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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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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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Catch Hap and Andrea at the Toronto Adventure Show this February 20 -22, 2015 where Hap will be presenting: “Canoeing’s 10 Best Travel & Survival Tips” at the Adventures in Paddling Stage! Print the above coupon image to receive a discount at the door or get a discount when you buy your admission tickets to the

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Summer is (supposedly!) just around the corner and there is no better way to gear up for the upcoming warm season than to partake of the annual Spring Cottage Life Show in Toronto.     With Hap’s guidebooks having been sponsored by Swift Canoe for about 25 years now, Hap is a longtime friend to

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Another date to mark your calendars for! Hap has been invited to speak at the 35th anniversary of the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association Convention, Saturday July 19th. at St. Paul Smith’s College in the St. Regis Wilderness Paddling Area in New York, USA. Hap’s talk will feature the latest news about the Path of the Paddle project

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Not long before the season started this year, Hap and Andrea were approached by their friends at Badger Paddles and Portageur.ca to help with an intriguing contest idea.   There has never been a greater need for society to unplug and reconnect all at the same time. The Paddle In The Park Contest was created

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