Legislation and policy

Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site

Historic Canals Regulations
Regulations respecting the management, maintenance, proper use and protection of the Historic Canals administered by the Parks Canada Agency.

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Policies for In-Water and Shoreline Works and Related Activities
The objective of this document is to provide clear direction for the construction of in-water and shoreline works and related activities normally associated with the development and use of waterfront properties for residential purposes adjacent to the Rideau Canal and Trent–Severn Waterway National Historic Sites of Canada.

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Trent-Severn Waterway Management Planning 
The management plan is a strategic guide for future management of a national historic site. It is required by legislation, guided by Indigenous and public consultation, approved by the Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and tabled in Parliament.

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