • SOR/2015-134, s. 13.