Press Release: 32nd Annual Canoeing and Wilderness Symposium

The WSC has come a long way since its first gathering in founder, George Luste’s living room in 1986. 

On February 24-25, 2017, the 32nd Annual Canoeing and Wilderness Symposium will be held at Monarch Park Collegiate Auditorium. 

A gathering created for like-minded outdoors enthusiasts to share their admiration of our beloved northern Canadian habitat, all while highlighting the increasing pressure it faces in our modern world. 


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Presenters include people from all walks of life; authors, filmmakers, educators, and more who will gather for two days to share their northern perspectives. 

From Laura Rietveld’s “ The Making of Okpik’s Dream” a back story on her film that won Grand Prize in the 2015 Montreal First Peoples Festival, to Jeff Wright’s presentation “How to Make Love in a Canoe”, canoeists and kindred spirits will love these captivating narratives. 

To learn more, visit the Wilderness and Canoe Symposium’s Website


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