5 LOCAL BEACHES AND MARINAS GIVEN BLUE FLAG HONOUR 5/16/2018 10:39:47 AM
It's a record-setting year for Canada as 27 beaches and 9 marinas have been given Blue Flag designation.
The internationally respected eco-certification, is awarded on an annual bases to beaches and marinas all over the world and it represents excellence in water quality, environmental management, education, and safety.
Blue Flag Program Manager with Environmental Defence, Kelsey Scarfone says the overall process is a very involved process and it starts with the municipality, beach or marina submitting an application to Blue Flag Canada.
Locally five beaches and marinas have been given the honour including the Port Franks marina, the Grand Bend beach, Grand Bend marina, Bayfield main beach, and the Bluewater marina in Bayfield.