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Old 09-20-2007
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Originally Posted by canadianseamonkey View Post
The law in Canada is in reference to having a holding tank and needing a pump out outlet. Porta-potties are fine as are composting toilets.
There was a thread on trailersailor.com a few days back where a Canadian posted that PortPotties weren't legal anymore. I looked it up and it turns out it is "just" Ontario:

http://www.tc.gc.ca/BoatingSafety/facts/foreign.htm

It pretty explicitly says you have to have a pump out to bring your foreign boat there. Canadians with older boats get 5 years to comply, but for visitors, it is immediate.
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