Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the measures that people can take to ensure their safety when engaging in water-based recreation including rowing, canoeing, sailing and outboard motoring. Boat safety programs provide information about boating safety, small boat handling, legal requirements, rules of the road, nautical terminology, aids to navigation and other similar topics.
Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy the sport of boating using any of a wide variety of watercraft.
Programs that provide for the development of industrial, commercial, recreational and residential properties in urban waterfront locales with the objective of ensuring that the areas are able to support cultural, recreational, social and economic activities that meet the needs of the community. Revitalization efforts may focus on cleaning up contaminated land; removing vacant structures; making infrastructure improvements to enable pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle access; developing park and open spaces; renovating historic buildings, wharves and other waterfront structures while preserving their original flavour; developing harbour/marina facilities; and building hotel complexes, restaurants, movie theatres, shopping centres, residential units and other structures that will make the area attractive to visitors and residents.
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