May 10, 2016

2 for 1 promoFrom May 20th to June 30th, 2016 double your fun in Canada’s Historic canals. See offers below for both Quebec and Ontario and details for taking advantage of those right up until the end of June.

Parks Canada Waterways in Quebec
Buy a single lockage permit and get a second one for free!

Carillon Canal National Historic Site
Chambly Canal National Historic Site
Lachine Canal National Historic Site
Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site

Parks Canada Waterways in Ontario
Purchase single lock & return permit or a one day permit and get a second one for free!

Rideau Canal National Historic Site
Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site

Download the coupon (PDF, 7 MB)

When you travel through the waterways, hand the coupon to the Parks Canada staff at one of the lock stations when you buy your lockage permit. You will get your next permit for free.

Where can I get a coupon in person?

Coupons will also be distributed at boat shows in Canada during winter 2016 (see list below). To learn more about this offer and the numerous experiences you can have thanks to this promotion, you are invited to meet Parks Canada staff at their booth at the following events:

Toronto International Boat Show: January 9 to 17, 2016
Montreal Boat & Watersports Show: February 4 to 7, 2016
Ottawa Boat & Sportsmen's Show: February 18 to 21, 2016

Coupons will also be available in some marinas along the Rideau Canal and the Trent-Severn Waterway, in the greater Montreal area as well as those on Lake Champlain. Contact your local marina for more information.

Finally, several cottage and boating associations in Ontario that collaborate with Parks Canada will distribute the promotional 2 for 1 coupon. Contact your local recreational or sport association to see if they are participating in the initiative.

For any further information, please contact Parks Canada’s National Information Service, by telephone at 1-888-773-8888 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
What is the duration of this promotion?

Boaters with a coupon will be able to take advantage of this promotional offer from May 20 to June 30, 2016, in Parks Canada’s historic canals in Quebec and Ontario.

 

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“This is peaceful,” I told my husband, John.

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