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Economic Impact of Marine Related Activities in Canada

Appendix H: Status of Quantifying Each Marine Activity

Table 1: Status of Quantifying Each Marine Activity
Sector et Insdustry Estimation Inclusions & Exclusions
Fishing Good -
Aquaculture Good -
Processing Good -
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 -
Support Services Good -
Refineries Under estimated Not quantified due to lack of data.
Pipeline Transportation Good -
Marine Transportation
Freight and passenger transportation Under estimated "Own account" shipping excluded.
Support activities for marine transportation Good Estimate based on historical data
Tourism and Recreation
Recreational fishing Conservative -
Cruise Ship Travel Conservative -
Coastal Tourism & recreation Conservative Estimates based on several data sources
Marine Construction
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.
Marine Manufacturing
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.
Federal Government
National Defence Under estimated Accounting system limits ability to
identify maritime expenditures
Fisheries and Oceans Good Adjusted for freshwater programs
Transports Canada Good -
Environment Canada Good -
Parks Canada Good -
Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council Good -
Indian & Northern Affairs Good -
Natural Resources Canada Good -
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Good -
Provincial/Territorial Government
Fisheries & Aquaculture Good -
Transport/Ferries Good -
Energy Good -
Tourism Good -
Municipal Governments
Gouvernements municipaux Not estimated Not considered in this study.
Universities and Research
Universities and Research Under estimated Not all universities and programs covered.
Non Profit
ENGOs Under estimated Not all organizations
represented and not all marine
related expenditures necessarily captured.
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