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Paddle for the Peace

Paddle for the Peace
Paddle for the Peace
Join us on July 11, 2015, as we celebrate and support the protection of the Peace River.
Jul 11, 2015 from 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM (Canada/Pacific / UTC-700)
Peace River Valley, BC
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Join us to celebrate maintaining the integrity of the Peace River Valley at this unique event. Bring your canoes, kayaks or rafts and participate in a leisurely paddle down a portion of the incredibly scenic Peace River Valley, presently under threat by the proposed Site C dam.

Renowned scientist David Suzuki will speak at the event. Other confirmed speakers include:

  • Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Union of BC Indian Chiefs
  • Richard Bullock, Former Chair, BC Agricultural Land Commission
  • Chief Roland Willson, West Moberly First Nations
  • Lana Popham, New Democrat Opposition Critic for Agriculture and Food

Even if you don’t have watercraft, please feel free to join us on shore at the launch or takeout.

When: Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Registration: In person, at the event 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
$10 per person; 13 and under free.

Launch: 12 noon at the Halfway River Bridge on Hwy 29 between Fort St. John and Hudson’s Hope.

Free Breakfast: 9 – 11 a.m. at the launch site.

Take out: Bear Flat on Hwy 29, approximately 1.5 hr paddle downstream of the launch site. (There is a shuttle bus available to bring you back to get your vehicle from the launch site.)

Free BBQ Lunch: At the takeout site at Bear Flat.

This event is organized and sponsored jointly by the Peace Valley Environment Association, West Moberly First Nations and the Halfway River First Nations.

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