Let's take a quick tour across Canada and see what is going in the Provincial/Territorial paddling Associations:
RCABC Receives MEC Grant
Mountain Equipment Co-op recently announced
a grant of $6088 (cdn) for the Recreational Canoeing Association of British Columbia.
It is going to be used to help create fish habitat and paddling features on the
in North Vancouver, BC. This is the second year that MEC has
contributed to this project and would not have been possible without their
The Government of Canada has committed to
expanding Nahanni National Park Reserve. Parks Canada is launching a series of
public meetings this summer and fall on what the new boundary should look like.
This is the best opportunity yet for Canadians to show their support for
protecting the entire South Nahanni Watershed and Nahanni karstlands. Show your
support! Write or call the federal government and let them know you support
full watershed protection!
More info here.
Brunswick Canoe & Kayak
You need to pay up your 2007 memberships.
It's $15...Pay up deadbeats. More info.
They have a great article on Icebergs. Makes
sense...Read it here.
Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia
People from across the province will have
the opportunity to enjoy guided tours of some of Nova Scotia's protected areas again this
The Department of Environment and Labour,
in partnership with community groups, will offer several free tours to
participants interested in exploring the province's unique wilderness areas and
Two tours are scheduled for Sunday, June
10, on Canadian Rivers Day.
A paddling tour of the Margaree-Lake
Ainslie Canadian Heritage River, Inverness County, will begin at 1 p.m.
Paddlers are invited to experience a great Canadian river with a guide by
paddling the 13-kilometre section of slow-moving river between Margaree Forks
and Margaree Harbour. More info.
Cross-Canada TourWednesday, 13 June 2007
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David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.