Navigation Protection Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. N-22)

Act current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2017-06-22. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE(Section 3, subsections 4(1) and (3), 5(1) and 6(1), section 8, subsections 9(1), 10(1), 12(1), 13(1), 15(1), 16(1), 17(1) and 19(1), section 20, paragraphs 28(1)(e) and 28(2)(b) and (c) and subsections 29(2) to (4))Navigable Waters

PART 1

Oceans and Lakes

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemNameApproximate LocationDescription
1Arctic Ocean80°00′00″ N, 140°00′00″ WAll waters from the outer limit of the territorial sea up to the higher high water mean tide water level and includes all connecting waters up to an elevation intersecting with that level
2Pacific Ocean50°00′00″ N, 135°00′00″ WAll waters from the outer limit of the territorial sea up to the higher high water mean tide water level and includes all connecting waters up to an elevation intersecting with that level
3Powell Lake50°04′59″ N, 124°25′00″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
4Williston Lake55°57′55″ N, 123°53′37″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
5Pitt Lake49°24′53″ N, 122°33′05″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
6Harrison Lake49°26′05″ N, 121°48′35″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
7Great Bear Lake65°50′00″ N, 120°45′06″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
8Kamloops Lake50°43′59″ N, 120°37′59″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
9Okanagan Lake49°45′00″ N, 119°43′59″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
10Little Shuswap Lake50°50′59″ N, 119°37′59″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
11Shuswap Lake50°55′59″ N, 119°16′59″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
12Mara Lake50°46′59″ N, 118°59′59″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
13Lake Revelstoke51°25′09″ N, 118°27′46″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
14Kinbasket Lake52°07′59″ N, 118°27′00″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
15Lower Arrow Lake49°45′00″ N, 118°07′00″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
16Upper Arrow Lake50°34′59″ N, 117°56′59″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
17Kootenay Lake49°40′00″ N, 116°54′00″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
18Great Slave Lake61°30′00″ N, 114°00′04″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
19Lake Athabasca59°00′00″ N, 110°30′00″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
20Lake Winnipegosis52°28′59″ N, 99°58′59″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
21Lake Manitoba50°25′42″ N, 98°16′30″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
22Lake Winnipeg52°07′54″ N, 97°15′39″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
23Baker Lake64°10′00″ N, 95°29′59″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
24Lake of the Woods49°01′39″ N, 94°36′44″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
25Eagle Lake49°40′53″ N, 93°04′11″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
26Rainy Lake48°38′12″ N, 93°01′52″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
27Nipigon Lake49°50′00″ N, 88°29′59″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
28Lake Superior48°19′56″ N, 87°05′54″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
29Lake St. Clair42°24′01″ N, 82°37′27″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
30Lake Huron44°38′26″ N, 81°46′04″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
31Lake Erie42°27′14″ N, 81°07′16″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
32Nipissing Lake46°16′02″ N, 79°47′13″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
33Joseph Lake45°11′30″ N, 79°44′45″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
34Little Lake44°49′06″ N, 79°42′47″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
35Gloucester Pool44°50′41″ N, 79°42′35″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
36Cain Lake44°54′38″ N, 79°37′22″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
37Rosseau Lake45°10′30″ N, 79°36′09″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
38Muskoka Lake45°03′12″ N, 79°28′28″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
39Timiskaming Lake47°07′52″ N, 79°26′45″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
40Sparrow Lake44°49′06″ N, 79°23′46″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
41Lake Couchiching44°39′51″ N, 79°22′34″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
42Lake Simcoe44°25′24″ N, 79°22′16″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
43Vernon Lake45°19′46″ N, 79°17′49″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
44Mary Lake45°14′39″ N, 79°15′30″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
45Fairy Lake45°19′43″ N, 79°10′50″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
46Peninsula Lake45°20′20″ N, 79°06′07″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
