Aids to Navigation Publications
Private Aids to Navigation - An Owner's Guide to Private Buoys (Transport Canada)
Global Positioning System (GPS) and Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS)
- GPS & DGPS Made Easy [PDF format - 2.17MB]
- DGPS - Keeping you on Course (Brochure) [PDF format - 4.55MB]
- Primer on GPS and DGPS [PDF format - 3.96KB]
Notices to Mariners (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
- Monthly Edition
- Annual Edition
- List of Lights, Buoys and Fog Signals
- Summary of Temporary and Preliminary Notices
- Notices to Mariners (NOTMAR) Brochure
Responsibilities concerning the development of policy and the implementation, enforcement and administration of the Aids to Navigation Protection Regulations (repeal date: July 1, 2007,this regulation now forms part of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001), Private Buoy Regulations (PBR), the Navigable Waters Protection Act (NWPA) and Boating Restriction Regulations have been transferred from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canadian Coast Guard to Transport Canada.
Therefore, it is to be understood that all references to the above noted legislations and/or regulations contained in these publications are now under the responsibility of Transport Canada and all enquiries concerning these acts and regulations must be directed to Transport Canada Questions .
The Canadian Coast Guard, Aids to Navigation program will ensure this change in responsibility is reflected when future updates are made to each of its publications.
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