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Familiar Territory Familiar Territory Sept 14, 2022 In the distance is Pointe au Père. You can just make out the lighthouse and quai. My father knows this place. Ships bound inland on the St Lawrence Seaway would pick up river pilots at Pointe au Père. Ships outbound headed to...

True Colours True Colours Sept 11, 2022Normally, there aren't a lot of good reasons to get up at 3:30 in the morning. Sometimes, just sometimes, there are. This was one of those times.The river is a mirror. The air, still and crisp, not yet wearing winter's chill....

Water Water Everywhere Water Water Everywhere September 10, 2022 Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink.Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.Coleridge's words sprang to my lips as I spat. The water that I had scooped out of the St Lawrence was undrinkable. It wasbrackish,...

Frontenac Fly-By Frontenac Fly-By Sept 7, 2022I took this picture while paddling furiously downstream trying to maximize distance travelled before the tide turned to flood.The Hotel Frontenac and the Citadel are two of Canada’s most iconic structures. Here is where the history of North America abruptly changed...