BC’s Mike Gilbert Confirmed The Next Paddle Canada President

The Board of Directors has voted Mike Gilbert, BC Director as the next PC President. The Board and I look forward to working with Mike as our Chairperson and are confident in Mike’s leadership for the organization. A big thanks to outgoing President Priscilla Haskin, who now assumes position of Past President, for her dedicatication […]

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The First Spring Paddle – “Icebreaker” on the Ausable

Call us “Icebreakers”, but it’s already April and we’re itching to get the canoe out! While many of our fellow “icebreakers” opt for a day trip, we were seeking an extended outing. As many of you already know, Ontario parks has delayed the opening dates of several interior parks until May 8th. Not a problem […]

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Fall in Algonquin: Finding Boot Lake

When I picked up the permits at Shall Lake, the park staff seemed to be in utter disbelief over my route choice. The attendant triple checked to make sure I actually meant Boot Lake as opposed to similarly named (and highly popular) Booth Lake. On paper this route seemed like a no brainier to me. A […]

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New PC Parental Acknowledgement of Risk Form For Youth

We are happy to announce a new PARENTAL CONSENT, DISCLOSURE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK youth form is now available for use by Paddle Canada Instructor members for youth courses.  The risk form has been approved by legal council and our insurance company.  It was developed for youth organizations, in particular schools, who were unwilling to […]

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CWF Launches New Wild About Sports Club/Association Membership

CWF Launches New Wild About Sports Club  Ottawa (May 29, 2015) – As Canadians begin to enjoy the summer season of recreational water activities, CWF is launching its new Wild About Sports Club at this year’s start of the Championnat Régional du Yachting au Québec. “At CWF, we believe recreation is the gateway to conservation. […]

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