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Fri, Feb 10

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Gabriola

A New Age of Aging Presentation: Across Alone: One man, One canoe, One country

Join us for a presentation from Gabriola local, Bert terHart, and hear about his recent solo canoe journey across Canada. Following traditional Indigenous and voyageur routes, Bert paddled and portaged 8000km and is the first person in the world to paddle solo across Canada in a single season using

A New Age of Aging Presentation: Across Alone: One man, One canoe, One country
A New Age of Aging Presentation: Across Alone: One man, One canoe, One country

Time & Location

Feb 10, 2023, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Gabriola, 685 N Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3, Canada

About the event

BIO: Bert is a soldier, sailor, adventurer, and serial entrepreneur. He is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society and the Explorer in Residence for the BC Historical Society. He is an internationally acclaimed sailor, and most recently, paddler. Bert is only the 9th person in the world to complete a solo, non-stop circumnavigation using only traditional navigational tools, and the first person to paddle solo across Canada in a single season using only maps and a compass.

Please register before February 6th by contacting Cara at educationandconnection@phcgabriola.org or leave a message at 250-325-9010.

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