Board of Directors Regional Elections 2020

  It’s election time at Paddle Canada!  Paddle Canada is primarily run by a volunteer Board of Directors, comprised of 13 Regional Directors (one from each province and territory of Canada), the immediate Past President and the President Emeritus. The term of office for each Regional Director is nominally three years, with one-third of the Board […]

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Bill Mason Scholarship Recipient 2019-2020

We are pleased to announce that Sarah Wiley is this year’s recipient of the Bill Mason Scholarship. We had a total of 9 applicants this year, and our committee had an enjoyable time reading through all of the applications. Sarah has a long history of exploring with her family by canoe, and the true spirit […]

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We have a plan! Our 2020-2025 Strategic Plan

In 2016, Ron Leduc and Andrea Griener shared a Twin Otter air charter with Brian Johnston of Paddle Canada. They met over a shared interest in a Horton River canoe trip after connecting online discussing tents for Arctic canoe trips. Two years later, Ron reached out to Brian (by then our VP) with an interest […]

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Welcome Michelle – Paddle Canada’s New Executive Director!

Our newly appointed Executive Director, Michelle McShane will be officially starting on October 15, and has already spent some time getting to know office staff and board members. A few words from her: Hello Everyone, I am super excited to be joining Paddle Canada, and I look forward to meeting and working with many of […]

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Safety Handout British Columbia

Transport Canada and Recreational Safe Boating has issued a safety handout about safe water practices around Orca Whales on the West Coast. Please feel free to email Paolo in the office at [email protected] if you would like the PDF version of these handouts. […]

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Volunteer Awards

Recently, two of our incredible volunteers were recognized for their outstanding hard work and dedication to the Paddle Canada organization. The Kirk Wipper Award in recognition of 20-plus years of volunteerism was presented to David Johnston. A Volunteer Recognition Award was also presented to David Johnston – in recognition of his outstanding work on the […]

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