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Speedtrap on the Stikine River

Speedtrap on the Stikine River

"The Stikine is huge, man. And fast,” exclaimed a canoe guide I know when I told him our plans to spend 10 days paddling 240…

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Fresh Drinking Water Anywhere

Fresh Drinking Water Anywhere

A friend once hypothesized that by drinking untreated water from scuzzy sources—ponds, puddles and swamps—he would develop a tolerance to water-borne pathogens. After seven years of…

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Butt End: Canoe Virgin

Butt End: Canoe Virgin

The first time I attempted a canoe-borne romantic escapade was shortly before an article I wrote on making love in canoes hit the newsstands. The…

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Buying and Saving

Buying and Saving

Fran Bristow hopes you use this canoe buyer’s guide to buy a canoe. She has no financial interest in the matter, she just knows you’ll…

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Betcha Didn't Know About...Aurora Borealis

Betcha Didn't Know About...Aurora Borealis

The aurora borealis, also called the northern lights, occur when charged particles collide with atoms of oxygen and nitrogen 80 kilometres above the earth’s surface.…

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Family Pictures

Family Pictures

I think I was seven when all my parents, uncles, aunts, siblings, cousins and I shuffled into a small main street studio. It was a…

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Finding Farley

Finding Farley

Karsten Heuer and Leanne Allison are no strangers to long expeditions. But their last undertaking to cross the country by paddle, sail and train to…

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Editorial: If You Gotta Go, Go Now

Editorial: If You Gotta Go, Go Now

It was our third consecutive lunch of pitas and cheese and we were ready for a distraction. We had pulled up at a narrows about…

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Birds of Play

Birds of Play

Three Ottawa-area canoeists have one more reason to fish with live bait after a May canoe trip on which they could have used a few…

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Betcha Didn't Know About Beavers

Betcha Didn't Know About Beavers

Beavers are the second largest rodent.  The beaver was the main currency of the fur trade. Pelts were trapped in the hinterland by natives, exchanged for…

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Weighing the Risks

Weighing the Risks

As parents we walk the tightrope, balancing potential risks and benefits all the time. If I let my daughter stick a screwdriver in the electrical…

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Butt End: Danger Zone

Butt End: Danger Zone

I stood my ground when the moose started to charge, not believing it was a real threat. When it changed its gait from a gallop…

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Editorial: Freedom Fighters

Editorial: Freedom Fighters

They didn't set out to be rebels. They were just four ordinary guys driving station wagons and wearing brown suits while trying to raise young…

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