Tag Archives: Canadian Canoe Culture

The Settler: Proud to be a Canadian

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Canoeing the Harbourfront, and around the Toronto Islands. Paddling is a quintessential national experience for Canadians new and old; in Ontario, we are never far from a waterway. Is there anything more Canadian than paddling? ‘Ontario’ is an Iroquoian word meaning ‘land of shining waters’. With over 200 lakes, countless rivers and heritage waterways in…

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The Explorers: Paddle the Painted Landscapes | Canadian Canoe Culture

By , published on January 22, 2017
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Canoeing through the Barron Canyon in east Algonquin Provincial Park, its striking landscapes inspired the art of the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. Paddling in Ontario’s wilderness inspires creativity and connection, experience the artistic connection. Is there anything more Canadian than paddling? ‘Ontario’ is an Iroquoian word meaning ‘land of shining waters’. With over…

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The Mentor: Shared Knowledge | Canadian Canoe Culture

By , published on January 21, 2017
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Indigenous youth build a birchbark canoe by hand at Fort William First Nation. The canoe is a symbol of the great wisdom to be learned from Canada’s Indigenous people. Is there anything more Canadian than paddling? ‘Ontario’ is an Iroquoian word meaning ‘land of shining waters’. With over 200 lakes, countless rivers and heritage waterways…

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The Champion: Challenge Yourself | Canadian Canoe Culture

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White water rafting in a flat-water canoe on the Madawaska River, Barry’s Bay. Paddling builds confidence and creates personal growth, plus its great fun! Is there anything more Canadian than paddling? ‘Ontario’ is an Iroquoian word meaning ‘land of shining waters’. With over 200 lakes, countless rivers and heritage waterways in Ontario, we are connected…

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Canadian Canoe Culture | The Connector: Make a Real Connection

By , published on January 18, 2017
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Three generations of paddlers in Quetico Provincial Park. Paddling teaches core values, skills and love of nature, and is best shared with your most loved ones. Is there anything more Canadian than paddling? ‘Ontario’ is an Iroquoian word meaning ‘land of shining waters’. With over 200 lakes, countless rivers and heritage waterways in Ontario, we…

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Canadian Canoe Culture

By , published on January 14, 2017
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“If it is love that binds people to places in this nation of rivers and in this river of nations then one enduring expression of that simple truth, is surely the canoe.” – James Raffan, adventurer, acclaimed author and Director Emeritus of the Canadian Canoe Museum. Is there anything more Canadian than paddling? ‘Ontario’ is…

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