Order Amending the Schedule to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act

From: Transport Canada

Whereas, pursuant to subsection 29(1)Footnote 1 of the Canadian Navigable Waters ActFootnote 2, the Minister of Transport has considered the factors set out in that subsection for the addition to the schedule to that Act of the references to navigable waters set out in the annexed Order;

Therefore, the Minister of Transport, pursuant to section 29Footnote 1 of the Canadian Navigable Waters ActFootnote 2, makes the annexed Order Amending the Schedule to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act.

Ottawa, August 16, 2019

MARC GARNEAU
Minister of Transport

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Amendment

1 Part 2 of the schedule to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act is replaced by the following:

Part 2

Rivers and Riverines

Item Column 1

Name
Column 2

Approximate Downstream Point
Column 3

Approximate Upstream Point
Column 4

Description
1 Yukon River 64°40′57″ N, 141°00′00″ W 60°41′57″ N, 135°02′34″ W From the rapids near the dam in Whitehorse to the Canada–U.S. border
2 Alsek River 59°26′03″ N, 137°58′19″ W 60°39′03″ N, 137°48′25″ W From the confluence of the Dezadeash River and the Kaskawulsh River to the Canada–U.S. border
3 Tatshenshini River 59°28′24″ N, 137°44′21″ W 59°51′42″ N, 136°39′21″ W From Goat Creek to the Alsek River
4 Mackenzie River 69°20′59″ N, 133°54′10″ W 61°03′31″ N, 116°33′22″ W From Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean
5 Arctic Red River 67°25′35″ N, 133°45′40″ W 64°31′20″ N, 131°32′18″ W From Backbone Range, Mackenzie Mountains, to the Mackenzie River
6 Skeena River 54°01′00″ N, 130°06′12″ W 55°41′53″ N, 127°41′40″ W From the confluence with the Babine River to the Pacific Ocean
7 Nass River 54°59′06″ N, 129°43′07″ W 56°09′52″ N, 129°01′41″ W From the confluence with the Bell-Irving River to the Pacific Ocean
8 Anderson River 69°40′35″ N, 128°58′11″ W 66°57′20″ N, 124°34′23″ W From Lac des Bois to the Arctic Ocean
9 Horton River 70°13′24″ N, 127°32′45″ W 67°48′40″ N, 120°34′26″ W From the Haldane River to the Amundsen Gulf
10 South Nahanni River 61°03′03″ N, 123°20′30″ W 62°59′01″ N, 129°37′23″ W From Mount Christie to the Liard River
11 Fraser River 49°06′10″ N, 123°17′59″ W 53°01′50″ N, 119°12′17″ W From the Overland Falls to the Pacific Ocean
12 Pitt River 49°13′43″ N, 122°46′03″ W 49°21′06″ N, 122°36′35″ W From Pitt Lake to the Fraser River
13 Harrison River 49°13′51″ N, 121°56′43″ W 49°18′42″ N, 121°48′12″ W From Harrison Lake to the Fraser River
14 Thompson River 50°14′06″ N, 121°35′03″ W 50°40′50″ N, 120°20′18″ W From the South Thompson River to the Fraser River
15 Liard River 61°50′55″ N, 121°18′35″ W 61°14′12″ N, 131°37′39″ W From Mount Lewis to the Mackenzie River
16 South Thompson River 50°40′50″ N, 120°20′18″ W 50°49′38″ N, 119°42′01″ W From Little Shuswap Lake to the Thompson River
