Greater Duty of Care Part II Risk Assessment

In the past few weeks, there have been a number of incidents on the Great Lakes, and on the west coast. Some were fatal, some merely ended in rescues. Sea

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Wawa, Greenland Style Kayaking Symposium 2007

Doug Van Doren and I arrived in Wawa Ontario midday on Friday. We stepped out of the car to view Rock Island Lodge’s panoramic view of both the Michipicoten River

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The Romantic Journey-WMCKA Symposium 2007

I picked Jon Turk up at the Kalamazoo airport on Friday after work. I’d heard that he wasn’t as chatty and vivacious as some of the younger pups we’d had

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Into the blue

I am more accustomed to the smell of chlorine these last few weeks than the smell of fresh air. The lakes have finally started to freeze over. I am blessed

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The Youth Brigade

I’ve had what an optimist would call mixed success with rolling instruction. Ok for clarification of the data pool I will say that I’ve tried to help twenty or so

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Minimalism and Paddling

Minimalism, the art of doing more with less may have a lot to do with paddling. Rolling in particular has the minimalist bent to it. First you learn to hip

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