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Sharing is Caring: How a Canoe Share is Fostering Community (mid-pandemic) in Hamilton, ON

March 11th, 2021 by


Matt Thompson on connecting people with place through the power of paddling. W hen COVID-19 hit Ontario in March of 2020, Matt Thompson quickly realized the kind of effects the pandemic lockdown and distancing restrictions could have on his tightknit community in downtown Hamilton, ON. As the weather began warming up and he looked forward... Read more »

Nova Craft Canoe takes on the Canoe Flip Challenge for Project Canoe

November 9th, 2020 by


How many times can you lift a canoe from the ground and onto your shoulders in 60 seconds? T his is the question that the #canoeflipchallenge campaign and its founder Chris Prouse are putting to the outdoors community. The challenge benefits Project Canoe by raising awareness and funds for their programming. For every “flip” of... Read more »

50th Anniversary Photo Contest

October 1st, 2020 by


Many thanks to all who participated in our 50th Anniversary Photo Contest, by submitting entries and by casting votes in the later phase of the contest. I n a year when the in-person celebration events we had planned were cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions, to connect with our community virtually meant a lot. It was... Read more »

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