17 Kootenay River 49°18′56″ N, 117°39′08″ W 49°37′32″ N, 116°56′36″ W From Kootenay Lake to the Columbia River
18 Columbia River 49°00′00″ N, 117°37′55″ W 52°04′30″ N, 118°33′58″ W From Kinbasket Lake to the Canada–U.S. border
19 Coppermine River 67°49′09″ N, 115°04′30″ W 64°51′17″ N, 110°25′41″ W From Lac de Gras to the Coronation Gulf
20 Bow River 49°56′05″ N, 111°41′19″ W 51°13′08″ N, 114°42′28″ W From Ghost Lake to the South Saskatchewan River
21 Peace River 59°00′01″ N, 111°24′47″ W 56°00′48″ N, 122°12′18″ W From Williston Lake to the Slave River
22 Clearwater River 56°44′51″ N, 111°22′57″ W 57°32′30″ N, 108°53′03″ W From the Mirror River to the Athabasca River
23 Athabasca River 58°40′10″ N, 110°50′15″ W 52°44′09″ N, 117°57′17″ W From the confluence with the Whirlpool River to Lake Athabasca
24 North Saskatchewan River 53°14′07″ N, 105°04′58″ W 52°22′35″ N, 115°24′05″ W From the confluence with the Ram River to the confluence with the South Saskatchewan River
25 South Saskatchewan River 53°14′07″ N, 105°04′58″ W 49°56′05″ N, 111°41′19″ W From the confluence of the Bow River and the Oldman River to the confluence with the North Saskatchewan River
26 Saskatchewan River 53°27′43″ N, 105°04′08″ W 53°11′08″ N, 99°15′24″ W From the confluence of the North Saskatchewan River and the South Saskatchewan River to Lake Winnipeg
27 Dubawnt River 63°33′49″ N, 100°42′29″ W 64°30′35″ N, 100°05′40″ W From Dubawnt Lake to the Thelon River
28 Assiniboine River 49°53′08″ N, 97°07′41″ W 50°58′35″ N, 101°24′26″ W From the Shellmouth Dam to the Red River
29 Red River 50°23′12″ N, 96°47′58″ W 49°00′02″ N, 97°13′43″ W From the Canada–U.S. Border to Lake Winnipeg
30 Bloodvein River 51°47′25″ N, 96°43′02″ W 51°11′58″ N, 94°22′51″ W From Red Lake to Lake Winnipeg
31 Winnipeg River 50°37′54″ N, 96°19′13″ W 49°45′59″ N, 94°30′39″ W From Lake of the Woods to Lake Winnipeg
32 Kazan River 64°02′26″ N, 95°28′49″ W 61°15′06″ N, 100°58′00″ W From Ennadai Lake to Baker Lake
33 Seal River 59°04′22″ N, 94°47′44″ W 58°49′44″ N, 97°35′39″ W From Shethanei Lake to Hudson Bay
34 Rainy River 48°50′20″ N, 94°41′08″ W 48°36′54″ N, 93°21′11″ W From Rainy Lake to Lake of the Woods
35 Churchill River 58°47′23″ N, 94°12′22″ W 55°49′03″ N, 108°22′44″ W From Churchill Lake to Hudson Bay
36 Hayes River 57°03′34″ N, 92°10′13″ W 54°19′12″ N, 96°41′30″ W From Molson Lake to Hudson Bay
37 Thelon River 63°23′06″ N, 90°42′37″ W 62°20′37″ N, 105°57′16″ W From Whitefish Lake to Hudson Bay
38 Boundary Waters – Voyageur Waterway 47°59′50″ N, 89°34′37″ W 48°21′39″ N, 92°03′54″ W Boundary waters between Canada and the U.S. from Lake Superior to Lac la Croix
39 St. Marys River 46°03′34″ N, 83°56′44″ W 46°31′13″ N, 84°37′08″ W From Lake Superior to Lake Huron
40 Detroit River 42°04′54″ N, 83°07′32″ W 42°21′06″ N, 82°55′25″ W From Lake St. Clair to Lake Erie