47Lake of Bays45°14′04″ N, 79°03′02″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
48Canal Lake44°33′57″ N, 79°02′29″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
49Mitchell Lake44°34′25″ N, 78°57′01″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
50Lake Scugog44°11′00″ N, 78°51′26″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
51Balsam Lake44°34′49″ N, 78°50′29″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
52Cameron Lake44°33′07″ N, 78°45′39″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
53Sturgeon Lake44°28′27″ N, 78°41′19″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
54Pigeon Lake44°29′25″ N, 78°29′50″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
55Little Bald Lake44°34′28″ N, 78°24′54″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
56Buckhorn Lake44°29′04″ N, 78°23′44″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
57Chemong Lake44°23′18″ N, 78°23′33″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
58Big Bald Lake44°34′35″ N, 78°23′10″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
59Upper Chemong Lake44°28′52″ N, 78°20′49″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
60Lower Buckhorn Lake44°33′03″ N, 78°16′14″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
61Katchewanooka Lake44°27′15″ N, 78°15′49″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
62Lovesick Lake44°33′25″ N, 78°14′00″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
63Clear Lake44°30′55″ N, 78°11′38″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
64Fairy Lake44°32′54″ N, 78°10′14″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
65Rice Lake44°11′17″ N, 78°09′44″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
66Stony Lake44°33′45″ N, 78°06′31″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
67Big Duck Pond44°33′25″ N, 78°05′42″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
68Duck Pond44°33′40″ N, 78°05′23″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
69Lake Ontario43°47′43″ N, 77°54′19″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
70Seymour Lake44°23′05″ N, 77°48′35″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
71Colonel By Lake44°18′29″ N, 76°25′44″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
72Loon Lake44°36′41″ N, 76°23′16″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
73Pollywog Lake44°36′39″ N, 76°22′10″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
74Mosquito Lake44°36′06″ N, 76°21′57″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
75Benson Lake44°35′21″ N, 76°21′11″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
76Dog Lake44°26′07″ N, 76°20′41″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
77Upper Rideau Lake44°40′57″ N, 76°20′11″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
78Opinicon Lake44°33′32″ N, 76°19′41″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
79Cranesnest Lake44°27′44″ N, 76°19′39″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
80Indian Lake44°35′31″ N, 76°19′37″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
81Newboro Lake44°37′53″ N, 76°19′03″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
82Clear Lake44°36′19″ N, 76°18′43″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
83Cranberry Lake44°26′21″ N, 76°18′24″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
84Sand Lake44°34′06″ N, 76°15′41″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
85Little Cranberry Lake44°28′37″ N, 76°15′35″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
86Whitefish Lake44°30′56″ N, 76°14′22″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
87Lost Lake44°44′08″ N, 76°13′36″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
88Long Island Lake44°44′22″ N, 76°13′20″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
89Adams Lake44°48′42″ N, 76°12′46″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
90Big Rideau Lake44°46′14″ N, 76°12′44″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
91Little Lake44°43′39″ N, 76°10′36″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
92Lower Rideau Lake44°51′58″ N, 76°07′07″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
93Dows Lake45°23′40″ N, 75°42′05″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
94Lac des Deux Montagnes45°26′59″ N, 73°59′59″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
95Lac Memphrémagog45°08′34″ N, 72°16′08″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
96Lac Saint-Jean48°35′40″ N, 72°01′48″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
97Atlantic Ocean43°00′00″ N, 63°00′00″ WAll waters from the outer limit of the territorial sea up to the higher high water mean tide water level and includes all connecting waters up to an elevation intersecting with that level
98Bras d’Or Lake45°51′36″ N, 60°46′44″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
99Great Bras d’Or Lake46°03′24″ N, 60°42′03″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
100Lake Melville53°40′55″ N, 59°44′55″ WThe lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways

