Each year the Canadian Safe Boating Council awards mariners who go the furthest to promote safe boating. The 2012 CASBA's (Canadian Safe Boating Awards) were presented in Toronto on January 13, 2013.
It's been written that the CASBA's are the golden globes of boating, and the spotlight was on two members of Fraser Squadron who were recognized for their efforts toward making boating safer and more enjoyable.
The Best Boating Safety Initiative, was presented to Rick Easthom and Jack Tang for helping Chinese-speaking boaters in their community enjoy the waters more safely.
The CASBAs honour the people, programs, organizations and marinas that are helping to make boating in Canada safer and better for all of us, and to keep the environment clean.
Read more on the CPS National website