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June 29, 2019

The Path of the Paddle Association is fortunate to have received funding through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. This funding has allowed the Board of Directors to hire 2 Wilderness Trail Stewards, Tanice Mackenzie and André Nault. Today, the Stewards and Board Chair C...

Over 60 people participated in the Grand Opening ceremony for the Trans Canada Trail and Path of the Paddle on August 26th, 2017 at Anicinabe Park in Kenora. Approximately 30 people walked, ran, cycled or paddler from Keewatin Memorial Arena to the Park for the ceremon...

August 26, 2017

THUNDER BAY – On August 26th, celebrations took place along the Animikii Trail, one of 6 major trails along Path of the Paddle. Over 125 people came to hike, bike or paddle the trail, as well as partake in the opening ceremony. The longest recreational trail in the wor...

August 10, 2017

Northern Ontario Travel has published an article, by Tracey Chartrand, about the excitement surrounding all of the great events in the summer 2017 as a result to the Grand Opening of The Great Trail, taking place on August 26th, 2017 across Canada! 

A huge achievem...

May 27, 2017

In Atikokan, the seasonal opening for Path of the Paddle's Trail took place! It involved a River paddle and a very large ribbon, cut by the Atikokan Highschool Outers Group. This group of incredible youth are ambassadors for Path of the Paddle and do regular trips and...

May 15, 2017

Connecting local communities, travelers and businesses with the great experiences in northwestern Ontario and developing opportunities to engage in activities along the way is the task for Brigitte Champaigne-Klassen during the next year.

Engaged under the Northern Onta...

September 15, 2016

One of our very own Trail Ambassadors from 2015, Paul Schram, writes about his trials and tribulations of catching his first fish on his 70 day expedition along Path of the Paddle.

To read more about his experience, please click here

June 28, 2016

A group of a dozen brightly coloured canoes and kayaks set off with the Path of the Paddle Association student trail ambassadors Tuesday morning from Fort William Historical Park.

The flotilla was only going some nine kilometres with the student ambassadors who will be...

April 11, 2015

"The new Trail Ambassador for the Path of the Paddle Association says he's excited to show people more about the canoeing and kayaking opportunities in northwestern Ontario.

Paul Schram said the association is creating a 1,000 kilometre canoe route from Thunder Bay to M...

December 9, 2014

The Kenora Daily Miner and News recently published a story on Carrie Nolan's hire as General Manager.  From the article: "Thunder Bay resident and accomplished canoeist Carrie Nolan brings a wealth of on-the-water experience to her new position as general manager of th...

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