41 St. Clair River 42°36′53″ N, 82°30′59″ W 43°00′10″ N, 82°25′13″ W From Lake Huron to Lake St. Clair
42 Thames River 42°19′09″ N, 82°27′15″ W 43°17′01″ N, 80°46′14″ W From the Town of Tavistock to Lake St. Clair
43 French River 45°56′28″ N, 80°54′05″ W 46°12′31″ N, 79°49′03″ W From Lake Nipissing to Lake Huron
44 Moose River 51°23′15″ N, 80°21′54″ W 51°08′09″ N, 80°50′20″ W From the Kwetabohigan Rapids to Hudson Bay
45 Nottawasaga River 44°32′19″ N, 80°00′28″ W 44°08′18″ N, 79°48′38″ W From the 13th Line bridge to Lake Huron
46 Severn River 44°48′13″ N, 79°43′12″ W 44°44′39″ N, 79°20′21″ W From Lake Couchiching to Lake Huron
47 Grand River 42°51′18″ N, 79°34′40″ W 43°08′13″ N, 80°16′09″ W From the dam at Brantford to Lake Erie
48 Holland River 44°12′10″ N, 79°30′52″ W 44°06′46″ N, 79°32′44″ W From the Bridge Street bridge to Lake Simcoe
49 Holland River East Branch 44°07′35″ N, 79°30′15″ W 44°07′35″ N, 79°30′15″ W From the Queensville Side Road bridge to the Holland River
50 Humber River 43°37′55″ N, 79°28′19″ W 43°39′08″ N, 79°29′44″ W From the rapids at Old Mill to Lake Ontario
51 Mattawa River 46°18′48″ N, 79°15′55″ W 46°18′48″ N, 79°15′55″ W From the Ottawa River to Trout Lake
52 North Branch of Muskoka River 45°16′04″ N, 79°13′45″ W 45°18′42″ N, 79°11′46″ W From Fairy Lake to Mary Lake
53 Welland Canal 43°14′41″ N, 79°13′00″ W 42°52′01″ N, 79°15′06″ W A canal that connects Lake Erie to Lake Ontario
54 Trent Canal 44°28′17″ N, 79°10′14″ W 44°32′10″ N, 79°04′00″ W From Canal Lake to Lake Simcoe
55 The Canal 45°20′06″ N, 79°08′43″ W 45°20′24″ N, 79°07′57″ W From Peninsula Lake to Fairy Lake
56 Niagara River 43°15′43″ N, 79°04′23″ W 42°53′18″ N, 78°54′43″ W From Lake Erie to Lake Ontario
57 Trent Canal 44°34′59″ N, 79°00′34″ W 44°34′39″ N, 78°53′39″ W From Balsam Lake to Canal Lake
58 Rosedale River 44°34′13″ N, 78°45′57″ W 44°34′24″ N, 78°47′46″ W From Balsam Lake to Cameron Lake
59 Scugog River 44°24′06″ N, 78°45′00″ W 44°16′09″ N, 78°45′11″ W From Lake Scugog to Sturgeon Lake
60 Fenelon River 44°31′37″ N, 78°43′41″ W 44°32′13″ N, 78°44′30″ W From Cameron Lake to Sturgeon Lake
61 Pigeon River 44°21′48″ N, 78°30′54″ W 44°17′56″ N, 78°33′20″ W From the dam in Omemee to Pigeon Lake
62 Trent Canal 44°17′55″ N, 78°18′17″ W 44°21′12″ N, 78°17′32″ W Connecting two parts of the Otonabee River at Peterborough
63 Otonabee River 44°09′12″ N, 78°13′51″ W 44°25′58″ N, 78°16′23″ W From Katchewanooka Lake to Rice Lake
64 Murray Canal 44°03′38″ N, 77°35′02″ W 44°01′56″ N, 77°40′37″ W Connecting two parts of Lake Ontario
65 Trent River/Canal 44°05′59″ N, 77°34′18″ W 44°15′40″ N, 78°02′51″ W From Rice Lake to Lake Ontario
66 Petawawa River 45°54′38″ N, 77°15′30″ W 45°53′02″ N, 77°23′27″ W From the confluence with the Barron River to the Ottawa River
67 Cataraqui River 44°13′37″ N, 76°28′27″ W 44°25′36″ N, 76°18′28″ W From Cranberry Lake to Lake Ontario
