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Join Hap and a number of other talented Canadian authors at the Fall Book Launch hosted by Latitude 46 Publishing, where Hap will be launching his novel “River By Fire”. See more by visiting the event page on Facebook: Fall Book Launch or contact Hap.

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“….Ontario author and canoeist Hap Wilson has written Lake Superior to Manitoba By Canoe, his account of his work establishing a 1,200-kilometre water portion of the Trans Canada Trail. Wilson provides maps and GPS co-ordinates for readers interested in tracing his route themselves. The book, from Firefly Press, also includes stories of bear confrontations, being struck

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Hap Wilson books to look for this year: Lake Superior to Manitoba by Canoe (Firefly Books, release date May 2017); River of Fire (Latitude46 Publisher, release date September 30th 2017). Book launches and talks to be announced. The Trans Canada Trail water trail, Path of the Paddle, guidebook and much more… Mapping Canada’s Canoe Route,

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Yes! It’s that time of the year again, when all the paddling and outdoor explorers gather for one spectacular weekend of presentations, demonstrations, as well as Canada’s largest showcase of outdoor gear and adventure travel experiences, all at the Toronto – OAS 2016. This year, look for Hap and Andrea at their NEW Cabin Falls Ecolodge booth, where

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  CALL TO ADVERTISERS: Resource & Service pages have been dedicated for advertising space in Hap Wilson’s new book. One-quarter, half & full-page ad space is now available at a first-come, first-serve basis. These pages have been an important user-resource in Hap Wilson’s guidebooks over the years. For ad pricing and information please contact Eskakwa

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There is a new book by Hap Wilson in the works along with renowned publisher, Firefly Books. With the release date set for spring 2017, and in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday, the book has been given the title:   “HEART of the Continent” Mapping Canada’s Canoe Route Explorations from Lake Superior to Manitoba  

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At one time, there were very few Canadians who had not heard the name Grey Owl. Today, there are very few Canadians who have not heard the name Farley Mowat. As a Canadian author and environmentalist whose works have been translated into 52 languages with more than 17 million books sold, Farley has also been a

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“Since its founding, the TCT’s vision has been a trail stretching from coast to coast to coast. A trail for the enjoyment of hikers/walkers, cyclists, horseback riders and, more recently, canoeists and kayakers in summer, and cross country skiers, snowshoers and snowmobilers in winter.” ~ from the TCT Website   Named “Path of the Paddle” in

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“We stood at a long, sloping bedrock terrace; before us, riverside, was a neatly trimmed, brown log cabin, and set below the cabin, overlooking the falls, was a quaint canopied gazebo. And elderly man was waving us over. Excited to know more about this haven in the midst of rock and pine, miles from anywhere,

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