May 11th, 2016
The Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons(CPS) in partnership with Transport Canada Marine Safety and C-I-L Orion Dealers have a project on education and awareness of safety equipment, the care and maintenance of that equipment and how to safely and effectively use and dispose of flares.
Disposing of expired flares has been an ongoing dilemma for boaters across the country. To help boaters dispose of expired flares in a safe and environmentally responsible manner CPS-ECP and selected C-I-L Orion Dealers are hosting Safety Equipment Education and Flare Disposal Days.
On these days, you will be offered the opportunity to learn about required safety equipment and you can bring your outdated flares to be properly disposed of, free of charge.
In Atlantic Canada, the following list of locations will host safety equipment days and accept expired flares on the dates noted. (Information provided by the AMTA – Atlantic Marine Trades Association.)
1022 Millidge Ave,
Saint John, NB, E2K 2P6
The Yacht Shop
3514 Joseph Howe Dr,
Halifax, NS B3L 4H7
22 McCarville St,
Charlottetown, PE C1E 2A6
ESL Marine Supplies Ltd.
51 Clyde Ave, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 4S2
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