68 River Styx 44°19′07″ N, 76°25′36″ W 44°22′21″ N, 76°20′48″ W From the Cataraqui River to Colonel By Lake
69 Stevens Creek 44°36′41″ N, 76°23′16″ W 44°37′28″ N, 76°21′38″ W From Loon Lake to Newboro Lake
70 Tay River/Canal 44°52′25″ N, 76°08′10″ W 44°53′50″ N, 76°15′29″ W From the Peter Street bridge in Perth to the Lower Rideau Lake
71 Rideau Canal 45°25′36″ N, 75°41′56″ W 45°22′11″ N, 75°41′55″ W From the Rideau River to the Ottawa River
72 Rideau River 45°26′29″ N, 75°41′49″ W 44°52′16″ N, 76°05′01″ W From Lower Rideau Lake to the Ottawa River
73 Kemptville Creek 45°03′20″ N, 75°39′15″ W 45°01′39″ N, 75°38′29″ W From the Highway 43 bridge to the Rideau River
74 Ottawa River 45°33′59″ N, 74°23′11″ W 47°07′52″ N, 79°26′45″ W From Timiskaming Lake to the St. Lawrence River
75 Canal de Beauharnois 45°19′13″ N, 73°55′00″ W 45°13′41″ N, 74°10′12″ W Branch of the St. Lawrence River
76 Lachine Canal 45°29′58″ N, 73°33′06″ W 45°25′51″ N, 73°40′10″ W Branch of the St. Lawrence River
77 Rivière des Mille-Îles 45°41′56″ N, 73°31′30″ W 45°31′58″ N, 73°53′05″ W Branch of the St. Lawrence River
78 Rivière des Prairies 45°42′26″ N, 73°28′25″ W 45°28′24″ N, 73°56′27″ W
(south branch) and 45°31′22″ N, 73°53′06″ WW
(north branch)
Branch of the St. Lawrence River
79 Richelieu River 46°02′55″ N, 73°07′10″ W 45°00′39″ N, 73°20′38″ W From the Canada–U.S. border to the St. Lawrence River
80 Rivière Saint-Maurice 46°21′04″ N, 72°31′12″ W 46°32′15″ N, 72°46′01″ W From the Shawinigan Dam to the St. Lawrence River
81 Soper River 62°54′25″ N, 69°50′41″ W 63°32′39″ N, 69°32′43″ W From the highlands of the Meta Incognita Peninsula to Soper Lake
82 Saguenay River 48°07′28″ N, 69°41′07″ W 48°35′09″ N, 71°47′06″ W From Lac Saint-Jean to the St. Lawrence River
83 Restigouche River 47°59′28″ N, 66°46′10″ W 47°39′52″ N, 67°29′28″ W From the confluence of the Little Main Restigouche River and the Kedgwick River to the Gulf of St. Lawrence
84 St. Croix River 45°09′54″ N, 67°10′47″ W 45°34'09" N, 67°25'38" W From the Chiputneticook Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean
85 Saint John River 44°16′00″ N, 66°04′00″ W 47°10′40″ N, 68°54′01″ W From the Canada-U.S. border to the Atlantic Ocean
86 St. Lawrence River 49°40′00″ N, 64°29′59″ W 44°06′58″ N, 76°28′43″ W From Lake Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean
87 LaHave River 44°15′59″ N, 64°19′57″ W 44°23′22″ N, 64°31′53″ W From the rapids in Bridgewater to the Atlantic Ocean
88 Margaree River 46°26′33″ N, 61°06′46″ W 46°20′08″ N, 61°05′33″ W From the Margaree River fork to the Atlantic Ocean
89 Main River 49°45′52″ N, 56°54′34″ W 49°58′47″ N, 57°23′37″ W From the Long Range Mountains to White Bay

Coming into Force

2 This Order comes into force on the 30th day after the day on which it is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.

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