PART 2

Rivers and Riverines

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
ItemNameApproximate Downstream PointApproximate Upstream PointDescription
1Yukon River64°40′57″ N, 141°00′00″ W60°41′57″ N, 135°02′34″ WFrom the rapids near the dam in Whitehorse to the Canada–U.S. border
2Mackenzie River69°20′59″ N, 133°54′10″ W61°03′31″ N, 116°33′22″ WFrom Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean
3Skeena River54°01′00″ N, 130°06′12″ W55°41′53″ N, 127°41′40″ WFrom the confluence with the Babine River to the Pacific Ocean
4Fraser River49°06′10″ N, 123°17′59″ W53°01′50″ N, 119°12′17″ WFrom the Overland Falls to the Pacific Ocean
5Pitt River49°13′43″ N, 122°46′03″ W49°21′06″ N, 122°36′35″ WFrom Pitt Lake to the Fraser River
6Harrison River49°13′51″ N, 121°56′43″ W49°18′42″ N, 121°48′12″ WFrom Harrison Lake to the Fraser River
7Thompson River50°14′06″ N, 121°35′03″ W50°40′50″ N, 120°20′18″ WFrom South Thompson River to the Fraser River
8South Thompson River50°40′50″ N, 120°20′18″ W50°49′38″ N, 119°42′01″ WFrom Little Shuswap Lake to the Thompson River
9Kootenay River49°18′56″ N, 117°39′08″ W49°37′32″ N, 116°56′36″ WFrom Kootenay Lake to the Columbia River
10Columbia River49°00′00″ N, 117°37′55″ W52°04′30″ N, 118°33′58″ WFrom Kinbasket Lake to the Canada–U.S. border
11Bow River49°56′05″ N, 111°41′19″ W51°13′08″ N, 114°42′28″ WFrom Ghost Lake to the South Saskatchewan River
12Peace River59°00′01″ N, 111°24′47″ W56°00′48″ N, 122°12′18″ WFrom Williston Lake to the Slave River
13Athabasca River58°40′10″ N, 110°50′15″ W52°44′09″ N, 117°57′17″ WFrom the confluence with Whirlpool River to Lake Athabasca
14North Saskatchewan River53°14′07″ N, 105°04′58″ W52°22′35″ N, 115°24′05″ WFrom the confluence with Ram River to the confluence with the South Saskatchewan River
15South Saskatchewan River53°14′07″ N, 105°04′58″ W49°56′05″ N, 111°41′19″ WFrom the confluence of the Bow River and Oldman River to the confluence with the North Saskatchewan River
16Assiniboine River49°53′08″ N, 97°07′41″ W50°58′35″ N, 101°24′26″ WFrom the Shellmouth Dam to the Red River
17Red River50°23′12″ N, 96°47′58″ W49°00′02″ N, 97°13′43″ WFrom the Canada–U.S. Border to Lake Winnipeg
18Winnipeg River50°37′54″ N, 96°19′13″ W49°45′59″ N, 94°30′39″ WFrom Lake of the Woods to Lake Winnipeg
19Rainy River48°50′20″ N, 94°41′08″ W48°36′54″ N, 93°21′11″ WFrom Rainy Lake to Lake of the Woods
20St. Marys River46°03′34″ N, 83°56′44″ W46°31′13″ N, 84°37′08″ WFrom Lake Superior to Lake Huron
21Detroit River42°04′54″ N, 83°07′32″ W42°21′06″ N, 82°55′25″ WFrom Lake St. Clair to Lake Erie
22St. Clair River42°36′53″ N, 82°30′59″ W43°00′10″ N, 82°25′13″ WFrom Lake Huron to Lake St. Clair
23French River45°56′28″ N, 80°54′05″ W46°12′31″ N , 79°49′03″ WFrom Lake Nipissing to Lake Huron
24Moose River51°23′15″ N, 80°21′54″ W51°08′09″ N, 80°50′20″ WFrom the Kwetabohigan Rapids to Hudson Bay
25Severn River44°48′13″ N, 79°43′12″ W44°44′39″ N, 79°20′21″ WFrom Lake Couchiching to Lake Huron
26Grand River42°51′18″ N, 79°34′40″ W43°08′13″ N, 80°16′09″ WFrom the dam at Brantford to Lake Erie
27Holland River East Branch44°07′35.2″ N, 79°30′15.3″ W44°07′35″ N, 79°30′15″ WFrom the bridge of the Queensville Side Road to Lake Simcoe
28Holland River44°12′10″ N, 79°30′52″ W44°06′46″ N, 79°32′44″ WFrom the bridge of Bridge Street to Lake Simcoe
29Humber River43°37′55″ N, 79°28′19″ W43°39′08″ N, 79°29′44″ WFrom the rapids at Old Mill to Lake Ontario
30Welland Canal43°14′41″ N, 79°12′60″ W42°52′01″ N, 79°15′06″ WA canal that connects Lake Erie to Lake Ontario
31North Branch of Muskoka River45°16′04″ N, 79°13′45″ W45°18′42″ N, 79°11′46″ WFrom Fairy Lake to Mary Lake
32Trent Canal44°28′17″ N, 79°10′14″ W44°32′10″ N, 79°04′00″ WFrom Canal Lake to Lake Simcoe
