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Most small vessel reporting sites to resume service this weekend

The reopening of the sites comes as the Canada Border Services Agency begins to gradually reopen sites affected by COVID-19 measures
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The Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) has announced that, as of Saturday, May 20, most small vessel reporting sites will resume service.

The service update is part of what the CBSA is calling a phased approach to gradually reopen CBSA sites that are still affected by the measures put in place as a result of COVID-19.

Following is a full release from the CBSA on the changes:

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises all travellers entering Canada by water that, as of May 20, 2022, service will resume at most small vessel reporting sites, which represents over 300 sites. These changes are part of a phased approach to gradually reopen CBSA sites still affected by the temporary measures put in place as a result of COVID-19.

Sand Point Lake, Ontario reporting site will remain closed until further notice due to flooding-induced water damages.

In addition, following a thorough review, CBSA services will remain suspended at the following sites until further notice:

In Ontario:

  • Caiger’s Motel, Rockport
  • Dunnville Town Docks, Dunnville
  • Funny Farm Marina, St Williams
  • Lakeside Yacht Club, Port Colbourne
  • Portside Marina Inc., Port Stanley
  • West Dock, Pelee Island

In Quebec:

  • Philipsburg Municipal Wharf, Philipsburg

Travellers are encouraged to visit Reporting requirements for private boaters for more information about entering Canada by boat.