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First Session, Forty-second Parliament,
64-65-66 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-385
An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (certain lakes and rivers in British Columbia)
FIRST READING, November 29, 2017
Mr. Stetski
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SUMMARY
This enactment amends the Navigation Protection Act in order to add certain lakes and rivers in British Columbia to the navigable waters listed in the schedule to that Act.
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1st Session, 42nd Parliament,
64-65-66 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-385
An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (certain lakes and rivers in British Columbia)
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
R.‍S.‍, c. N-22; 2012, c. 31, s. 316

Navigation Protection Act

1Part 1 of the schedule to the Navigation Protection Act is amended by adding the following after item 16:
Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Item
Name
Approximate
Location
Description
16.‍1
Trout Lake
50°342″ N, 117°2440″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
16.‍2
Duncan Lake
50°2545″ N, 116°5635″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
2Part 1 of the schedule to the Act is amended by adding the following after item 17:
Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Item
Name
Approximate
Location
Description
17.‍01
Whitetail Lake
50°1246″ N, 116°0129″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
17.‍02
Windermere Lake
50°2700″ N, 115°5920″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
17.‍03
Columbia Lake
50°1335″ N, 115°5105″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
17.‍04
Jimsmith Lake
49°2849″ N, 115°5054″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
17.‍05
Moyie Lake
49°1911″ N, 115°4957″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
17.‍06
Wasa Lake
49°4644″ N, 115°4410″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
17.‍07
Premier Lake
49°5631″ N, 115°3920″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
17.‍08
Lake Koocanusa
49°1305″ N, 115°1445″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
17.‍09
Upper Elk Lake
50°3309″ N, 115°0630″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
17.‍1
Lower Elk Lake
50°3302″ N, 115°0520″ W
The lake’s water boundary includes the mouths of all connecting waterways
3Part 2 of the schedule to the Act is amended by adding the following after item 8:
Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4
Item
Name
Approximate
Downstream
Point
Approximate
Upstream
Point
Description
8.‍1
Illecillewaet River
50°5856″ N, 118°1228″ W
51°1447″ N, 117°3229″ W
From its headwaters near Illecillewaet Glacier to Upper Arrow Lake
8.‍2
Wood River
52°1302″ N, 118°1055″ W
52°2205″ N, 117°5212″ W
From Fortress Lake to Kinbasket Lake
8.‍3
Akolkolex River
50°4924″ N, 118°0149″ W
51°0014″ N, 117°4705″ W
From its headwaters near Greydike Peak to Upper Arrow Lake
8.‍4
Incomappleux River
50°4449″ N, 117°4248″ W
51°1442″ N, 117°2632″ W
From its headwaters near Geikie Glacier to the Beaton Arm of the Upper Arrow Lake
8.‍5
Gold River
51°4231″ N, 117°4231″ W
51°4226″ N, 117°5507″ W
From its headwaters near Citadel Mountain to Kinbasket Lake
4Part 2 of the schedule to the Act is amended by adding the following after item 10:
Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4
Item
Name
Approximate
Downstream
Point
Approximate
Upstream
Point
Description
10.‍01
Beaver River
51°3132″ N, 117°2612″ W
51°0336″ N, 117°1647″ W
From its headwaters near Beaver Glacier to Kinbasket Lake
10.‍02
Salmo River
49°0134″ N, 117°2252″ W
49°1504″ N, 117°1338″ W
From its headwaters near Evening Ridge to the Pend-d’Oreille River
10.‍03
Blaeberry River
51°2526″ N, 117°0517″ W
51°4555″ N, 116°4350″ W
From its headwaters near Conway Creek to the Columbia River
10.‍04
Kicking Horse River
51°1825″ N, 116°5916″ W
51°2619″ N, 116°2123″ W
From its headwaters near Wapta Lake to the Columbia River
10.‍05
Lardeau River
50°1435″ N, 116°5723″ W
50°3035″ N, 117°1637″ W
From Trout Lake to the Duncan River
10.‍06
Duncan River
50°1044″ N, 116°5608″ W
50°5630″ N, 117°1953″ W
From its headwaters near Duncan Glacier to Kootenay Lake
10.‍07
Goat River
49°0520″ N, 116°3352″ W
49°2415″ N, 116°2105″ W
From its headwaters near White Grouse Mountain to the Kootenay River
10.‍08
Spillimacheen River
50°5547″ N, 116°2348″ W
51°1646″ N, 117°1607″ W
From its headwaters near Copperstain Mountain to the Columbia River
10.‍09
Moyie River
49°0000″ N, 116°1100″ W
49°2216″ N, 116°0318″ W
From its headwaters near Cooper Creek to the Canada-U.‍S. border
10.‍1
Vermilion River
50°4931″ N, 116°0020″ W
51°1511″ N, 116°0813″ W
From its headwaters near Bow Range to the Kootenay River
10.‍11
Cross River
50°3748″ N, 115°4835″ W
50°4359″ N, 115°3351″ W
From its headwaters near White Man Mountain to the Kootenay River
10.‍12
St. Mary River
49°3735″ N, 115°3851″ W
49°4837″ N, 116°3627″ W
From its headwaters near Mount Gill to the Kootenay River
10.‍13
Bull River
49°2747″ N, 115°2707″ W
50°0404″ N, 115°1303″ W
From its headwaters near Smith Peak to Lake Koocanusa
10.‍14
Elk River
49°1044″ N, 115°1012″ W
50°2611″ N, 114°5644″ W
From its headwaters near Lower Elk Lake to the Kootenay River
10.‍15
Wigwam River
49°0000″ N, 114°4756″ W
49°1436″ N, 115°0548″ W
From the Canada-U.‍S. border to the Elk River
10.‍16
Flathead River
49°0000″ N, 114°2800″ W
49°2246″ N, 114°4857″ W
From its headwaters near Flathead Ridge to the Canada–U.‍S. border
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons

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