33The Canal45°20′06″ N, 79°08′43″ W45°20′24″ N, 79°07′57″ WFrom Peninsula Lake to Fairy Lake
34Niagara River43°15′43″ N, 79°04′23″ W42°53′18″ N, 78°54′43″ WFrom Lake Erie to Lake Ontario
35Trent Canal44°34′59″ N, 79°00′34″ W44°34′39″ N, 78°53′39″ WConnecting parts of the Trent-Severn Waterway
36Rosedale River44°34′13″ N, 78°45′57″ W44°34′24″ N, 78°47′46″ WFrom Balsam Lake to Cameron Lake
37Scugog River44°24′06″ N, 78°45′00″ W44°16′9.06″ N, 78°45′11.07″ WFrom Lake Scugog to Sturgeon Lake
38Fenelon River44°31′37″ N, 78°43′41″ W44°32′13″ N, 78°44′30″ WFrom Cameron Lake to Sturgeon Lake
39Pigeon River44°21′48″ N, 78°30′54″ W44°17′56″ N, 78°33′20″ WFrom a dam in Omemee to Pigeon Lake
40Trent Canal44°17′55″ N, 78°18′17″ W44°21′12″ N, 78°17′32″ WConnecting two parts of the Otonabee River at Peterborough
41Otonabee River44°09′12″ N, 78°13′51″ W44°25′58″ N, 78°16′23″ WFrom Katchewanooka Lake to Rice Lake
42Murray Canal44°03′38″ N, 77°35′02″ W44°01′56″ N, 77°40′37″ WConnecting two parts of Lake Ontario
43Trent River / Canal44°05′59″ N, 77°34′18″ W44°15′40″ N, 78°02′51″ WFrom Rice Lake to Lake Ontario
44Petawawa River45°54′38″ N, 77°15′30″ W45°53′02″ N, 77°23′27″ WFrom the confluence with Barron River to the Ottawa River
45Cataraqui River44°13′37″ N, 76°28′27″ W44°25′36″ N, 76°18′28″ WFrom Cranberry Lake to Lake Ontario
46River Styx44°19′07″ N, 76°25′36″ W44°22′21″ N, 76°20′48″ WFrom Cataraqui River to Colonel By Lake
47Stevens Creek44°36′41″ N, 76°23′16″ W44°37′28″ N, 76°21′38″ WFrom Loon Lake to Newboro Lake
48Tay River / Canal44°52′25″ N, 76°08′10″ W44°53′50″ N, 76°15′29.5″ WFrom the Peter Street bridge in Perth to the Lower Rideau Lake
49Rideau Canal45°25′36″ N, 75°41′56″ W45°22′11″ N, 75°41′55″ WConnecting the Rideau River at Mooney’s Bay to the Ottawa River
50Rideau River45°26′29″ N, 75°41′49″ W44°52′16″ N, 76°05′01″ WFrom Lower Rideau Lake to the Ottawa River
51Kemptville Creek45°03′20″ N, 75°39′15″ W45°01′39″ N, 75°38′29″ WFrom the bridge of Highway 43 to the Rideau River
52Ottawa River45°33′59″ N, 74°23′11″ W47°07′52″ N, 79°26′45″ WFrom Timiskaming Lake to the St. Lawrence River
53Canal de Beauharnois45°19′13″ N, 73°55′00″ W45°13′41″ N, 74°10′12″ WBranch of the St. Lawrence River
54Lachine Canal45°29′58″ N, 73°33′06″ W45°25′51″ N, 73°40′10″ WBranch of the St. Lawrence River
55Rivière des Mille-Îles45°41′56″ N, 73°31′30″ W45°31′58″ N, 73°53′05″ WBranch of the St. Lawrence River
56Rivière des Prairies45°42′26″ N, 73°28′25″ W45°28′24″ N, 73°56′27″ W (south branch) and 45°31′22″ N, 73°53′06″ W (north branch)Branch of the St. Lawrence River
57Richelieu River46°02′55″ N, 73°07′10″ W45°00′39″ N, 73°20′38″ WFrom the Canada–U.S. border to the St. Lawrence River
58Rivière Saint-Maurice46°21′04″ N, 72°31′12″ W46°32′15″ N, 72°46′01″ WFrom the Shawinigan Dam to the St. Lawrence River
59Saguenay River48°07′28″ N, 69°41′07″ W48°35′09.3″ N, 71°47′05.7″ WFrom Lac Saint-Jean to the St. Lawrence River
60Saint John River45°16′00″ N, 66°04′00″ W45°57′17″ N, 66°52′07″ WFrom the Mactaquac Dam to the Atlantic Ocean
61Saint Lawrence River49°40′00″ N, 64°29′59″ W44°06′58″ N, 76°28′43″ WFrom Lake Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean
62LaHave River44°15′59″ N, 64°19′57″ W44°23′22″ N, 64°31′53″ WFrom the rapids in Bridgewater to the Atlantic Ocean
63Nass River54°59′06.45″ N, 129°43′06.85″ W56°09′52.19″ N, 129°01′41.06″ WFrom the confluence with the Bell-Irving River to the Pacific Ocean
64Nottawasaga River44°32′18.94″ N, 80°00′28.24″ W44°08′17.76″ N, 79°48′38.38″ WFrom 13th Line Bridge to Lake Huron
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 331
  • SOR/2014-72, ss. 1 to 7, 8(F), 9 to 31
  • SOR/2016-269
 
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