Semaine québécoise de la sécurité nautique

Quebec Safe Boating Awareness Week, June 16-22, 2021

It’s Quebec Safe Boating Awareness Week, from June 16 to June 22, 2021. Awareness activities, including courtesy checks, will take place on the weekend of June 18, 19 and 20 at Parks Canada’s historic canals in Quebec thanks to the efforts of several boating partners.

Friday, June 18

  • Courtesy checks at the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal by the SPVM and the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary – Quebec
  • Courtesy checks at Lachine Canal, Saint-Ours Canal, at the entrance and exit of Chambly Canal by the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary

Saturday, June 19

  • Courtesy checks at the Lachine Canal at the Lachine Lock by the Inshore Rescue Boat service
  • Courtesy checks at the Lachine Canal at the Old Port Lock by the SPVM

Sunday, June 20

  • Courtesy checks at the Lachine Canal at the Old Port Lock by the SPVM
  • Courtesy checks at the Lachine Canal at the Lachine Lock by the Inshore Rescue Boat service

Activities will also take place at several waterways in the province. Visit the Nautisme Québec website for more information.

Plan an outing!

To enjoy safe boating get informed and get trained. Before you head to one of our historic canals, check

This summer promises to be exceptional; sharing the water is everyone’s responsibility! It is important to prevent incidents so that you have a safe boating experience and positive memorable moments on Quebec’s waterways.

We would like to thank our boating partners and all boaters for their contribution to safe sailing. Have a good boating season!