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Canadian Outdoor Equipment in Mississauga is one really cool store. It has all those neat outdoor items that you usually don't see at the regular outfitters, from mocassins to various fire starters to high quality axes and wool clothing. I...
Another successfull Wilderness Clean-Up weekend. I'll send out all the details when we get them in, but the project had participants across the globe. Our Kawartha group cleaned up Cold and Cox Lake. Most of the sites weren't too bad...
This weekend is wilderness clean-up weekend. I've helped canoeing enthusiast, Nancy Maddock, for a couple of years now with The Great Wilderness Clean-up. A few years back she began a volunteer-based canoe route clean-up project in Algonquin park (hauling out 100...
Here's the lastest on Palmerfest - to be held on Mother's Day: Yes we know our new paddling festival is on Mother's Day weekend, but what could be better for your mom (or mother of your children) than a paddling weekend...
Life with a four year old is never dull. Take last week for example. I was doing a number of live radio interviews for my Wilderness Pleasures book, averaging one or two every morning. How my wife and I worked...
I just read Hap Wilson's new book and found it a very good read. My wife made the claim this morning that it has to be, joking that it only took me a couple of days to finish, unlike the...
Trout season opens soon. This is a sport I was raised on. And it was what introduced me to canoeing, At an early age (12) I figured it was the canoe that could get me into some major trout water.
It's my last week at Sir Sandford Fleming College for this semester. I teach here part time, and subsequently get laid off until more hours become open in the fall (I hope). It sounds odd but I really look forward to...
It's a busy week. Last night I spoke at the Water Conference at Sir Sandford Fleming College in Lindsay on the importance of river paddling and the update on the Navigable Waters Protection Act. It was a blast. Now I...
It's that time of year now where everyone is busy planning and preparing for their first canoe trip of the year. My regular canoe mates call our get-togethers "Map and Flaps" and meet the same night my canoe partner's wife...
An essential list for your day hike Sponsored feature from Coast Mountain Sports A day hike is a short trek that gets you out and back within one day. Even the quickest day hike has a list of necessary gear, so print...
Thought this might be worth passing along to some of you - you'll see this year's theme is based on our national anthem...National Wildlife Week is a program of the Canadian Wildlife Federation. Sponsored in partnership with TD Friends of...
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