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Economic Impact of Marine Related Activities in Canada
Appendix H: Status of Quantifying Each Marine Activity
|Sector et Insdustry||Estimation||Inclusions & Exclusions|
|Marketing & Distribution||Under estimated||Not considered in this study.|
|Subsistence Fishing||Under estimated||Current scope and significance unknown.
Data not systematically compiled.
|Oil & Gas|
|Exploration & Extraction||Good||-|
|Refineries||Under estimated||Not quantified due to lack of data.|
|Freight and passenger transportation||Under estimated||"Own account" shipping excluded.|
|Support activities for marine transportation||Good||Estimate based on historical data|
|Tourism and Recreation|
|Cruise Ship Travel||Conservative||-|
|Coastal Tourism & recreation||Conservative||Estimates based on several data sources|
|Ports, Harbours and Marine works||Under estimated||Construction at private ports
and marinas is excluded.
|Oil and Gas facilities Installation||Over estimated||No distinction between fabrication
and installation of facilities thus
overstate pure construction activity.
|Other (Cable, renewable energy, etc)||Under estimated||Not considered in this study.|
|Navigation and Guidance Systems||Not estimated||Not quantified due to the
lack of marinespecific data.
|Ship and boat building||Good||Lack of clear distinction between
building for marine and freshwater use.
|High Tech Manufacturing||Not estimated||Not considered in this study.|
|Professional Services/ Environmental Consulting||Not estimated||Not considered in this study.|
|High Tech Services||Under estimated||Not considered in this study.|
|National Defence||Under estimated||Accounting system limits ability to
identify maritime expenditures
|Fisheries and Oceans||Good||Adjusted for freshwater programs|
|Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council||Good||-|
|Indian & Northern Affairs||Good||-|
|Natural Resources Canada||Good||-|
|Canadian Food Inspection Agency||Good||-|
|Fisheries & Aquaculture||Good||-|
|Gouvernements municipaux||Not estimated||Not considered in this study.|
|Universities and Research|
|Universities and Research||Under estimated||Not all universities and programs covered.|
|ENGOs||Under estimated||Not all organizations
represented and not all marine
related expenditures necessarily captured.
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