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Lac du Bonnet – news article

Select a Publication: N E W S P A P E R S ———————————————-—Alberta—Airdrie – Airdrie EchoBanff – Banff Crag and CanyonBeaumont – Beaumont NewsCalgary – The Calgary SunCamrose – Camrose CanadianCanmore – Canmore LeaderCentral Alberta – County MarketCochrane – … Continue reading

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Winnipeg – Paddling again

Grand Rapids is now behind us, Don took us by truck with the canoe to Eckla, a regional park and site of an Icelandic community where settles came in the 1800’s. We drove through marshland country and saw the passage … Continue reading

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Grand Rapids – Week 6

Despite the bad reputation made in earlier cities, The PAS welcomed us open arms. The maire, Alan McLauchlan came to see us and enchanted by our trip, he brought gifts beyond our understanding. As a maker of beef jerky he … Continue reading

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The PAS – W5

(see w4 post prior, this is the continuation) Garry phoned Joy, his wife and then told me to come over. Their home which they built and have lived in for the past 11 years is a delicious country house with … Continue reading

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W4 – Prince Albert events!

Did not have time to post pictures in our two last stops, I went to tell them about the 24hr café that kindly welcomed me and allowed me to recharge our portable battery, but found the guys on the river … Continue reading

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Bruce Fountain log

Bruce Fountain has been compiling information both useful for those on the water and those following the trip. Graciously he has accepted that we post this information and thus we will be trying to do this on a regular basis. … Continue reading

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Battleford Week 2&3 – pics update!

Left Edmonton around 4pm after we repacked the grocery bags Dana & Peter had gotten. Dana even took a taxi back to carry everything. Our camp on the dock was surrounded by police who cordonned off an area to look … Continue reading

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Wk1 – Edmonton

The river to Roky Mountain House became more difficult than expected. Waves came crashing against Hugo and even Peter in the second position during a white water passage. We bailed out dozens of litres of water at more passages than … Continue reading

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Wk1- Rocky Mountain House

D Day! Enfin le départ (see English Below) Hier nous étions dans les dernières préparations, les derniers achats, le rempacketage de tous les sacs. Chacun retrouvant ce qu’il avait égaré, n’avait pas pris chez Mike, etc … Les jeunes ont … Continue reading

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Departure

[c/o Pete] We’ve spent a week waiting for spring to at last shrug off the last of the tarrying ice and snow. Tomorrow, May 1, we give up waiting. * * * Each of us is lugging along at least … Continue reading

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